A Learning Approach to processing emails after returning from vacation

Anyone who works in an email-reliant organization knows the pain of dealing with emails after a vacation of more than a few days. Hours, perhaps even days, spent dealing with hundreds or thousands of emails that have piled up. Herein, I’ll describe an approach to processing emails with the goals of: Catching up on important decisions Learning about your team Quickly moving on to more important work Most email is time-sensitive¬†and will be irrelevant¬†by the time you read it after vacation. Spending hours or days trying to catch up is a fool’s errand, prompted primarily by Fear of Missing Out … Continue reading A Learning Approach to processing emails after returning from vacation