Increase your productivity and never miss out on anything critical.
It’s very simple to improve your ‘mail’ productivity. Just strive for a clean inbox at the end of everyday. It is as simple as it sounds.
This small concept that I borrowed from an article while I was on-flight increased my productivity 10 times over. I don’t know why but even if a single mail remains in my inbox at the end of the day, it irritates me, disappoints me and gets me worked up.
So where does the mail go?
The mail goes nowhere! You just need to achieve it. Don’t delete, you never know when some ancient problem gets zombified back to life. But if it does, make sure you kill it back to the achieved dump.
What about other daily tasks?
Obviously you will have a lot of tasks that are not listed down in your mail. For this, I have two solutions — if you don’t want to install a new application then mail yourself your pending task with the task mentioned in the subject line.
If you do wanna install an additional app then, I recommend installing Todoist. This is a great app — it has a gamified approach of giving your Karma points for the number of tasks you complete and it also levels you up based on the Karma points you earn.
Obsess! Obsess over details — Obsess over completing tasks everyday — Obsess over improving your work ethic — Obsess over going that extra mile — Obsess.