Mon 12 June 2017
People are overwhelmed with email.
In response, they declare email bankruptcy — that means that they arbitrarily delete their inboxes and hope the problem will magically fix itself — or adopt strange methodologies.
Here is the one true method of dealing with email. It works. It requires some setup. It requires some change in your behavior.
Your personal email is private and your work email is not. Your employer almost certainly has the legal right to read through your work email. Don’t use it for personal matters, at all. This also saves you the trouble of telling all your friends …