• Five ways to reduce the time you spend on emails

    If email has started to feel more like a burden than a boon, these five strategies from Harvard Business Review can help restore some order to your inbox.

    1. Turn off email notifications, and schedule time to check your email once an hour.
    2. Once you have read an email, either delete it or move it out of your inbox and into a folder.
    3. Create only two email folders — one for emails that require further action and one for emails you might want to read later — and move all saved emails into one of those, preferably with the use of shortcut commands.
    4. If you need to find an important email you have already read, use your program’s search function instead of manually searching for it.
    5. Unsubscribe from or block as spam irrelevant emails instead of taking time to delete them individually.

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    Posted on Mar 12, 2020 by FPM Editors

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