Is email overload stopping you from being effective or efficient in the workplace?
Is email overload stopping you from being effective in your home life?
Is email overload stopping you from achieving financial and personal freedom?
Is email overload stopping you from subscribing to the Ten Steps to Wealth?
If Outlook is your main point of communication at work or at home, then you may need to reconsider how you are using it.
Rule #1: Do not use your Outlook INBOX as your “to-do” list. I can almost guarantee that is why you are failing!
Rule #2: Unsubscribe to unwanted notifications(social networks), newsletters, blog alerts etc. As Mark Hurst advises ” let go of the bits”: i.e “bits” of information.
Rule #3: It will take some time to rethink, revalue the information, and set up alternative systems. It won’t happen overnight. More on this in a later blog
MANAGING EMAIL OVERLOAD: On the sidebar are links to two books that have made a difference to the way I have worked on my own email overload. I have used the tips essentially at work but also at home with great success. It will require a change to your way of “thinking” – and sometimes that can be the most challenging aspect of change!
A few of us at my workplace meet once a month to share our progress and innovations whilst conquering our overload! Having a group of like minded people around you is the best way to keep motivated and move forward towards change.
To make time to read and start the journey on the Ten Steps to Wealth (health, dream job or relationship), it might be worth reviewing some of the anchors holding you back. Email overload may be one of them!