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Taming the Email Tiger: How to Make Your Work Flow presentation for Monash Academic Staff - Resources page 

Thanks for participating in this presentation. This page provides resources to follow up that presentation and the 3 strategic steps you can take to get control of email by controlling;

  • When you look at it
  • What you do with it
  • Where to move it (ie: away from the inbox)

Understanding these strategies will help you better manage email, control the inbox, reduce frustration, save an enormous amount of time and triple your productivity.  


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9 Email 'How to' Tips 

Click on links below to access each tip (for gmail users)

Email tips #1-6 - Six tips for efficient scheduling with your Google Calendar

Email tip #7 - The Myth of Multi-tasking

Email tip #8 - How to manage other's expectations (using a P.S. in your signature)

Email tip #9 - How to handle each message only once (using 4D method)

Google Calendar Tips:

Here are six tips to manage your Google Calendar more effectively, taken from an excellent article by Andy Wolber.


7 Reasons You Should NOT Check Email First Thing in the Morning

A controversial article on the counter-culture idea of NOT checking email first thing in the morning. Click on the banner at right to access this article.

7 Reasons to Keep the Inbox Empty

Latest article by Steuart Snooks (CEO of Solutions for Success) on why it's so important to aim at keeping the inbox empty and under control. Click the banner at right to access this article.

7 Reasons to NOT Use Email for Urgent Messages

E-mail was designed as an ‘asynchronous’ mode of conversation – it was never meant for instant or urgent messages. This article explores 7 reasons why you should NOT use e-mail for urgent messages. Click on the banner below to access this article

Special Report: The 7 Critical Impacts of Information & Email Overload

Click on image at right to get your copy of the Special Report

Listen to an interview on this topic

You can also listen to New Zealand's Time Management 'Queen' Robyn Pearce interview Australia's leading Email Strategist and Productivity Expert Steuart Snooks on his research into the impacts of email and information overload in the modern age (48 mins) - see bottom of webpage here and click to play.

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