The Email Inbox Tip That’s Squashed One Big Source of Distraction
It’s what you do once your newsletters are grouped together that makes the difference
Confession: inbox-zero articles churn my gut. Most of them weren’t written for people like me.
Go read Martine’s article, then come back here to see how I’ve made it work for me.
Auto email grouping isn’t the answer
I use an email service that doesn’t automatically group emails by category into their own smart folders. This is a good thing, in my opinion, as those helpful automated services often don’t get it right.
These past two weeks, I’ve gotten into the swing of sending all the newsletters I receive into one spot, separate from mail that needs more immediate attention. It’s made a significant difference to the way my brain responds to the number of emails that show as unread.
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