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It starts in your own head
The right way to deal with eMailIt starts in your own mind: It is definitely not necessary to pay every incoming mail immediately undivided attention. Nothing is less efficient than doing one task half-heartedly, while one part of the concentration is devoted to a completely different process.
Go on a strict information diet and focus on result output rather than information input. On your steps to the empty inbox. Because I also get dozens, sometimes hundreds of emails per day.
Tricks against the eMail-Flood
If I answered all immediately, I would probably come to nothing. Also belonged to me eMailFor a long time, it was one of the biggest time thieves. Meanwhile, I'm fighting the daily eMail-Lut has learned some tricks that make it easier to work through and improve my productivity.
So I am - in contrast to many other stakeholders - now also able to process my mails accordingly fast. Let's take a look at my strategies that will enable you to get your inbox up and running in no time.
The most effective anti-thefteMailmethods
Here are the fastest and most effective methods I've found to get a high eMailGetting a handle on things:
- none eMails in the morning: As a matter of principle, start your working day not with the retrieval of e-mail, but with your most important task, which you have undertaken for this day. You will be able to edit your e-mails at noon or in the afternoon.
- Edit contaminated sites: If you currently have an overwhelming inbox with countless messages, you should first create a temporary folder and move it there.: You work on these mails every day for a previously defined period of time - after (!) You have looked after the new incoming mails.
- Do not constantly check: On the way or between two tasks, it may well be that you do not particularly stop the habit of checking your inbox. But keep in mind: eMails are always a fault. When you're working on something, it's by no means a good idea eMails.
- Install a barrier: That's why you should try to make no exceptions. It's best to install a barrier: Stop auto-downloading mails, not be notified of new messages, do not carry your phone with you when you go to a customer. Whatever makes it harder for you to check your emails - use it.
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