To effectively manage our email, we have to accept a few basic truths. They’re hard truths, but that only makes them even more valuable. Here they are:
– What’s important to other people is not (as) important to you.
– You are inherently lazy and egocentric.
– Ruthlessness is a hell of a time-saver.
With those facts, we have the basis of a truly workable email-management system.
Read the full post, titled Managing Email Realistically, by Matt Gemmell
(thank you Rusty)