Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating email rules or filters, part of Time Management Fundamentals.
- Before I walk you through how to process email,…I need to take a moment and show you…how to set up email filters, sometimes referred to as rules.…Email filters, or rules, are automatic features…that deal with certain emails when they come in.…The most basic example of this is a coupon email…from your favorite business.…Many people are afraid to sign up for coupons…because they're worried that it's going to clog up…their email inbox.…I'll show you what I do and why I sign up for…every coupon site for vendors that I frequent regularly,…and why it doesn't affect my inbox at all.…
Bear in mind that setting up filters may be…easier to do on a desktop or full browser email client,…as some mobile clients may not support these features.…But, once set up, they should work for…wherever you're viewing email.…Here, we have a coupon from a local pizza place.…I like to order pizza from them.…And I'd like to be able to get coupons that I use regularly.…So, what I'll do on this email, is I'll click…on the drop down menu on the email,…
Learn how to get more done in the shortest time possible and avoid the obstacles and distractions that can get in the way of good time management. Dave gives practical strategies for increasing productivity in three main areas: developing habits to be more organized and reducing clutter in your workspace; staying mentally on task and eliminate the to-dos you have floating in your head; and developing a time budget to get the most done during your workday and focus on your most valuable activities.
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- Finding your productivity style and motivation
- Understanding the principles of time management
- Avoiding the pitfalls of multitasking
- Narrowing your gathering points
- Consolidating email and voicemail accounts
- Practicing mind-clearing techniques
- Choosing and using calendar software
- Saying no with tact
- Mastering the what, when, where processing system
- Processing email vs. checking email
- Maintaining productivity gains
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 07/09/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover understanding the focus-chaos scale, as well as the Microsoft Office option. In addition, the following topic was updated: maintaining your productivity gains.
1. Laying the Productivity Groundwork
2. Obstacle to Productivity
3. Productivity Principle 1: Space
4. Productivity Principle 2: Mind
5. Productivity Principle 3: Time
6. Equipping Yourself for Action
Preparing for action4m 30s
7. Gathering to the Inbox
Preparing to gather2m 46s
8. Understanding Processing
9. Processing Email
10. Your Time Budgeter
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