Monday, October 01, 2007
Email Hacks: Flush the Inbox
There have been times when my email inbox has been hopelessly full. It generally say something about the state of my life honestly. There is something very sweet about looking at an empty (or nearly empty) inbox.
Do not use your email inbox as your system for organizing tasks. It's a good way to let important tasks slip through the cracks. Instead, act on your email and archive it OR note the task in another system and archive it.
Merlin Mann of 43 folders has done a series on "Inbox Zero". Check it out, including the talk he did at Google.