Email Management

Managing email is a major task. Knowledge workers spend 28% of their time on Luckily, there is lots of information available on how to handle it. Listed below are a few links to articles I have found helpful.

The four D’s for decision making are similar to the ones for paper management.

Getting To Done: email triage at Lifehacker describes a folder system.

Tips for Mastering E-mail Overload by Stever Robbins.

Melin Mann at 43 Folders has an “Inbox Zero” series. Here is a slideshare.

8 Things Email is Good For and How To Keep Your Inbox Empty: 7 Simple Email Tactics from

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