Why Outlook Needs Fixing – Even If You Mainly Use Teams

Why Outlook Needs Fixing – Even If You Mainly Use Teams by Michael Hoffman The disparity between managing email and managing MS Teams often goes unnoticed, yet companies are paying a hefty price for overlooking it. Consider Teams as your virtual neighborhood and Outlook as the broader world encompassing your neighborhood. While you can invite […]

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 […]

Combining Deming and Lean Principles to Improve a Marketing System

Combining Deming and Lean Principles to Improve a Marketing System by Michael Hoffman Recently, our marketing system faced a challenge when one of our interns accidentally sent over a thousand emails to customers when he only intended to send one. This mistake could have resulted in significant damage to our company’s reputation and customer trust. However, […]

If You Like GTD, You’ll Love LM

If You Like GTD, You’ll Love LM by Michael Hoffman  If you are a fan of the methodology espoused by David Allen in his book “Getting Things Done” (GTD), you may find that you will appreciate the approach and functionality of LeanMail (LM). GTD is a system for managing tasks and projects that emphasizes the importance […]

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. by Michael Hoffman 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 […]

How to Save and Archive Documents Like a Pro

How To Save and Archive Documents Like A Pro by Michael Hoffman 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 […]

LeanMail 5.1 Has Arrived

LeanMail 5.1 Has Arrived by Michael Hoffman 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 […]

The LeanMail Mobile App is BACK!

The LeanMail Mobile App is BACK! by Michael Hoffman 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 control […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Not Implement LeanMail In Your Organization

 6 Reasons Why You Should Not Implement LeanMail In Your Organization by Michael Hoffman 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.  […]

Become More Organized With Habit Change

Is This You? Improving With Habit Change by Michael Hoffman 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 […]

Email Management For Productivity: Easy To Mistake A Tool For A Solution

Email Management For Productivity: Easy To Mistake A Tool For A Solution by Michael Hoffman 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 […]