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 […]

Embrace The Lean Mindset Hour by Hour

Embrace The Lean Mindset Hour by Hour Empowering Teams for Success with LeanMail           by Michael Hoffman LeanMail can play a significant role in increasing acceptance of Lean principles by offering practical solutions and benefits that align with Lean methodologies. Here are ways LeanMail can contribute to increasing acceptance of Lean: Enhanced efficiency […]

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 […]

ChatGPT’s Suggestion For Fixing Email Will Blow Your Mind

ChatGPT’s Suggestion For Fixing Email Will Blow Your Mind by Michael Hoffman I asked ChatGPT how we should fix email.  Here’s what it said: Establish clear communication guidelines: Set expectations for email usage, response times, and when it’s more appropriate to use alternative communication channels. Encourage concise and clear writing: Emphasize the importance of brevity, clarity, […]

What Are the Right Buckets For Email And Does It Really Matter

What Are the Right Buckets For Email And Does It Really Matter? by Michael Hoffman From watching this YouTube video, BEST Way to Organize Gmail, it would be easy to believe the author’s argument that email generally falls into three categories: Follow-up; Awaiting response; Need to read. Perhaps they do, but you could just as well […]

Optimizing Email Management with LeanMail: A Comprehensive Solution to Email Overload

Optimizing Email Management with LeanMail:A Comprehensive Solution to Email Overload  by Michael Hoffman Executive Summary: Email overload is a common issue that affects productivity and causes stress for many professionals. In today’s fast-paced business environment, managing email effectively is essential to ensure efficient communication, collaboration, and information sharing. LeanMail is a comprehensive email management solution designed […]