Emails, how to spend minimum time and maximize returns
Updated: Aug 15
In today's world, knowing how to manage emails is an essential skill.
In this episode, we look at how to use email as a tool effectively, the way we want it, without it taking over our lives.
We start with who this episode is for. If you are someone who doesn’t use emails at all, does this episode make sense ? You will be surprised, but yes - there is an important tip for you too.
If you are someone who has 25 mails or so, or hundreds of emails per day, even then this episode will be useful for you. The focus of this episode is to figure out how to use emails effectively, despite spending minimum time on the same.
What the New Indian Woman podcast is about
As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and propose ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting. Second, we meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles and facilitate sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first category.
And in the process, my aim is to help you, The New Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.
What's in this episode:
We cover 5 important pointer to help address the typical email challenges.
We start with looking at the most basic - how many email accounts to have, where you access and how you handle the notifications
Why do you use email - we focus on using email as a capture tool. For more details on capture tools, see this post -
When to read email - this is the most difficult to implement, but a very effective tip
What to do when you read your email -this is the section where it is easy to implement and also gives a lot of returns
Concept of Inbox 0 - this obviously helps you address FOMO or Fear of Missing Out.
And once you listen to this episode, I encourage you to share this with all the people who you interact with, over emails. And if you would like to share your own email management story or would like to seek specific inputs, do reach out to me by writing to email@example.com.
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