Spouse, parent, employee, business owner, entrepreneur, friend, volunteer. How many roles do you play? And how much information comes along with each of those roles? Alerts, news articles, checklists, emails, junk mail, bills, phone calls, text messages, meeting invites, … [Read more...] about How to defeat information overload and reduce stress
I recently returned from an amazing, whirlwind family vacation. 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. 😳 I once worked … [Read more...] about How to quickly catch up on email
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?