Just this week my friend Terri told me about her life-changing experience.
She got to Inbox Zero.
You know Terri — I’ve spoken about her before and she and I are starting a new venture together with the launch of our online course Lights Camera Expert.
Anyway — whenever I see the amount of unread emails she has I have an anxiety attack. We’re talking 4 and 5 digit numbers.
Yes, thousands of unread messages.
Finally she had enough and decided to archive all of her messages. She didn’t go as far as I have in the past by deleting everything in her inbox. Instead she archived the ones she’s gotten in the past month and has a clean and shiny inbox.
Time spent: Less than 5 minutes. (However, she’s been agonizing over this for at least a year.)
The misconception about cleaning out your inbox is that it needs to take a long time. So we often put it off and procrastinate. Putting it on the “oh yeah I should do that” list. Read more