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Thursday
Feb162017

The Simplest Productivity Tip: Get More Sleep 


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Tuesday
Feb142017

Here's the #2 strategy for mastering your email

The #2 strategy for mastering your email is to control WHAT you do when you're addressing the inbox. It's critical to your effectiveness that you handle each message only once! Find out how you can do this by listening to my interview or reading my article.

 

Listen in to my interview on this strategy

 

Read this short article on this strategy

               

   

 

 

WHAT to do with Email (Part 1) - 2:23 mins

WHAT to do with Email (Part 2) - 1:43 mins

Strategy #2 - The WHAT of Mastering Email 

Monday
Feb132017

French workers win legal right to avoid checking work email out-of-hours!


On 1 January 2017, an employment law will enter into force that obliges organisations with more than 50 workers to start negotiations to define the rights of employees to ignore their smartphones ‘after hours’.

The measure was introduced by labour minister Myriam El Khomri, who commissioned a report submitted in September 2015 which warned about the health impact of “info-obesity” which afflicts many workplaces.

What would happen here in Australia if we stopped checking our emails and our work social media accounts during our time off?

 


Saturday
Feb112017

11 people processed 14,354 emails in just 20 minutes!

Last Thursday, 11 people processed 14,354 emails in just 20 minutes (see pic below)!
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This is the second best result I've seen achieved in 10 years of one of our Taming the Email Tiger workshops. The best was with a different department in the same organisation last June!
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And it was the first time the participants had ever used the 4D method - imagine how good they'll get with practice!
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Now that I've developed a 4D toolbar for Outlook users, I'm sure to see more and more results like this for clients over coming weeks and months. See pic below showing how the 4 Decisions usually relate to one of 4 Actions, for which we can then set up a toolbar using Outlook's Quick Steps function.
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And here's a pic of the 4D toolbar . . . 
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There are 10 choices in total as follows;
  1. Delete (or Delete permanently)
  2. Deal (Reply & file or Reply & delete)
  3. Delegate (Forward & file or Forward & delete)
  4. Move (to folder, existing Calendar item, new calendar item or Pending Reply folder)
Like to know more? Let's catch up for a quick chat on the phone. Easiest way to arrange this is to simply call me now or use my on-line calendar to schedule a convenient time – http://bit.ly/2luOLD2
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All the best,
Steuart Snooks
0413 830 772

 

Tuesday
Feb072017

Here's the #1 strategy for mastering your email

The #1 strategy for mastering your email is to control WHEN you check the inbox. It's critical to your effectiveness that you schedule when you're looking at email and when you are NOT! Find out why by listening to my interview or reading my article.

 

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Read this short article on this strategy

                 

 

  

WHEN to Handle Email - 2:17 mins

Strategy #1 - The WHEN of Mastering Email

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