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November 13, 2015

I LOVE This Elephant & Piggie Email

Since we’ve been taming the e-mail beast bit-by-bit around here, I wanted to share a personal one that just hit my inbox. It’s from one of my good friends, Anne L., who lives here in the DC burbs. There are so many reasons this email made…

November 6, 2015

Tame the Beast Continues: Katie’s Email Folder System

Here in Together-land, we are continuing to slay the email beast, bit-by-bit. First, by setting routines like Will, then by managing expectations like Tony, and then by adjusting norms like New Orleans College Prep. Today, we will take a peek at…

October 21, 2015

Tame The Email Beast: Slack!

However tempting it may be to consider quitting email altogether, it’s just not practical anymore.  Luckily, you can find an alternative approach to managing it, so it doesn’t have to manage you! New Orleans College Prep, a small charter…

April 24, 2015

Yesterbox PLUS Inbox Pause!

The Yesterbox blog post (Hi, Tony, are you reading this?!) got a lot of traction. People are INTO it. I’m into it. Ron G., a principal in New Orleans, is into it. He also takes it one step further by adding in Inbox Pause, a button to help you…

January 23, 2015

Email You-Know-What: What’s the Root Cause?

It’s brewing. There’s an email issue among us, and I’m going to TAKE.IT.ON. So, what is the real issue? There are lots of theories. Some of it’s behavioral, like FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), some of it’s structural (must you know EVERYTHING…

April 9, 2014

Tracking My Time #1: Confession

Thus begins a 3-part series of guilty admissions, ahem, lessons learned, March 10, 2014, when I actually took a look at what I was doing and when. Awhile back, I decided to track my time in 30-minute increments over the course of a week, as…

January 10, 2014

My New Year’s Resolution: Email Recommitments

Rumor has it I’m considered an expert on this productivity stuff. . . calendars, time management, to-do lists, what-have-you. But it doesn’t mean I’m perfect. Far from it. . . In fact, my dear friend Hilary likes to lovingly remind me of my…

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