One thing is certain – email is not going away anytime soon. Email is just about the quickest and easiest way to reach out, network, and communicate with people in your business. But with this ease of communication comes challenges that can impact your work efficiency and productivity. This NYC Professional Office Organizer has developed email management strategies that work and keep you productive while still managing hundreds of daily messages. Here are a few of my favorite blogs on this topic.
STOP USING YOUR INBOX AS A TO-DO LIST
One challenge you have probably faced is determining how best to manage the tasks that are delivered via email. With the rate and speed that email collects, it is incredibly easy to lose track of an important email and inadvertently overlook an essential task. The key is to stop using your email inbox as a to-do list. Click here to read the email management strategies to get you started.
HOW TO BEAT EMAIL OVERWHELM
Like many people, you probably receive at least a 100-emails a day. Messages collect from clients, colleagues, mailing lists and of course plenty of spam. To eliminate email overwhelm, start with the basics. Create a system of filing, filters, and rules to keep your inbox organized so you’ll be more efficient. Click here to learn how.
CREATE A SCHEDULE FOR PROCESSING EMAIL
Are you checking your email all day long? With alerts on your phone or tablet, you might find yourself coming back to your inbox several times an hour instead of focusing on other tasks that need to be done. It might feel like you spend more time in your inbox than on any work you need to do. The best solution for this challenge is to develop an email processing schedule that works for you. Learn how here.
For more email management strategies and support, reach out to your NYC Professional Office Organizer today!