With the new year and the new semester in full swing, this Fast Company article provides 3 great tips to triage your email handing.
Doesn’t require any response or action
You can respond to and be finished with in a matter of minutes (my rule 3-5 minutes)
Requires a response or action that you either don’t have time to deal with right away or that won’t be relevant until some later day or time
The article details 4 rules on how to handle you emails. I can't resist having all these numbers in my blog post. Remember Numbers are your friends.
DO NOT leave your email box open all time (going to be so hard for me to do)
Apply the Triage rule detailed above
Better Email Notification System (don't get notification for emails, also so hard for me to do) and
Embrace email tools in front of you.
Here is a link to the full article for your reading pleasure.