Is Anyone Elses Inbox a Complete Disaster?

Is Anyone Elses Inbox a Complete Disaster? by Michael Hoffman There was a time when one might be too embarrassed to publish a cavalier statement like the one above. Today, however, it’s almost a badge of honor. The subtext of Chenell’s comment might be construed as “Should we really take email seriously? (Who can keep […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recognizing the Real Problem with Email: A Future Perspective

Recognizing the Real Problem with Email by Michael Hoffman If you are a leader in an organization, it could be a good idea to read this article by Maura Thomson entitled: 5 ways email costs your company. The article explores the negative impact of email on productivity and offers strategies to mitigate its detrimental effects. […]

Why Reassessing How Teams Manage Email Is Much More Than Time Management

Why Reassessing How Teams Manage Email Is Much More Than Time Managementby Michael Hoffman Our marketing team receives similar responses to this one on a daily basis. Thank you for your interest, but we recently received training and consultancy on ‘time management and the use of outlook’, so let’s not waste your time, thanks again. […]

Next Actions On Emails: Do The Math

Next Actions On Emails: Do The Math To Get The Huge Savingsby Michael Hoffman Adding a next action and a deadline to emails that require further attention is an enormously productive time-saving strategy because it helps you plan and stay organized. When you receive an email that requires more time or information to respond to, […]

Mail Manager’s Research Reveals Poor Email Management Affects Business Productivity, Leading to Wasted Time and Reduced Visibility

Mail Manager’s Research Reveals Poor Email Management Affects Business Productivity, Leading to Wasted Time and Reduced Visibility by Michael Hoffman A recent report by Mail Manager has found that email is still the most widely used and important communication tool in the business world. However, the lack of proper email management has a significant impact on […]

The Benefits of Next Action and Due Date Columns in Managing Interrupted Work

The Benefits of Next Action and Due Date Columns in Managing Interrupted Work by Michael Hoffman Introduction Interruptions are a common occurrence in today’s work environment, with negative effects on productivity, stress levels, and quality of work. Numerous studies have been conducted on the effects of interruptions, leading to the development of various systems to help […]

What Stops People from Managing Email Better? – Common Obstacles and Solutions

What Stops People from Managing Email Better? Common Obstacles and Solutions by Michael Hoffman Many people struggle with managing their email effectively. Despite the numerous strategies and tools available, email overload remains a common problem in today’s fast-paced work environment. So, what stops people from managing their email better? One of the main reasons why people […]