I have a TON going on! And in turn, I get a TON of email.
I bet you do too.
Email comes in for the blog. Email comes in for Tag a Towel. Email comes in for my son and all of his school functions. It’s a LOT of dings to my inbox.
I heard of Inbox Zero from Laura Roeder. If you don’t know, I also work with Laura as her “Director of Communications” aka “email guru”. I have for the past two years. Actually, my two year anniversary working with her is tomorrow! (wow!) Laura is FULL of awesome information that helps you work smarter.
A while back as my inbox over at LauraRoeder.com was filling up and swallowing me whole, she shared this YouTube video. It’s Merlin Mann, a productivity guru sharing a super simple but super powerful new way to manage your email.
Watch it! Yes, it’s about an hour. (psst. it’s really 30 minutes of “speaking” then it’s Q&A.) But it will change the way you work. It will help you work smarter. It will change your life if you, like me, spend a lot of time on email. (don’t we all?!)
So here you go! Inbox Zero!
(p.s. I moved all email to gmail. The archive function alone sold me. Again, another awesome revelation from Laura)