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Email overload – what would you do with an extra hour a day

Posted Thursday June 23rd, 2011, 9:30 am by

Email overload eats into our day and uses time which we could devote to other activities.  At a networking meeting today I asked several senior business executives what they would do with an extra hour a day.  Here are there responses:

  • Paint
  • Have my hair done
  • Go sailing
  • Sleep
  • Cook
  • Do some strategic planning

What would you do with an extra hour a day?  That is what you can easily save yourself if you take control of your inbox rather than letting it control you and your day!

This weeks tips have focused on how to reduce the number of rounds of email ping-pong as a way of saving time see http://twitter.com/emaildoctor

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  • The inbox, or this PC of mine, will NEVER EVER control me…..!
    I am in control of it……!
    If l choose to take an hour or so…'OUT'…I will do so…..Those people who let the internet control them…..Are very….very….sad indeed…!
    Let's get some 'life'….Back in to our 'lives'.