On February 26, 2014, we discussed on #ProdChat, the topic: Demystifying Email Inbox Zero. Here are the discussion questions, articles and other notes that I found, noted or wrote in the process of preparing for the tweetchat. Please add any other resources or links you think would help!
Here are the discussion questions:
Q1: CONFESSION TIME: HOW OFTEN DO YOU REALLY HAVE ZERO EMAILS IN YOUR INBOX WEEKLY? #prodchat
Q2: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS (TANGIBLE OR OTHERWISE) OF INBOX ZERO? #prodchat
Q3: WHAT ARE SOME OF THE DRAWBACKS OF TRYING OR MAINTAINING INBOX ZERO? #prodchat
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Q4: HOW DO YOU SYSTEMATICALLY EVALUATE AND MAINTAIN YOUR EMAIL INBOX? #prodchat http://goo.gl/uXBtlR
Q5: WHAT ARE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE EMAIL OVERLOAD THAT COMPETES WITH INBOX ZERO? #prodchat
Q6: WHAT ARE *OTHER* EMAIL STRATEGIES THAT HELP YOU MANAGE EMAIL BETTER? #prodchat
I have placed an asterisk next to the resources I found especially helpful.
Here Are 5 Ways To Take Control Of Your Inbox And Take Back Your Life
5 ways to reach an empty email inbox (and keeping it that way) in 2014
Kyle’s Updated Near Zero Inbox Recipe for Getting Things Done
These are additional random thoughts and questions that came up in the process of writing the discussion questions:
- DO YOU BELIEVE THAT INBOX ZERO IS A MYTH, OR SOMEHOW UNATTAINABLE FOR YOU? WHY, OR WHY NOT?
@michgunn mentioned this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_email_subject_abbreviations
A few other resources: