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Episode 20: How to Eliminate Your Email Inbox Stress and Overwhelm
written by Kate Northrup on January 31, 2017
Do you suffer with email inbox stress and overwhelm? Not sure where to start and gain control of this issue? Mike is AMAZING at using strategies to keep his inbox empty in order to maximize his time and productivity, and today we’ll look at exactly how he is able to do this.
In this Episode
A good prosperity practice from Kate for the next time you’re at a restaurant [6:23]
What do you want when it comes to your email? [9:15]
Often incoming emails are for other people’s agendas, and not yours [11:55]
How Mike uses multiple email addresses effectively and why it’s not a good idea to do everything with just your one personal email address [13:52]
The three options you should consider when you get an incoming message [19:50]
Is your email stopping you from what you want to do that day? [23:40]
Problems can be solved faster face-to-face [24:05]
Kate’s worst business habit (and how dopamine comes into play)! [28:20]
For Mike, this is all about gaining control [30:15]
The majority of times that we’re asking others to do something, they’re distracted by something else [33:24]
If you have an email list, why you need to stop getting notified when someone unsubscribes [42:20]