Just read a short article in HBJ on handling your email load. It’s an constantly current topic, isn’t it.
This guy realized he could go through weeks of emails in 3 hrs after returning from vacation, while he normally spent 3 hrs per day doing the same.
His solution: email time; 30 minutes, 3 times per day. No more!
Could you do that?
I think we all would love to spend less time reading, answering, searching for and sending reminders on emails. But could you start doing that in an organization where everyone else answers emails every second of their workday and some even every second of every day? Would it take a decision by the whole organization for someone’s “email time” to not become a workplace problem?