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How to Get More Done and Be Happier

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

For many years, I worked for a crazy person. Her name is Lisa, and for a decade she was the worst boss I ever had. I confess; I'm a recovering overbooked entrepreneur, the terrible boss was me.

The Etiquette of a Professional Email

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

One additional tip: leave the "TO" field blank until you are ready to send, so you don't accidentally launch the email before you are ready.

How To Get A Busy Person To Respond To Your Email

Mattan Griffel | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Mattan Griffel

Nothing drives people crazier than an email where someone sends over a lot of information but doesn't say what they'd like you to do. I often respond to those immediately by asking: What do you want me to do?

Email Targeting Tips for Retailers to Break Through Inbox Clutter and Connect

David A. Steinberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
David A. Steinberg

The content of the email is critical. As with the subject line, personalization plays a key factor. Consumers are overloaded and quick to trash anything that feels canned or generic, but making them feel special will typically result in clicks.

7 Ways to Improve Your Email Response Rates

Simon Tam | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

From introductions to pitches and proposals, chances are that your initial impression with someone will often be through this medium. Despite the importance of this system, few really take the time to learn it well in order to get better results.

Zen and the Zero Inbox

Peter Kay | Posted 11.05.2013 | Hawaii
Peter Kay

Every night my inbox is completely empty. Yes. Zero emails. For the past 15 years. Without fail. And I'm going to show you how to do it too.

Timothy Stenovec

The Thing You Can Do Today To Make Yourself Ridiculously More Productive

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology

You get a lot of email. Probably more than you can handle. And you are not alone. We live in a culture where email overload is accepted as a fact ...

9 Things You Need to Do When Your Email Is Hacked

Adam Levin | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

The likelihood that you will be exposed to a phishing scam at some point is relatively high. The question is what do you do when it does eventually happen, to keep both you and your friends safe.

14 Dangerous Emails That Could Be in Your Inbox

Adam Levin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

The days of the simple phishing scam are gone. Even the fake Nigerian prince has grown up, learned better English, and often serves as an intermediary on other, bigger scams. As phishing scams develop, it's more important than ever to remain alert.

11 Really Dumb Things You Do With Your Email

Adam Levin | Posted 08.27.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

The best way to stay safe is to aggressively protect yourself. No one else can guard your email better than you. Here are the top 11 things you can do right now to reduce your risk of getting your email either hacked or scammed.

How to Get the Attention of Busy People

Adam Grant | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

Three months ago, the New York Times ran a cover story on my work, "Is giving the secret to getting ahead?" Suddenly, my inbox was flooded with messages from thousands of strangers asking for help.

The Chart To Help You Master Gmail

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

No chart in the world can help get rid of your 20,000 unread emails on Gmail. That's all on you or the Mailbox app. There is a chart from Visual.ly...

Game-changing Tips to Fix Email Overload

David Peck | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business
David Peck

Here's how I help my clients change email behavior -- starting with their own habits, and help others to do the same. If some or all of these are done consistently, you can change the game in your organization.

Your Inbox May Be Killing You

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.17.2012 | Small Business

Email overload may be doing more than driving you crazy -- it could be sending you to an early grave. Research from the University of California at Ir...

Tips From the Rock n' Roll CEO #1: When's the Best Time to Shoot Off an Email?

Jared Gutstadt | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Jared Gutstadt

Here's something obvious: We live in a sickening world of non-stop info. Here's something maybe less obvious: Sometimes, the best time to get an important person's attention is to hit 'em up at a weird time.

9 Must-See Gmail Tips To Tame Your Inbox

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

Earlier this week, Gmail posted a few tips for "powering through hundreds of messages." They're helpful for sure, but we wanted to share some of our o...

5 Reasons to Clear Out Your Inbox

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

You probably dread the idea of sitting down and going through your inbox. Maybe there's stuff in there that you're trying to avoid. Or maybe the whole task is just too daunting.