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Email Best Practices for Teams

A client asked me for our best practices around email communications, to share with their globally dispersed teams. They had learned the keys to getting to inbox zero, but their productivity was stymied by the sheer volume of unproductive emails being sent around the company. These tips were born out of the shared practices we use here at […]

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Healthy Email Habits from Entrepreneur

Using nutrition as a metaphor, this article from Entrepreneur offers some tips and tricks for getting “in” to zero, including some words of wisdom from our own David Allen. Click here to read the full article “Achieve a Leaner Inbox with these 3 Fit Tips.”

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Productivity Article: “The Cost of Continuously Checking Email”

Sure, getting our email inbox to zero is a great feeling, but this article, “The Cost of Continuously Checking Email” by the Harvard Business Review reminds us that trying to constantly do this is detrimental (in more ways than you might imagine!) Meanwhile, if you have yet to experience that feeling of getting your email […]

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It’s Time to Get Your Email Under Control!

Register now!  Join us Tuesday, April 29 from 10-11:15 a.m. PDT, for our “Getting Email Under Control” webinar.  We’ll  focus on the keys for effectively managing email. You’ll learn strategies for dealing with backlog, the questions to ask to get “In” to zero on a regular basis, and tips for organizing actionable and non-actionable email. 

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Dealing with Email—Two Minutes with David Allen

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What's your standard for email?

I assert that it’s actually less effort to maintain your email inbox at zero than to maintain it at 300 or 3,000. Will it take effort? Of course. But there is gold to be mined there with a trusted practice that will have ripple effects across your workflow and motivation.

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Email, calendar, & tasks in Outlook – the GTD way

If you need to get on top of your Microsoft Outlook® email, calendar, and tasks by implementing GTD, this is the webinar for you. You’ll learn the best recommendations for building a GTD system in Outlook to seamlessly handle your work and personal commitments.

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Which is more stressful: email or no email?

With the GTD approach to getting email under control, you can stay connected, or take a vacation away from email, and trust that your decision is healthy.

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Email Overload and Cabin Porn

GTD’s systematic approach relieves the stress, and makes the busy-ness of our modern lives sustainable.

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GTD Nuggets – Getting your email to zero

Scanning an email and leaving it in “In” because it’s not as important as other emails at the moment creates double reading, double thinking, and double decision-making (not to mention the nagging it creates in the psyche in the meantime.) – David Allen

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