To use a habit tracker app or not to use a habit tracker app
To use a habit tracker app or not to use a habit tracker app Getting into a habit tracker app (apps that help us remember to study our Spanish, do our push-ups in the morning and drink at least 1½ liters of water) are springing up. Do they really work? That’s a question I had […]
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 […]
Inbox480 – My Personal Story – Part I
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 […]
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 once it is attached to […]
Guest blog: Training vs. Learning: do you want to train? Or have someone learn?
Training successfully educates only those who are predisposed to the new material. Others may endeavor to learn during class but may not permanently adopt it. The problem isn’t the value of information or the eagerness of the learner: It’s a problem with both the training model itself and the way learners learn. It’s a […]
How my small company cut in half our $3.2 million dollar inbox expense in just 12 minutes!
OK, I have a small company of only 200 employees, so $3.2 million is nothing. But imagine a company of 2,000 employees that spend 2 hrs. per day on email with an average annual salary of $70,000. That would mean that they spend OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS PER DAY managing email. Since we all […]
Sorry, Email Won’t Die In 2015 (Or Any Time Soon)
There’s a horde of startups trying to replace email. Some of these apps, like Slack (which we use at Business Insider), take a chat-room approach. There are enterprise messaging apps that work like Snapchat, like Cotap and TigerText. Some mobile-first productivity apps like Quip imagine that we’ll communicate directly in the documents we’re working on. […]