Email avalanches. They’re the worst. What starts as a reasonably organized inbox can get way out of control, way fast.
As someone with tens of thousands of emails in my inbox over the last few years, I’ve created a good system to keep organized and make sure that none of my tasks get lost in the shuffle. In my system, your inbox is set up as a to-do list. If any email requires action from you in any way, keep it in you inbox. When you’re done with it, label and archive it so that it is neatly put away— out of sight, out of mind.
This article will walk you through the steps to set up your organized email if you use gmail. If you haven’t read it yet, you should read the prequel to this, 7 Ways To Organize Your Email And Get $#!% Done.Continue Reading