Why Leaders Are Blind To The Most Important Productivity Opportunity Of All

Why Leaders Are Blind To The Most Important Productivity Opportunity Of All by Michael Hoffman 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.  […]

Inbox480 – My personal Story: Part I

Inbox480 – My Personal Story: Part I by Michael Hoffman 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. […]

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

Hey Mr. Sales Director, George Trachilis is NOT nuts. Are You Nuts? by Michael Hoffman 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 […]

Is this you?

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Is this you? 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 […]

Weird habit that saves my butt!

Weird habit that saves my butt!I have this weird habit, one might think. Before I click send on a mail that contains a document that I have attached, I open the document and check it one last time. Even if I have already gone through the document, or have just created it, I open it […]

LeanMail V.3.1

LeanMail V.3.1 We are pleased to announce the release of version 3.1 of the Atrendia LeanMail add-ins for Outlook 2007 and 2010. This new version has several significant improvements including: A “Read” button has been added in order to archive mails with the category *Read for mails that you want to read at some point […]