SaneBox & Partners Present Productivity Gold For 2021 ($200+ in savings)

If you’re anything like us, you need a little extra push when it comes to being productive and getting things done after such an unprecedented year. That’s why we put together Productivity Gold 2021 — to provide you with the best deals and discounts on top productivity tools and software to help you do the best work you can. 

Productivity Gold is the essential, modern-day productivity suite, helping you be your most efficient while streamlining your workflow.

We teamed up with our friends at actiTime, Bonsai, Habit Nest, Freedom, and more to kick off 2021 with this all-star team of tools. Wishing you productivity and success this new year! 

How To Prioritize When Your Todo List Is Overflowing

Guest post by Shift

When you are overwhelmed with everything that life and work have thrown at you, prioritizing can be difficult. Simply deciding which email to open first can suck up as much mental energy as actually doing it. The trick to overcoming your to-do list when everything feels important is to work smart, not hard, and the first step is deciding what is most important to you. 

To prioritize efficiently, you must accept the unavoidable truth that you cannot do everything at once. If you believe that you can complete all of your work in a day, you will leave feeling unaccomplished, guilty, and unable to celebrate the small wins you have accomplished. This article will help you free your mind of unrealistic expectations and align your priorities with your value system. 

Getting Your Inbox to Zero

Is Inbox Zero Realistic? 

Your email inbox. What feelings does it evoke in you? Anxiety? Dread? Overwhelm? If the feelings you have about your inbox are all negative, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there, agonizing over emails we didn’t respond to, worrying about what might have fallen through the cracks. The stream of content entering your inbox can feel neverending, and it can be easy to lose control. 

How To Tell The Difference Between Spam And Junk Mail

spam and junk mail
spam and junk mail

What’s the difference between spam and junk mail? Most people use these terms interchangeably. However, you should know that the two aren’t the same, and you should treat them differently. 

Both spam and junk mail have one thing in common — they clutter your inbox. But the motives behind them are vastly dissimilar. In this article, you’ll learn the technical differences between junk and spam. 

How To Decrease Email Security Risks While Working From Home

email security risks
email security risks

The quick transition to a remote work situation triggered by COVID-19 forced companies to scramble to support a larger distributed workforce, and this created new email security risks. It was the optimal opportunity for cybercriminals to attack improperly secured remote work connections and technologies. Therefore, many organization’s cybersecurity defenses have been vulnerable and exposed to breaches. 

How To Decrease Email Burnout With DoNotDisturb

email burnout

The workday is long and stressful enough in and of itself. However, thanks to the onset of email, instant messaging, and remote work, those workday hours don’t seem to be so structured at all anymore. In a world where everyone needs everything as fast as possible (Amazon Prime, we’re looking at you) we find ourselves working longer hours to meet the demands of a work culture that doesn’t seem to sleep. As a result, it leads to workers feeling email burnout and inability to truly ever clock out.

Feeling like you constantly have to be “on” has never felt more true as remote work has become the new normal. The lines between home and work are increasingly blurred. That can make it even harder to avoid checking your inbox during times when you really shouldn’t have to. Here’s how to decrease your email burnout while minimizing distractions.