…ame thing, but I just hope more writing will acknowledge that lots of people would love to do this. Those that do are not necessarily brave risk takers. They’re people with the privilege to take the risk.
else. But if you do, you could adapt this tactic for a different email service.…rom my friends at Cluster Labs. I didn’t think I could convince them to make an Android version, so I came up with another solution: First, I created a Yahoo Mail account that I only use for sending email. Then, I installed the Yahoo Mail app on my phone and added the “New Message” widget to my homescreen. Now, when I want to send an email from my phone, I just tap the widget! No inbox and no distractions. (This works for me because I don’t use Yahoo for email or anything else. But if you do, you could adapt this tactic for a different email service.)
Group meetings by category. At Pinterest, I grouped one-on-ones with my direct reports on Tuesdays and Thursdays, which became theme days: “T” for Team. Other days were for critiques, cross-functional meetings, or strategy. I could stay in the zone for one type of activity and find flow.