Inbox Zero: Action-Based Email

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  • Inbox Zero action-based email Merlin Mann Google Tech Talk
  • Where’s the Love?
  • Get a System (but, keep it simple)
  • Time & Attention are finite.
  • Time & Attention are Finite Concept: Joel Spolsky
  • Manage Actions
  • Inbox Zero
  • Inbox Zero Emailʼs just a medium One place for anything Process to zero Convert to actions
  • What is Processing? More than checking Less than responding Answers: “So what?”
  • Make Sandwiches (Donʼt just take orders)
  • Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
  • Delete (or Archive)
  • Delegate
  • Respond
  • Defer
  • Do
  • Choose One Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
  • The Processing Habit “We are what we frequently do” — Aristotle
  • Do Email Less.
  • Cheat.
  • No fiddling.
  • Stay on target Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
  • Remember? Finite.
  • Thanks.
  • Inbox Zero action-based email Merlin Mann Google Tech Talk
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From a Google Tech Talk (view the video: http://tinyurl.com/yp4vq3) presented by 43 Folders' Merlin Mann on 2007-07-23 at the company's Mountain View campus.
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  • Inbox Zero action-based email Merlin Mann Google Tech Talk
  • Where’s the Love?
  • Get a System (but, keep it simple)
  • Time & Attention are finite.
  • Time & Attention are Finite Concept: Joel Spolsky
  • Manage Actions
  • Inbox Zero
  • Inbox Zero Emailʼs just a medium One place for anything Process to zero Convert to actions
  • What is Processing? More than checking Less than responding Answers: “So what?”
  • Make Sandwiches (Donʼt just take orders)
  • Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
  • Delete (or Archive)
  • Delegate
  • Respond
  • Defer
  • Do
  • Choose One Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
  • The Processing Habit “We are what we frequently do” — Aristotle
  • Do Email Less.
  • Cheat.
  • No fiddling.
  • Stay on target Delete Delegate Respond Defer Do
  • Remember? Finite.
  • Thanks.
  • Inbox Zero action-based email Merlin Mann Google Tech Talk
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