Secretly, my ultimate goal is an empty inbox.
I create folders and subfolders and diligently file emails away as soon as possible, or delete anything I no longer need.
The thought of my inbox growing massive in number kind of scares me – an irrational fear that if it grows beyond a certain amount, it’s too late to be saved, and I’d just have to give up and let it run wild.
Some might call it OCD, I just like to call it ‘organised’.
Sorting through and dealing with emails can become a time-consuming and unproductive task.
While ‘Inbox Zero’ may seem like an unattainable goal, a clean and manageable inbox is within everyone’s grasp.
Here are my 10 tips for taming an out of control inbox: