Posts filed under: Email

What do other people do that negatively impacts your productivity? If you or someone you know just can't seem to respond to messages, read on....
Gmail is the tool which handles all of my email accounts. I like it because I can access it and handle it from anywhere. Archiving or deleting a message on one device handles it across all devices. At the end...
Fragmentation is a real and growing problem in today’s society. We know that to produce anything of quality, we must focus and maintain that focus for a period of time. Today’s society, however, is moving in the opposite direction at...
“No, I never got that email.” Is that your awkward reply when asked why you didn’t respond to that important email? “Check your spam folder and see if it’s there,” you are told. Now, awkwardness turns to embarrassment when you...
We have research that shows email makes us stupid! A study done in Great Britain, conducted back in 2005, found that email lowers our IQ by 10 points. Hewlett-Packard commissioned the study which found that the constant interruptions of email, instant...
You walk to the curb and take the mail from your mailbox. When you walk away from that mailbox, it is empty! Better yet, it’s not empty just one day; it’s empty at the end of every day. Wouldn’t it...
How many times have you clicked “Send” on an email and then realize you forgot the attachment? The whole reason for the email was the attachment, and you did such a masterful job of explaining all about it. When you...
A week ago, I wrote about my impressions of Gmail’s new tabbed view. After giving it a try, I found it gave me more places I had to look before being assured I had handled all of my email. Since...
A little over a month ago, Google rolled out its new Gmail inbox. The design allows the user to have multiple tabs across the top of the inbox. Gmail would automatically sort various types of emails into the correct tab....
The posts throughout August have chronicled  my personal organizational system and how it has changed from high school to now. In particular, you have read about very recent changes as a result of changing Smartphones from BlackBerry to Android, and...