12 tips and tools for taming your email inbox

Effectively managing the time you spend on email isn’t about what’s best for everyone, it’s about finding what works for you

Between “your real job” and leading your division, every division leader struggles with the task of trying to “tame your email inbox.” This article, written by Jessica McKenzie Peterson in the most recent edition of the Good Company Newsletter (published by APA's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program) provides 12 tips for making the task of email more manageable.

12 Tips and Tools for Taming Your Email Inbox
By Jessica McKenzie Peterson, MS

Do you dread opening your email each morning? Trying to keep up with the demands of your inbox can be a challenge, but it shouldn’t be overwhelming. According to a recent survey by McKinsey Global Institute, employees spent an estimated 28 percent of the workweek managing email. Effectively managing the time you spend on email isn’t about what’s best for everyone, it’s about finding what works for you.