Forwarding is Backward Thinking

Forwarding emails is a lot like the movie “Groundhog Day.” In “Groundhog Day,” Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, a TV weatherman covering the annual Groundhog Day festivities in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. After a freak snowstorm forces him to stay the night, Phil wakes up to find he’s not just trapped in Punxsutawney, he’s trapped in the… Read More

The Art of Making Contact

How many times a day do you find yourself searching through your inbox for a particular email, file or for the sender’s contact information? If you’re like most, it happens too many times to count because this email version of hide-and-seek has long become the norm. But it doesn’t have to be, because managing your… Read More

It’s Time To Fire Email As Your Task Manager

We all do it. We all try–and fail–to use email as a task manager. We all read emails and then try turning them into tasks by marking them “unread” just so we’ll remember to deal with them later. We also “star,” “flag,” “color-code” and even send emails to ourselves as reminders to do something later…. Read More

Reply All Hell

We’ve all experienced it. The chain reaction of email responses that fill up our inboxes with a seemingly endless stream of “Me too, “I agree” and “Congratulations.” Then, each of those responses act as some kind of Internet magic bean that produces more responses, which produces more responses, which produces…you see where this is going…. Read More

Collaboration or Chaos?

Collaboration. It’s the business apps buzzword-of-the-day, and it’s the thing that’s “killing” email. Except it’s not. Google “collaboration” and you’ll find over 80 million search results. What Do You Mean By Collaboration? Collaboration. It’s the business apps buzzword-of-the-day, and it’s the thing that’s “killing” email. Except it’s not. Google “collaboration” and you’ll find over 80… Read More