The holiday was great! Now you’re digging yourself out of a million and one important and not so important emails, all while trying to knock items off your ever-growing to-do list.
Here are a few tips and strategies that might help:
Turn off Email Notifications
Ever found that you can get more done in an hour before the shop opens, or when you escape to a cafe than you can the rest of the day? We’ve all been there. It’s amazing what you can do when you have an uninterrupted hour.
Source: Mark Murphey
Prioritize To-Do List
By making lists and prioritizing the top three things that NEED to be accomplished today, and then setting aside uninterrupted time for those tasks, studies have shown huge increases in productivity.
Source: Lisa Quast
Flag Emails That Need Attention
When sorting through those endless emails, flagging the ones that still need following-up or more attention, is a great way to manage the inbox. Archiving emails that don’t need a response can declutter your inbox.
Source: Emma Johnson