Posted Thursday August 30th, 2012, 9:25 am by Dr Monica Seeley
As you trawl through your inbox on returning from leave are you wasting time sending unnecessary emails? Mimecast found that only one in four emails is really necessary. A recent Mesmo Consultancy survey found that senior executives felt that on average 44% of the emails they receive are not needed.
You return from leave to a severe attack of email overload as your inbox is overflowing. The temptation to scan the inbox and fire off a few replies will be hard to resist. Now you have little or no chance of creating an empty inbox as the chain mail syndrome kicks in. Here is a seven point plan to help you clear your inbox quickly and take some steps to reducing not only the holiday email overload but move towards inbox zero.
|Seven steps to reducing holiday email overload|
The result – no email overload and you should reached inbox zero by reducing the rounds of unnecessary email ping-pong. Now you have time to turn your attention to other important tasks.
Do you have any tips to share about dealing with the holiday email overload backlog?