habitchef-podcast-logoIn this episode of The Habit Chef Podcast, I’ll share 3 preemptive measures, 3 processing tactics, and 3 advanced strategies for mastering your email and getting to Inbox Zero. Plus, your teams will work better, and you’ll accomplish more of your goals.

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Listen in, and you’ll learn:

  • Why there’s an inverse relationship between email and productivity
  • Why email causes us so much stress
  • Which three proactive habits will eliminate most unnecessary email
  • Which three processing habits will help you organize your important communications
  • Which three strategies will improve your leadership and help you achieve your goals

Notes from this Episode:

Using Email to Build Relationships

Chris Guillebeau

Matt Kress, Relate.ly

Step One – 3 Preemptive Strikes

1. Schedule team meetings or conference calls at least weekly.

2. Quit using email as your to-do list. (Try Remember the Milk.)

3. Unsubscribe liberally.

Step Two – 3 Processing Tactics

1. Use multiple inboxes and filters to sort and group your messages.

2. Use archive and search.

3. Don’t play email ping-pong and reply simply to confirm receipt.

Step Three – 3 Advanced Strategies

1. Use batching.

2. Don’t check your email when you can’t act.

3. Empower others.


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