How to Stop Letting your Emails Manage You
I happen to be one of those odd people that
Here are my top tips (although these tips can work for multiple email platforms, I am referring to systems I have set up in Gmail):
Stop checking your email all of the time
I am one of those people that are against having my email on my phone. Because I run my own business, I went against my rule and set it up but, I did this with restrictions. Instead of receiving a notification every single time I get an email, I have notifications go through my phone five times per day. If this freaks you out, rest easy because there are ways to flag emails from specific senders where you will be notified immediately. And, if you have extra time in your day, there is nothing stopping you from checking your email outside of these scheduled times.
If I am working at my computer, having my inbox open
Set up an autoresponder
If you are one of those people that
Change your inbox to a priority inbox.
If you are a Gmail user, your inbox is automatically set up as a default inbox. Changing my inbox to a priority inbox and changing my inbox sections to Action Required, Information Only,
These are just a few of the tips that work for many of my clients. Email management is a broad topic. At Lead Virtual Solutions, we are all about finding systems and processes that work best for you. If you need a one-time inbox makeover or daily email management, contact us today. We would love to discuss how we can help you with this. We are here to help you stop letting emails run your day.