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How To Manage Email Effectively


Strategy advisor and author Peter Bregman recently wrote about a better way to handle email in the Harvard Business Review. ¬†Instead of keeping Outlook open and sending, reading, and responding to mail continuously, he recommends scheduling several specific email sessions — each one a particular length, like 30 or 60 minutes– throughout the day (such as morning, mid-day, and afternoon) and following a specific pattern, or workflow during each session. Learn More