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 […]

Poor Email Management – The Real Reason for Slow Responses

Poor Email Management:The Real Reason for Slow Responses   by Michael Hoffman Many people blame their inability to respond in a timely manner on the demands of their job. But the truth is that the real reason they’re struggling is because they’re not managing their email well.  One of the biggest culprits is Outlook, the most widely […]

LeanMail Isn’t Just For High Volume Emailers

LeanMail Isn’t Just For High  Volume Emailers by Michael Hoffman LeanMail is a highly efficient email management method designed to streamline your inbox and increase productivity, regardless of the volume of emails you receive. While many email management systems are geared towards individuals with high email volumes, LeanMail offers numerous benefits even for those who receive […]

Should Inbox Zero Be Your Goal? Probably Not.

Should Inbox Zero Be Your Goal? Probably Not. by Michael Hoffman Most of the blogs I read about being more productive with email focus on reaching inbox zero. No doubt, it’s a worthy cause, but is it the correct objective for you? Probably not. Most people struggle with keeping their head above water, never mind capturing […]

How to write Next Actions that create impact

How To Write Next Actions That Create Impact by Michael Hoffman Probably the biggest challenge novice LeanMailers face is writing proper Next Actions (NAs) that make an impact on your brain. When your NAs are generic, your brain struggles to remember what the NAs pertained to. The result, then, is an increase in time-spend, not a decrease — without any […]