Has your email inbox taken over control over your life? How many emails are sitting unanswered in your inbox? How many newsletters do you subscribe to? Do you check your email constantly throughout the day? You’re not alone. In fact, 79% of Americans check their email before they even get out of bed in the morning. The Huffington Post calls email a gigantic game of Tetris that we can’t possibly win. Over 25% of your work day is wasted by simply checking and sending emails. But, what if you could conquer your inbox? This week’s podcast has a some great tips and tricks on how to increase your productivity at work and home with your email. Are you using your Gmail account to its full potential?
In this episode of the Money Q&A podcast, “Your Money: Your Choices”, I interview Craig Jarrow who is the publisher of the incredible productivity blog, the Time Management Ninja. He is also the author of several books “Crush Your Procrastination” and “You Are Stronger Than You Think – The Best of Motivation from Time Management Ninja”. On the podcast we talk about specific tips and tricks that you can use to take back control over your email. We discuss using applications built into Gmail that can taking your emailing to the next level and free up huge chunks of your time. Craig and I also talk about what it takes to only check your email twice a day at work and how you must change the way that you interact with your email and your coworkers to do it. You won’t want to miss this great conversation all about reclaiming your email inbox.