An interesting article in Free Enterprise, Crossposted from The Young Entrepreneur Council.
This probably isn’t the first article you’ve read about taming the email beast. You know all about categorizing, filtering, batching your time, etc., etc. But no matter how savvy your email system is, managing your inbox is still attacking the symptom, not the problem.
What if you just got less email to start with? WAY less email?
Think about it this way. If you were trying to lose weight, which would be more successful: executing a pantry-management strategy to eat less cookies, or not buying the cookies in the first place?