Email communication can be daunting. Especially with the endless amount of emails that you can receive on any given day but now there is a new tool in the way of killing the email anxiety since it can kill your productivity at work. Some new email apps include Batched Inbox and Email on Deck. Check them out and more in this article!
- Email creates anxiety and distraction in the workplace and adds up to 47,000 hours per worker in his/her lifetime.
- There are helpful apps that reduce unwanted emails and allow you to check email only at specified times.
- Using calendar software cuts down on wasted emails and other apps can help you sort email by priority.
“Research has shown that “batching”—that is, checking your email at, say, 2-3 designated times each day and ignoring it the rest of the time—makes you more productive and less stressed than constantly nibbling on your inbox throughout the day.”