Many of us have embarked on worthy crusades to tame our inboxes and therefore our time. (Remember the inbox zero trend from a few years ago?) But often, these ambitious endeavors fall to the wayside over time. As more pressing priorities arise, our old email habits reemerge.
I advocate for a simple system, what I call practicing good email hygiene.
1. Send fewer and better messages
Make messages brief, simple, and orderly. Avoid the temptation to send a reply the instant something pops...