Checking Gmail at a leisurely pace

By | October 11, 2013

A lot of people are in the habit of checking email all day every day, and allowing incoming emails to pretty much dictate their entire working life. A sensible productivity tip is to only check it every hour or so (or less often if you can, but perhaps it’s worth making sure first that people working with you have that expectation). The theory goes that with a sufficient gap between email sessions, most ‘urgent’ problems will have solved themselves, and at the very least you won’t have interrupted your real work for every single email that came in.

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