Let’s stop taking an ad-hoc approach to email. And let’s do it intentionally.

Let’s stop taking an ad-hoc approach to email. Let’s do it intentionally.   Here’s the thing.  When we enter our inbox without a fixed procedure, we are immediately faced with dozens of options regarding how we are going to manage our email. While options sound like a good thing to have, they are extremely limiting. […]

How to Save and Archive Documents Like a Pro

How to Save and Archive Documents Like a Pro If you look up how to save a file in Google, you will get this: Follow these steps to save a document as a separate version: Select File> Save As. In the Save As dialog box, ensure that the Version option is selected. … In the Description field, enter information about the content that has changed from the […]

LeanMail 5.1 has arrived

LeanMail 5.1 has arrived! LeanMail 5.1 marks a major breakthrough in our development.  It is our first version with our new Danish team of developers. They have gone through the code to smash literally dozens of small bugs to create a sleeker more dependable LeanMail Add-in.  Also, LeanMail is now much easier to share with […]

The LeanMail Mobile App is BACK!

The LeanMail Mobile App is BACK!       Organize your email by priority and urgency and archive all your emails to one “smart” folder using categories. This companion to LeanMail for Outlook is a game changer! LeanMail mobile is an application that makes managing email in Microsoft Outlook effective and efficient. It gives you […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Not Implement LeanMail In Your Organization

6 Reasons Why You Should Not Implement LeanMail In Your Organization  1. Email management solutions are basically digital paper shuffler. Myth: LeanMail probably organizes email and adds more bureaucracy to an already bureaucratic process. I have enough add-ins my kitchen drawer already.  Myth Buster: LeanMail is not an organizer — though it will help you become more organized.  It is a Lean-based […]

Become More Organized With Habit Change

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Is This You? Improving with Habit Change I’ve seen Hector (a local homeless person) wheeling his cart around Barcelona a few times. It’s massive. It must be extremely difficult to maneuver. One day I went up to him asked him if he really needed all of those things. He actually articulated an impressive defense. That’s […]

Email management for productivity, a tool but not a Solution

Email management for productivity: easy to mistake a tool for a solution. Even though most of our customers might call our LeanMail email management software for Microsoft Outlook the definitive solution for email management, productivity, and efficiency, it’s not.  It’s easy to mistake a tool for a solution because once you have consciously and subconsciously […]

If you are a LeanMail user who finds him or herself on the road a lot…

If you are a LeanMail user who finds him or herself on the road a lot — perhaps you don’t even start your computer every day, you can still keep up with LeanMail.  Here’s how: Of course the best way is to download the LeanMail app for iPhone is here: But if you don’t have […]

Why leaders are blind to the most important productivity opportunity of all

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Email is the leading cause of preventable productivity loss in organizations today. Forbes Magazine (2008) Employees spend 1 to 3 or more hours per day managing email at 40-60% of capacity.  That means they typically lose 30-60 minutes PER DAY.   Not some.  All — even the ones who believe they are extremely productive. That means […]

Inbox480 – My Personal Story – Part I

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It all started with a client. To begin with, his IT manager had told him that 92% of his incoming email was spam and was filtered out before it ever reached his inbox. So my client never saw more than ninety percent of his incoming volume. What my client found even more astonishing was that […]

Hey Mr. Sales Director, George Trachilis is NOT nuts. Are you nuts?

Hey Mr. Sales Director, George Trachilis is NOT nuts. Are you nuts? One of your prime objectives as a sales director is to get your teams out of their inbox and in front of the customer as much as possible. I’m not knocking the importance of email, I’m just saying that you probably see a […]

Is this you?

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I’ve seen Hector (not his real name) wheeling his cart around Barcelona a few times. It’s massive. It must be extremely difficult to maneuver. One day I went up to him asked him if he really needed all of those things. He actually articulated an impressive defense. Does that remind you of anyone you know? […]