The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Needs
Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.
The biggest mistake you can make on email is creating folders based on topics. Emails, like meetings, rarely stay on track.
The system that saved my sanity requires only five folders:
Inbox Emails shouldn’t stay here any longer than it takes for you to file them into another folder. The exception to this rule is when you respond immediately and are waitin…