The first is the number of email messages I have in my inbox on my business account.
The second is the number of email messages I have in my inbox on my personal account.
I am a terrible email user. I do not actively manage the influx of daily messages and frequently finding myself investing a good deal of time cleaning out the inbox of unread junk email and mailing lists I don’t have time for. I need to get better at email organization!
My friend Kyle Chowning wrote a fantastic post recently titled “Three Quick Steps to a Zero Inbox.” The premise of the post is to create three new folders in your email program:
- Follow Up
- …and use your Archive.
This is one of the best methods for organizing email madness that I’ve ever seen.
If you’re looking for a method to help sort through the madness of your email… Read Kyle’s post!
UPDATED: It’s difficult getting through all of these email messages. If you’ve tried Kyle’s method, let me know your success!