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DON’T Check Your Email First Thing in The Morning

DON’T Check Your Email First Thing in The Morning | BUSINESS and more |

In the beginning it’s tempting to check your email all day long, especially in the morning after you’ve been offline for eight or ten hours – Maybe you finally made a sale or one of your readers tried to contact you. Eventually, though, you’re going to be bombarded with email and all that checking can eat into your productivity, especially if you check as soon as you sit down at your computer. Here are three reasons you don’t want to check your email first thing in the morning.

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Some simple but very useful advice how do we should manage our email box every day. Let me know what you think about the topic.

Catherine Luense's curator insight, January 25, 2013 6:19 AM

I am guilty as charged! but, after reading the "4 Hour Work Week" I have reduced my e-mail reading time in half. Okay! I could do better, but Ii' working on it! LOL

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12 Most Wipe-it-Out Tips I Learned on the way to Inbox Zero

12 Most Wipe-it-Out Tips I Learned on the way to Inbox Zero | BUSINESS and more |

Inbox zero... it's a dream or a nightmare for you? Sometimes I wonder, why should I be always in this situation, it's only stress for me. But, if you want it, here twelve advices to do so. [note Martin Gysler]

Email Inbox Zero. At times it can feel like the El Dorado of digital organization — everyone thinks it will bring them organizational bounty, but it proves horribly elusive.

However, it can be done. I’ve been there, more than once.

You too can get there — with the help of the dozen top tips I learned along the way.

1. Decide how often you want to be at zero

Having your inbox permanently at zero is impossible. Having messages come in is, after all, half the point of email. As a lot of my work is built around weekly cycles, for me hitting inbox zero at the end of each week is the aim; for you it might be each day.

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