The challenge of keeping up with email is getting worse, not better. The average email user is spending 28% of their working day on email. That’s 13 weeks of their year! Clearly, one can gain advantage from improvements that get you off email and on to work that is more valuable.
The relentless growth of in-box overload is being driven by a surprising fact: The average time taken to respond to an email is greater, in aggregate, than the time it took to create.
This is counter-intuitive because it's quicker to read than to write. So you might assume a typical email takes a few minutes to write, but only a few seconds to read.
However the act of processing an email consists of much more than just reading. There is a) scanning an in-box, b) deciding which ones to open, c) opening them, d) reading them e) deciding how to respond f) responding -- which may well involve writing an email of similar length back g) getting back into the flow of your other work.
My Zero Inbox is a one-hour webinar that will teach you how to overcome email overload and how to gain control of your inbox.
My Zero Inbox – the three main parts:
• Get Control of Your Work Flow
• A Systematic Way to Tackle Your Email
• Create a Healthy Email Culture
What am I going to get from this course?
• Stay focused at work
• Reduce stress
• Improve communication
• Increase time and energy
• Improve work life balance
• Prevent mistakes
Do you have a massive backlog of emails or have you given up?
“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard
Laurie Daschuk - Stop the Presses
Laurie graduated from University of Alberta in 1989 with a major in Economics and Political Science. That year she joined the staff of Health and Welfare Canada as a Pension Advisor.
This role was a catalyst for dealing with difficult situations, as Laurie's main responsibility soon became giving public presentations on Death, Retirement and Long Term Disability. From group to group, she sharpened her focus and skills for talking about tough issues.
Laurie ultimately found her path as a ‘Communications and Community Consultation Coordinator’ with Human Resources Development Canada. Life and work became serious over the next few years - with presentations, focus groups and advocating for worker benefits. Once again, it was time for a change.
In 1994 Laurie formed the company 'Stop the Presses' and consults with businesses and organizations to improve internal/external communications and work-life facilitation efforts.
Laurie has a special interest in consensus decision-making and professional development. She is the current Executive Coordinator for the Fraser Valley Chartered Professional Accountants Association, the Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley Estate Planning Councils, and the Fraser Valley Tax Technical Group.