Don’t Check Your Email 200 Times a Day

Aaron McHugh

My friend Bill told me once, “Your inbox is full of stuff other people want you to work on.” The spirit of this principle is don’t be a slave to what other people want you to work on. You know what you need to do. Close your email and do your work. Develop discipline to only check email at certain times each day. 

The idea of always on, always available, always responding is a symptom of our inability to actually accomplish anything meaningful.

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99 Ways to Navigate Your Best Life No. 63
99 Ways to Navigate Your Best Life No. 63