Why Outlook Needs Fixing – Even If You Mainly Use Teams

Why Outlook Needs Fixing – Even If You Mainly Use Teams by Michael Hoffman The disparity between managing email and managing MS Teams often goes unnoticed, yet companies are paying a hefty price for overlooking it. Consider Teams as your virtual neighborhood and Outlook as the broader world encompassing your neighborhood. While you can invite […]

Decoding Information Overload. The Role of Influence and Intention

Decoding Information Overload.The Role of Influence and Intention.by Michael Hoffman Understanding information overload requires recognizing its core purpose: to influence ourselves and others. Central to this is the concept that influence is a key component of happiness. This drive for influence underpins technology too. Take Edison’s light bulb; its aim wasn’t just to light up […]

Whitepaper: Maximizing Email Efficiency with Inbox480

Whitepaper: Maximizing Email Efficiency with Inbox480by Michael Hoffman 42% of the emails in my Deleted Items folder were moved there by Inbox480. Introduction Email remains a cornerstone of business communication. However, the sheer volume of emails received daily can overwhelm even the most organized professionals. This whitepaper explores Inbox480, a revolutionary tool designed to enhance […]

Enhance Your Sales Pipeline with Expert Insights from ChatGPT

Enhance Your Sales Pipeline with Expert Insights from ChatGPT by Michael Hoffman I reached out to a supplier recently to respectfully decline their offer. In the spirit of professionalism, I provided a rationale for our decision and left the door open for future opportunities. The reply I received was predictably intense—Eric (a pseudonym) had already […]

MS Co-Pilot To The Rescue—Not Quite

MS Co-Pilot To The Rescue—Not Quite.Why LeanMail is the Real Solution for Email Management.by Michael Hoffman Co-Pilot’s Limitations for Knowledge Workers Microsoft’s Co-Pilot has garnered attention for its potential applications in various industries. However, it’s important to understand that the tool’s capabilities may not extend effectively into the realm of email management for knowledge workers […]

The Power of Sharing Your LeanMail Journey Early On.

The Power of Sharing Your LeanMail Journey Early On. by Michael Hoffman Embarking on your LeanMail journey is a step toward reclaiming control over your inbox and, by extension, your workday. But did you know that sharing your experience early on is not just beneficial for others, but also for yourself? Here’s why you shouldn’t […]

10 upgrades to Outlook you desperately need but don’t realize it

10 upgrades to Outlook you desperately need but don’t realize it.by Michael Hoffman P.S. MS Co-pilot won’t have these either. The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and staying ahead often means utilizing tools in ways you might not have considered. This guide, “10 Upgrades to Outlook You Desperately Need but Don’t Realize It,” unveils how […]

Prioritizing Effectiveness Amidst the AI Evolution

Prioritizing Effectiveness Amidst the AI Evolution by Michael Hoffman As we begin 2024, it’s crucial to emphasize that while AI advancements are reshaping industries and boosting efficiency, our focus should primarily be on effectiveness —the cornerstone of sustainable success in the modern workplace. The Impact of Effectiveness I recently read an engaging blog published by […]

Moving Beyond Superficial Fixes to Root Solutions

Moving Beyond SuperficialFixes to Root Solutions by Michael Hoffman Why LeanMail is the Game-Changer in Email Management You’ve likely stumbled upon countless articles like this one, offering “proven” tips to manage your overflowing email inbox. While these strategies might seem helpful at first glance, they often only offer superficial solutions to a deeply ingrained problem. […]

Unveiling the Diamond Mine: Applying Pareto to Your Inbox is Essential

Unveiling the Diamond Mine: Applying Pareto to Your Inbox is Essential by Michael Hoffman Imagine the company’s emails as a vast mine, rich with precious diamonds scattered among countless pebbles. Afterall, wouldn’t you agree that 80% of what is being passed back and forth is trivial compared to the vital few? The Pareto principle acts […]