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Make 1 of 5 Decisions with each Email

  • Delete (aggressively)
  • Delegate or Forward
  • DO – IT: 2 min or less, just reply and move on (longer than 5 minutes it may need to be a phone call)
  • Drag to folder, F12 (Save) for filing
  • Defer It for later Action – Drag to calendar, task, flag for later
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Handling E-mail

  • Practice the 5 decisions (see above)
  • Keep to the point – plain and simple
  • Focus on what really matters
  • Send clear, short message
  • Train those you work with to do the same
  • Use Power Drafts for frequently used messages and information

If you’re just now tuning in, check out the beginning of this series of posts here: http://cathysexton.com/how-to-better-process-your-daily-emails-part-i/