Get your balance back: Dealing with Email Overload

Advice on surviving the constant onslaught of email and meetings will reappear fairly often here – getting distracted by your inbox causes loads of problems. Among them:

-Switching costs
-Growing insanity
-More switching costs between bouts of insanity
-Less time for your personal life
-greater stress
-lower productivity

Here’s a great, short blog post from the HBR about coping with email overload.

Oh, one exception to spending more time in your inbox is if you’re reading Product[x] posts – that’s time well spent.

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