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Clean Out Your Inbox Week, Day Five: Ten MORE Tips
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Marsha Egan, CSP - Workplace Productivity Coach and E-mail Expert Marsha Egan, CSP - Workplace Productivity Coach and E-mail Expert
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Dateline: Nantucket , MA
Friday, January 31, 2020

 

In celebration of the end of the Clean Out Your Inbox Week, we are not just providing you one tip, but 10. The International Clean Out Your Inbox Week, always the fourth week in January, is a good time to cleanse, and these tips can remind us all!

1. Create e-folders to hold action items – avoid using your inbox as a “to do” list.

2. Rename or add to the subject line of received e-mails so that you can search them more effectively.

3. Return e-mail requests with phone calls.

4. Avoid the tendency to “work” newly received e-mails if they are less important than your current project.

5. Open your e-mail with the intention of sorting your new items, rather than “knocking the easy ones off”

6. Sort your e-mail in order from top to bottom or bottom to top – avoid scrolling

7. Copy only the people who REALLY need to see your message.

8. Use “if/then” verbiage. e.g. “Please e-mail me if you haven’t received the package” rather than “Did you receive the pkg?”

9. Turn off automatic send/receive and turn off all dings and flashes. Open your e-mail when it is right for YOU

10. Send less e-mail. The more e-mail you send, the more e-mail you’ll get!

About Marsha Egan, CPCU, CSP, PCC, ICF-Certified CoachMarsha Egan, is CEO of the Egan Group, Inc., Nantucket MA and an internationally recognized professional speaker. She is a leading authority on email productivity. Her acclaimed ?12 Step Program for E-Mail E-ddiction? received international attention, being featured on ABC Nightly News, Fox News, and newspapers across the globe. In early 2009, the program was adapted into a book, Inbox Detox and the Habit of E-mail Excellence (Acanthus 2009 - http://InboxDetox.com/book) Marsha works with forward-thinking organizations that want to create a profit-rich and productive email culture. Marsha was named one of Pennsylvania?s Top 50 Women in Business in 2006.
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