Control Your Inbox: 15 Email Productivity Hacks

 

The average employee spends 13 hours a week reading and responding to messages. This means roughly 30% of their work time is devoted to managing their inbox. That’s entirely too much time to be spending on email! 

 

At SaneBox, we’ve done lots of research and thinking about ways to get better at email. Resist toxic email culture by implementing these 15 advanced email productivity hacks, and soon you’ll be on your way to crushing your inbox every day.

How To Declutter Your Desk For Increased Productivity At Work

 

The items you keep on your desk affect your work performance. Experts say that clutter is extremely distracting and can ruin your focus. 

 

Our brains appreciate order, and constant visual reminders from a disorganized space deplete our cognitive resources, decreasing our ability to focus. The visual disturbance of clutter heightens cognitive overload and can lower our working memory. A UCLA study found that when we’re around clutter, our cortisol levels rise, increasing our stress levels due to sensory overload.

Productivity Tips For Extremely Busy Professionals In 2019

 

We all know that feeling of being busy all the time. You know how it is—no matter whether we have 10 or 10,000 things to do—when your superior or coworker asks for a favor at work, it’s hard to say no (not impossible).

 

The truth is that most of us have found comfort in being busy. It’s tempting to be the “busiest person” in the office. It feels like success. But here’s the thing: You’ve misunderstood the meaning of SUCCESS. Being more successful at work is also a matter of being productive with your time rather than just being busy.

7 Simple Tips For Effective Email Management

 

Does opening your inbox on a weekday morning send you straight to panic mode, before you’ve even had your coffee? Every day it’s the same old story – you open your inbox and it’s full of work messages, news notifications, promotional offers, brand newsletters, personal emails, and more. By the time you’ve handled them, you’ve lost precious focus time that could have been used towards tasks that actually matter.

 

While email is intended to streamline communication, it sometimes becomes a counter-productive tool when the inbox requires too much time to manage. Many emails are simply unnecessary and constantly distract us from the important tasks we need to get done. 

SaneBox & Partners Present Productivity Gold ($200+ in savings)

We’re midway through 2019 – how are you doing with those goals you set at the beginning of the year? If you need an extra push to be productive, look no further than our new Productivity Gold Bundle! 

 

SaneBox has teamed up with innovative apps including Todoist, Encrypt.me, 1Password, and more to provide you with an essential, modern-day productivity suite, helping you be your most efficient while streamlining your workflow.