The first event at the Indianapolis Productivity Summit on Monday, March 30, 2009 was Managing Email Productivity. For ninety minutes, the group reviewed the challenges of email: the biggest threat to getting any work done.
There is a wealth of information available on battling your inbox. As The Methodology Blog has covered before, these are mostly shortcuts to productivity. However, no quick change to your routine can have a lasting impact if the environment is fundamentally broken. Email is not a small problem. It’s a catastrophic and destructive force to everyday time management. Tackling this problem requires more than a handful of tricks. It’s about adopting a fresh perspective.
Check out the slides (direct link) for more information:
If you are drowning in email and know you need to get ahead, consider talking with the email productivity experts at AccelaWork. Our seminars are available for private companies. We also offer comprehensive workplace diagnostics that help you find ways of resolving frustrations with systems (like email) and assists with increased productivity and satisfaction.