How to Build an Inbox Zero Email Habit

“Your habit has probably been to arrive in the office in the morning and check your email. This is akin to sending a message to the world asking for everyone else to set your priorities for the next few hours.”

I’m not a big believer that inbox zero is a meaningful goal, but if you’re the kind of person who fantasizes about what a clean inbox might look like, this one’s for you.

Marshall Hughes shares a 21-day plan to build an inbox zero email habit that includes taking small steps each day to make it happen.

The steps include ignoring cc emails from co-workers, checking email only twice a day, and unsubscribing from all the junk that clutters your inbox.

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