I think I’m going to have to give up on this. I currently have 674 items in my inbox. I try to go through every month or so and clean it out, but I never have less than a couple hundred.
I’m okay with giving up on this one though. There are more important things to be done. Liking surfing the internets… 5 years ago
Now I keep up with it every single day. It feels good and clean. I might even be more efficient at work now. Maybe. It feels good, anyway. 8 years ago
This was only possible for me after reading Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. It’s a great read, and has made a huge difference for me! 8 years ago
But really, it’s a wonderful feeling. No more little projects that I’ve been putting off since October. No ‘urgent response required’ hanging over my head. No more insidious little trolls lurking in the kitchen, waiting to ask me, “So, did you read my email yet?”
I don’t think this inbox has ever been empty. There was already mail in it the day I started this job.
I feel oddly free. 8 years ago