Five things to know when buying productivity software

If you have ever bought a diamond ring, you probably know about the 4C’s of diamonds: cut, color, clarity, and carats.     It’s also fine if you don’t.    Maybe the size of the diamond was the main thing you cared about because, let’s face it, it’s the most obvious characteristic and you’re probably not […]

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 […]

8 Surprising Tips to boost productivity

8 Surprising Tips to Boost your Productivity Here at LeanMail, we’ve seen that the key factor for productivity and successful email management it is not only to have the right tools and training but to be open to change. So it shouldn’t be a big surprise that Behavioral Change is a trending topic. The more […]

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

Atrendia video 36; Simon explains traits that good leaders posses

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 […]

Most salespeople completely blow their first newbiz meeting – including you

You land a meeting with a prospect that you’ve been researching for quite some time.  Then you make the same mistake that most sales people make:  you book an hour-long meeting at her office.What’s wrong with that?  Plenty.  The chances of converting that meeting into a sale are quite slim at this point.  So let’s […]

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 […]