Managing emails

Are you a slave to email?

There is no doubt that the advent of email has changed billions of lives and literally the way we work. Of course, we all know the benefits of email and how it has enabled us to take productivity to another level completely. It can also undermine your productivity if you are not using it correctly though.

How often do you find yourself checking your email, every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, 3 hours? The next important question is how effectively do you manage your email? We have many tools which assist us in being more productive and optimizing our time, but most often, we don’t pay attention to optimizing the tools we have.

You know if you are not managing your email effectively because:

  • You always

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Increase Productivity

Is your communication affecting your productivity?

Most of the time we assume we are communicating effectively but how often do you say ¨what i meant was…¨ or ¨I don´t think you understood me clearly?¨ Do you find that you have to repeat something simply because an email has been misinterpreted or a conversation misunderstood? Learning to communicate effectively is a skill that you need to develop if you want to excel in your relationships and increase your productivity. Here are some simple ways to boost your communication to positively impact your results.

Organize your thoughts

Before you need to communicate something important. If you need to talk about ideas or if you really ardent about something, you could really benefit from thinking about some key points you want to communicate before. … Read the rest

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You don’t have time to improve your time?

It is not uncommon to hear how many people complain that they want more time, but they don´t have time to improve their time, sounds almost like a catch 22 situation, doesn´t it? Implementing a time management system, analyzing your personal productivity systems and structures and making the necessary changes can take hours.

Of course this is the best long term solution but what about those who desperately need to improve their time now but want to start small and go step by step? If you want to just make one change that will dramatically free up much more of your time, master one skill and then once you have that developed it to a T, start working on others.

Here is one change that … Read the rest