How to use email effectively

1) For the first one hour do not check emails. When you begin with email, it muddles your day. You’ve suddenly got 10 things to think about without having started any work for the day.
Any important messages, memos, meetings etc, can be passed to you by co-workers.

Never check your email first or last.

2) Reply to email
Rarely do you need to reply to an email immediately. Set appropriate time and action plan to reply to emails. Keep your replies as succinct as possible. Give straight answers and stay on point.

3) Personal Emails and Blogs
Have a work email or filter personal/work contacts so you’re only receiving work-related emails while at work. Do not use your office email for personal mails.

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