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The WWW of Mastering Email Overload

Resource Page

Thanks for participating in The WWW of Mastering Email Overload presentation. This page provides resources to follow up that presentation and the 3 strategic steps you can take to get control of email by controlling;

  • When you look at it
  • What you do with it
  • Where to move it (ie: away from the inbox)

Understanding these strategies will help you better manage email, control the inbox, reduce frustration, save an enormous amount of time and triple your productivity.  


 Click on image below to download a completed version of the presentation handout. 



Email Mastery 10 Point Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure you implement each of the 10 key strategies and actions that will empower you to better manage email and maximize your eProductivity. The checklist includes 14 links to 'how to' tips, one page cheat sheets and greater depth of details. Click on image below to download a copy.



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9 Email 'how 'to' Tips

Click on links below to access each tip (for Outlook users)

Email tip #1 - Use Calendar as default view (rather than inbox)

Email tip #2 - How to manage email interruptions (turn off all alerts)

Email tip #3 - Open email inbox in a new, separate window

Email tip #4 - How to manage other's expectations (using a P.S. in your signature)

Email tip #5 - How to handle each message only once (using 4D method)

Email tip #6 - How to convert an email to the calendar item

Email tip #7 - How to get your inbox empty right now!

Email tip #8 - How to set up a 'cc' rule and 'cc'/reading folder

Email tip #9 - How to simplify your email folder structure

Get the full series of 25 'how to' tips sent to your inbox

Like more of these tips? If you haven't already provided your name via the feedback form, you can fill in your preferred email address below and click the Subscribe button to receive the full series of 25 tips, at the rate of about 2 per week. Most of these show Outlook specific examples but the principles can be applied to whatever email software you use.

Listen to Steuart speak on these strategies;

The following audio clips are from a radio interview with Mandy at Radio West

The WWW of Mastering Email overview - 2:41 mins

When to Handle Email - 2:17 mins

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

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

Where to file Emails - 3:34 mins


Read Steuart's articles on these strategies;

Click on links below to access each article

Strategy #1 - The WHEN of Mastering Email 

Strategy #2 - The WHAT of Mastering Email 

Strategy #3 - The WHERE of Mastering Email 



The Importance of Face-to-Face Email Training 

Research has shown that Email productivity training is most successful when performed “Face-to-Face”. Read this article for the details and contcat me when you want some help with this.

7 Reasons You Should NOT Check Email First Thing in the Morning

A controversial article on the counter-culture idea of NOT checking email first thing in the morning. Click on the banner at left to access this article.

7 Reasons to Keep the Inbox Empty 

 Latest article by Steuart Snooks (CEO of Solutions for Success) on why it's so important to aim at keeping the inbox empty and under control. Click the banner at right to access this article.

7 Reasons to NOT Use Email for Urgent Messages

E-mail was designed as an ‘asynchronous’ mode of conversation – it was never meant for instant or urgent messages. This article explores 7 reasons why you should NOT use e-mail for urgent messages. Click on the banner at left to access this article

Special Report: The 7 Critical Impacts of Information & Email Overload Click on image at right to get your copy of the Special Report

Listen to an interview on this topic

You can also listen to New Zealand's Time Management 'Queen' Robyn Pearce interview Australia's leading Email Strategist and Productivity Expert Steuart Snooks on his research into the impacts of email and information overload in the modern age (48 mins) - see bottom of webpage here and click to play.

Click here to visit our page of other Articles, White Papers & Reports 

Benchmark Your Business!

Like to measure how effectively e-mail is used in your business? And how your organisation compares with others? The eProductivity Audit is a health check that will give you a quick diagnosis and snapshot of current email practices. It will identify areas of strength and weakness. It will identify areas of weakness and risk. See more here - eProductivity Audit

Email Mastery Solutions

Like to spread the message about mastering email to more people in your business? Simply click on the links below to find out more about;

Email Mastery training workshops

Email Coaching

Email Conference & Keynote presentations

Email Mastery Webinar series

Let's Get Connected

Just reach out iny time you'd like me to work with you and your team to master your email;

Steuart Snooks |  Mobile: 0413 830 772  |  Email: steuart@solutions4success.com.au

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