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04-11-2007, 10:00 AM
I think it's personal but... How many times a day do you process your INs to feel comfortable with new options coming at you? I try to do it once a day but it turns to be minimum two or three times (morning email only, before leaving the office all and before going to bed at home all as well).
04-11-2007, 11:33 AM
I've cut this down to once a day for the paper in tray and 3x a day for email.
Email is the real killer for me - it needs discipline to stay clear until processing time.
04-11-2007, 01:30 PM
At home, once a day for paper and twice a day for email. At work, once a day for paper and four times a day for email. That's approximate; my home paper inbox sometimes doesn't get processed for a day or two.
I'll often check work email six or eight times a day, as a diversion from real work. This is not a good habit. If I am confronted with a lot of work, I check about four times a day.
04-11-2007, 11:25 PM
Paper based, once a day and sometimes I end up skipping a day and letting it build up. I skim email subjects for landmines every 40 minutes or so and actually read and process around 4 times during the day.
04-11-2007, 11:47 PM
I think it's personal but... How many times a day do you process your INs to feel comfortable with new options coming at you?
It most certainly is personal but I do it once a day. Like many people now a days I do check email a few times a day but this is strictly emergency scanning. If I convince myself that it can't wait until the moning, I'll answer the email but I don't process it or the reply until the morning.
Jorge Ledesma DDS
04-12-2007, 03:10 AM
At least two or three times a day, since most of my stuff is digitalized its always available to me in a form of a note on my blackberry using a great app called Ideamatrix, what I like about this is that at work I can view my notes and task on a web interface which is very cool and its syncs over the air back to my blackberry, timeframe, early morning, mid day, and night time.:D