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How teachers can manage email overload

Tuesday April 23rd, 2019, 3:09 pm

Email overload and aggressive emails from parents is now one of the major drains on teachers productivity.

In this article first published in IE-Today, Dr Seeley provides tips on how to deal with these challenges and provide more time to focus on the real issues of lesson preparation and pastoral care.

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Emails is the number one drain on our productivity: inbox declutter can help

Wednesday February 13th, 2019, 9:09 pm

Badly managed email is the “number one drain” on many businesses’ productivity, it has been claimed.

Email overload and stress

Despite the rise of other ways to send messages, email traffic is predicted to grow by four per cent a year worldwide and 296 billion are sent each day. An inbox declutter is one sure fire way to improve your performance, well being and mental health.  Click here for more.

This article first appeared in the Bournemouth Echo on 25 January 2019.

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Does spending too long dealing with email affect our well-being?

Wednesday February 13th, 2019, 8:53 pm

Studies over the past decade, link the rise in musculoskeletal disease to the increased time we spend working at our computers. In 2013 it was estimated that in the UK businesses lost about 30 million days through musculoskeletal related illness such as chronic back, lower limb, wrist and hand problems.

Improve your performance by keeping your whole body energised

Here are ten top tips drawn from talking to a range of medical and related experts (such as physiotherapists, orthopaedic specialists and ophthalmic consultants) to keep you at peek performance and ultimately save time whilst dealing with email (and indeed any technology related task).  Click here to read more.

This article first appeared in Executive Secretary Magazine, a global training publication and must read for any administrative professional. You can get a 30% discount on an individual subscription when you subscribe through us. Email subscriptions@executivesecretary.com and tell them we sent you.

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Inbox vacation

Sunday November 19th, 2017, 8:54 pm

Inbox vacation

As the vacation season approaches, many of you will be faced with the perinial dilemma of whether or to put your inbox on vacation too.  This article reviews the pros and cons and of having an inbox vacation.  It looks at ways to pack (and unpack) your inbox properly so that you don’t drown in an email tsunami on your return.   It shows you how to have a really email free vacation, setting a safe Out of Office Message what to do if you feel you really must log-in whilst away.

Published in Executive Secretary Magazine March 2017

 

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At the mercy of your inbox? How to cope with email overload

Friday November 17th, 2017, 10:04 pm

Email is over 30 years old and hasn’t changed that much since its inception. But over the years we have been letting it take over our lives. It started out as a basic electronic messaging system, and we now use it to communicate everything – from the simplest to the most complex messages.  This blog reviews some of different approaches to managing email overload and their pros and cons, including inbox zero and the goldfish techniques.

Published in The Guardian November 2017

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