I agree with mthar1.
Originally Posted by mthar1
Ideally, the inbox itself (or a reminder to process it) will be placed (or timed)
so that you see it when it's a good time to do processing, and you don't see
it at any other time. Reality may differ somewhat. Not seeing it too often
is important, to avoid reinforcing a habit of not doing anything
with it when you see it.
I have mine placed pretty much behind me across the room. I generally see it
when I'm arriving, getting up or moving around. I also often come to a time
in the afternoon when I've just finished something or
feel like a change of activity, and may
think of processing it then without needing a visual reminder.