Straight and Curly Episode 16: Inbox Zero

Kelly Exeter Straight and Curly

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Is there a more coveted productivity #squadgoal than Inbox Zero? I certainly can’t think of one. Yet it’s so bloody hard to achieve.

And really, is it even something worth aiming for?

Well Carly tries to hit Inbox Zero at the end of each week while I take a more relaxed approach to it all. In this episode we share our approaches to keeping our inboxes tidy (if they can’t be at zero) along with some tips for clearing out your inbox when it contains 60,000 unread emails (<< I don’t understand you people).

Things we mention in this episode:

  • Kanban Flow
  • Slack (can’t believe these guys aren’t sponsoring us yet – we talk about them so much!)
  • Gabby Tozer’s great book The Intern (which has nothing to do with Inbox Zero bar the fact that Gab often tweets us looking for inbox help!).

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