Taming Email for Administrators

Daniel Thorpe, Langara College

Email was invented to help us do our work. So, why has it become such a time-sucking burden? In part, the solution to the email problem is using the technology more efficiently. But the right attitude is even more important. Email shouldn’t be your calendar, your "To Do” list, or your digital memory, though it’s often misused as all of these.

Use simple tips for clearing inbox clutter quickly and how to deal effectively with what’s left.

Explore where you can quickly capture the information you need to do your job, rather than burrowing a thousand emails deep to find it.