Best-selling author, time management expert, work life balance specialist and professional speaker Susan Sly shares how to organize your inbox once and for all.
Scottsdale, AZ — November 28, 2016 — Best-selling author, work life balance speaker and expert, and entrepreneur Susan Sly recently published a new article, “Organize It! Organize Your Life When You Organize Your Inbox – 5 Tips to Taming the Email Giant.”
As Susan says, “Email has become an integral part of our professional and personal lives. On the other hand, if we don’t organize our inbox and manage email properly, it can wreck havoc on our productivity on the best of days. Take a day – or especially, a week – off and it can seem as if you’ll never get out from underneath its weight.”
Furthermore, Susan then goes on to explain how one fourth of every worker’s day is taken up by email. This information comes from a study by the McKinsey Global Institute.
From there, Susan shares how organizing your inbox is vital to organizing your business in general.
Next, Susa gives five steps to getting a handle on email “madness”. These include things like checking your email in intervals throughout the day, instead of all through the day and dealing it with it when you touch it.
Sly states, “If you don’t choose what to do with a message immediately when you first see it, it takes up double (or more) of your time and hangs over your head until you’ve taken care of it. Both scenarios hinder your productivity.”
She also goes so far as to say if you can’t get a handle on organizing your inbox, a “purge” may be in order. This essentially means scrapping it all and starting over.
The entire article can be found here: https://susansly.com/organize-organize-life-organize-inbox-5-tips-taming-email-giant/
About Susan Sly:
Susan Sly is an author, speaker and entrepreneur. She has been featured on Lifetime Television, The CBN, ABC Family, The Morning Show in Australia and in the fall of 2015 will appear on CNN, Fox and CNBC. She is the author of several top self help books including the highly acclaimed book about women having it all – The Have It All Woman and Organize Your Life. She has co-authored the best selling book – Soul II Success with NY Times Best Selling Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul – Jack Canfield and is working on another book collaboration featuring Sir. Richard Branson. Susan has also been featured alongside Rich Dad Poor Dad Author, Robert Kiyosaki, in the movie – Rise of the Entrepreneur and in Sharon Lechter’s Book – Think and Grow Rich for Women.
Susan is a passionate philanthropist, working with World Vision Cambodia on a special project liberating girls from trafficking. She’s had other strategic collaborations with the UNHCR, Make-A-Wish and Sistering in Toronto. Susan’s projects have focused on the welfare of women & children. Most importantly Susan is a mother of five children and loving partner to her husband, Chris. She truly believes with a positive mental attitude we can have it all.