Kudzu, The Electronic Inbox Problem

Kudzu, The Electronic Inbox Problem Today in my American Express quick mail, I read some good tips about organizing my inbox. Not the inbox on my desk, but the monster size list I have left to grow like Kudzu weeds on my Mac. I used to be one of those people that cleaned everything out when I worked in a corporate environment. Now, I still read or instantly delete all e-mails in two days or less. But sorting them for action has lost its priority. Of course software provided by browsers, and even our computers, help by just deleting or hiding e-mails after so much time. Yet, that can become a bigger problem when I really want to find that old idea or name within a message. Today I learned when it comes to handling e-mails there are two basic types of people. The first type subscribes to the “touch once” policy. They open an e-mail and take action on it immediately. They...
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