Do you think before you hit “send?”
Merlin Mann of 43 Folders provides a greatest hits version of tips to arm yourself in the war of the inbox.
What I found especially helpful were the hints related to writing effective email messages.
My personal favorite? Composing a great subject line. With a few people I correspond with, I never have to open the message. I can also copy the subject and put it in my calendar. By my calculations:
Shorter messages = read quicker.
Read quicker = act faster.
Act faster = leave earlier.
That’s my story; my name is John.