I just returned from an amazing, whirlwind family vacation over the long weekend. I looked at my email once or twice the morning we left, and then didn't open it again until I returned to the office. It was glorious. Until I realized there were over 400 emails in my inbox. … [Read more...] about How to quickly catch up on email after vacation
In any given work day, I receive 100-200 emails. Definitely not Inbox Zero. Some of you may be thinking that’s an insanely low number and some of you are probably overwhelmed by how high that number is. During a busy workday, it’s not uncommon to have 20-30 emails come in … [Read more...] about Why I don’t strive for Inbox Zero: super simple email organization
Does your computer often feel like the digital equivalent to endless piles all over a desk? You know what you’re looking for is there, but you just can’t find it. We’ve all been there at some point. The good news is that you don't have to stay there. Just like a good physical … [Read more...] about One way to effectively organize digital information
Have you read David Allen's Getting Things Done (affiliate link)? Many tout it as one of the best organization systems out there. I love the idea behind it, but the complexity of his systems overwhelms me. I know that I would only follow through with his suggestions for a week, … [Read more...] about What is the best (digital) organization system?
First of all, I've had a few moments of feeling like I’m the only person on the planet that hasn’t read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. That may be a slight exaggeration, but seriously, so many people have read it! I’ve read several articles and blog … [Read more...] about What I learned from the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up