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Decluttering your email account

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rafael Jul 2. 8 Replies

Hey guys,Just wondering - how in the name of the seven hells can I answer more emails faster, and reduce the long term amount of stuff I need to answer? Yes, I know that there is a *delete*-button,…Continue

Starting my own company!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayne Jan 5. 8 Replies

So, I am starting my own company.Next year, on all accounts, promises to be pure hell.Any good advice, consoling words, or whatever?All my life I have, even reluctantly, been told that I am…Continue

Reduction and Prioritizing

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Aug 16, 2013. 3 Replies

My fellow gentlemen (and ladies!), Ah, it's always the same matter: I work by behind off like a champion,but once I am done cutting off one head of the hydra, three more heads arise.How can I reduce…Continue

An Oblong Box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Preston Jun 29, 2012. 1 Reply

Keep your Poe on your shelves, Gentlemen!Another borderline absurd question, but then again,this place has proven to give answers to the most absurd questions,so I am hopeful you can help me with…Continue

 

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Rafael replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"There I was going to give you guys my thanks, then, in the process of posting this, I realize I have TWO accounts here! -_- Talk about decluttering my internet... (Will contact support.) Anyway, on topic: MANY THANKS! :) Evaluating some of the…"
Jul 2
Tim replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"I have my non-time-sensitive emails handled through unroll.me Basically it gathers all of today's emails and formats them into a single email I will get tomorrow morning. A quick browse down that lets me know what I need to read, reply to, or…"
Jun 24
Rafael replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"Wow, thanks so much! Much to process, but many good ideas! :) Will get back to you later, will try to implement a few of those..."
Jun 24
Will replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"I do a lot to make this happen.  Here are some things I do, using Outlook. * Rule:  if the mail comes to a distribution list, it automatically goes into my "mass mailings" folder. * Rule:  if the mail has "142" in…"
Jun 24
Steve Dallas replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"To be honest, my first step for you would be to have you evaluate why you have so many unanswered emails. Are they certain types that you just put off? Next I would have you look at your email structure. Do you use folders? Are the emails you need…"
Jun 24
Regular Joe replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"Also, run a few lifehacker.com and youtube searches for email management or email productivity. There are loads of principles and techniques and systems you can use to become more efficient. "
Jun 24
Regular Joe replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"If you use Outlook, learn to use "rules". "
Jun 24
Rebekah replied to Rafael's discussion Decluttering your email account
"It depends on your situation.  To reduce the number of emails you receive, use the phone and face-to-face conversation more and email less, and encourage the same with your co-workers.  Re-evaluate what you need to be cc'd on, and…"
Jun 23
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Decluttering your email account

Hey guys,Just wondering - how in the name of the seven hells can I answer more emails faster, and reduce the long term amount of stuff I need to answer? Yes, I know that there is a *delete*-button, but, generally, what can you recommend me there. - I am a notorious workaholic, mind you, and I realize I need to take some time off, sometimes...Thanks,RafeSee More
Jun 23
Wayne replied to Rafael's discussion Starting my own company!
"Taxes Taxes Taxes!!! If you are well read on your local tax codes and business tax laws start hitting the books. Taxes and stupid L&I safety inspections will get you is you are not careful. If you can afford to after you start before you hire…"
Jan 5
Steve Fine replied to Rafael's discussion Starting my own company!
"I have no idea what you mean bro-science-y  ???"
Jan 3
Herb Munson left a comment for Rafael
"Ah Rafael, you did well! Welcome to The Great Debate!"
Jan 1
Rafael replied to Rafael's discussion Starting my own company!
Dec 31, 2013
Rafael replied to Rafael's discussion Starting my own company!
"Heh. I'd rather not tell. :) Marketing, that corner."
Dec 31, 2013
Rafael replied to Rafael's discussion Starting my own company!
"Thank you. :) I have heard of those titles, and will check them out. Aren't they a bit bro-science-y?"
Dec 31, 2013
Ben replied to Rafael's discussion Starting my own company!
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