Zack introduces the concept of "inbox zero" and why it's so important to manage your email properly if you want to maximize productivity and minimize distractions. Learn the basic steps necessary to achieve inbox zero including declaring email bankruptcy, how to manage newsletter subscriptions, as well as how to use task managers like Trello or OmniFocus to keep your inbox clean.
- [Narrator] In a previous lesson I walked you through…the basics of setting up your first time block,…and the foundation of working in focused blocks of time…is eliminating distractions, and there is no single…distraction that's killing your productivity…more than email.…On average, people spend over six hours per day…inside their email inbox.…I'm sorry, but this is just horrifying…if you were a creative professional.…This maybe makes sense if you work in customer service…and your job is to serve the needs of others.…But if you're spending all day long doing your best…to keep up with incoming emails, you eventually become…the I Love Lucy sketch where Lucy can't keep up…with the chocolate on the conveyor belt.…
If you really want to escape your inbox…and effectively manage communication…with your team members you're going to need a system,…and that system in my opinion is Inbox Zero.…In this lesson, I'm not going to dive…into the nuts and bolts quite yet.…I'm just going to introduce you…to some of the essential concepts,…
- File management
- Time blocking
- Cleaning up your email inbox
- Organizing and prioritizing notifications
- Selecting apps to help you with task and time management
- Filtering email messages and paperwork
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