The elusive empty inbox
If you’re anything like me, a good chunk of your workday is spent in your inbox. Unfortunately, for as much as email has connected us, it tends to slow us down and diminish real productivity. The tools I describe below have helped to bring me out of my inbox dungeon and has helped me to leverage email as the powerful productivity tool it was meant to be.
(Note: I do not represent any of these companies or products…I just love them.)
ActiveInbox ($39.95/year and up)
ActiveInbox enables you to turn emails into actionable tasks. When I send or receive an email that I want to ensure doesn’t slip through the cracks—but for which there is no immediate action item—I simply add a follow-up date to the email and archive it. On that day, the email comes back into my inbox and marked as a To-Do for that day. If you don’t get to…
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