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 […]

7 Reasons Why Marking Emails as Unread is a Bad Idea

7 Reasons Why Marking Emails as Unread is a Bad Idea by Michael Hoffman In today’s fast-paced digital world, managing our emails efficiently is crucial to maintaining productivity and staying organized. However, there’s a common habit that many of us might have fallen prey to – marking emails as “unread” after we’ve already read them. […]

Unlocking Email Productivity: Prioritizing the Important Emails with LeanMail

Unlocking Email Productivity: Prioritizing the Important Emails with LeanMail by Michael Hoffman Many of us find ourselves drowning in a sea of emails, struggling to stay organized and on top of our inboxes. The common misconception is that the problem lies in organizing emails, but the real challenge is finding and prioritizing the important ones […]

Tired of email responses that seem to take forever?

Tired of email responses that seem to take forever? by Michael Hoffman Introducing others to LeanMail could change the game for everyone involved. If you’re unfamiliar with LeanMail, it’s more than just another email management tool. It offers a comprehensive system for sorting, prioritizing, and handling emails effectively. The benefits are manifold: Never Drop the […]

The Unseen Wheel – When Teams Don’t Know What They Don’t Know

The Unseen Wheel: When Teams Don’t KnowWhat They Don’t Knowby Michael Hoffman You’ve clearly thought about the benefits of LeanMail and how it could enhance your team’s productivity. While the reluctance to impose any cutting-edge solution is understandable, it’s unlikely your team will discover LeanMail on their own amidst today’s informational overload. If you think […]

Watch out! Your bias is showing

Watch out!  Your bias is showing by Michael Hoffman Cognitive bias refers to the tendency of our brains to make automatic and sometimes inaccurate judgments or interpretations of information. It happens because our brains have limited capacity and rely on shortcuts to process the overwhelming amount of information we encounter every day. These shortcuts, or […]

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 and productivity: LeanMail […]

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 […]