Email consumes 28% of the workweek, and less than half of those emails deserve your attention. On average, the number of business emails sent and received each day is 122! And with a recovery time of 60-90 seconds for each email, that's a lot of time spent on email alone! How productive can you be if your work day is consumed with email?
Look at your inbox. How many emails do you have? Which ones are important? How do you sort through and decide which take priority and which can wait? In Episode 3 of All Systems Go! Productivity Hacks, Laura Renner talks about organizing your Gmail account in a way that allows you to prioritize your email so you can focus on the important messages first and, thus, be more productive.
Learn how to change your settings so important emails appear at the top of your inbox, while those of lesser importance are weeded out. You will be surprised at how much time you will save cleaning out your inbox by using this productivity hack.
For other tips on getting a handle on your email, download 10 actionable tips to attain Email Nirvana.