I admit that I have been too busy lately. It feels like I’ve been out of control. It’s not just because of the vegetarian festival, but I’ve been working hard on several big projects. And I have managed to get things done, but, because I’ve been so focused on the big projects, I’ve stopped a lot of things, like commenting on blogs, and I haven’t been active on social media (I haven’t been networking) and I haven’t been thinking much about the future.
So, like I wrote a few days ago, I’ve been searching for a way to become more productive with email, and to answer all my emails right away, or at least as fast as possible. And, because I’m now using SaneBox, I feel that I’m 100% in control.
That’s until I discovered Mailbox
I’m using my iPhone for a lot things, even though it’s hurting my productivity. And, checking my email is one task I keep doing. With Mailbox, I don’t just check my email anymore. I add actions to each email. This is fun, and it helps me do more and stay focused. Using Mailbox, I manage to reach inbox 0, every single day.
What I do with Mailbox is this:
- I archive email that doesn’t require me to take action
- I delete unwanted email
- I postpone email that I won’t take action on right away (show later today, in the evening, tomorrow, this weekend, next week etc.)
Sanebox helps me filter all my email. Mailbox helps me take action on the email I receive. After I’ve combine the two software, I understand that my new system is close to perfect for me.
My head is still spinning, but I manage to have 100% control of my email.