We’ve all experienced Inbox Overwhelm! It’s one of those things that can creep up on you, and before you know it there are 100+ or even 1000+ emails banked up in your Inbox waiting to be deleted, filed, responded to, read, or forwarded. There are so many decisions that need to be made every time you access your inbox – and if it’s cluttered, this becomes even harder. In today’s episode of The Business Efficiency Podcast, I want to provide you with some tips and strategies to help you manage your Inbox more effectively. This may mean some culling, some organisation and putting in some processes to help you make those decisions with more ease. These strategies will help you stay on top so that emails don’t bank up so much in the future, and your Inbox is a place that allows you to feel in control and communicate with ease. In this episode, I cover:

  • Should you subscribe to Inbox Zero?
  • What type of emails are coming into your Inbox?
  • With this awareness, you can put in place various strategies to manage these types, such as
  • Rules to move notifications out of your Inbox
  • Rules to move your newsletter emails out of your Inbox
  • Ways to reduce double handling of emails
  • A morning ‘triage’ checklist
  • Which emails should you delete or unsubscribe to
  • How to delete quickly and easily
  • Organising your Inbox with folders and subfolders

There are lots of great tips in this episode. Listen in and see if there are some strategies you can implement to help keep your Inbox under control.

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Hi I'm Aerlie


Thankyou for tuning in to The Business Efficiency Podcast.

I have over 10 years experience in supporting clients to improve their business efficiency. I specialise in mapping out workflows, setting up project management platforms for tracking and reporting your business operations, documenting processes and improving your team's productivity and collaboration.

I know that business owner's find it difficult to step out of the chaos and day to day running of their business, despite all of the other plans they have. Getting these foundations set up and running efficiently are the best way for you to grow your business to the next level.

I live and work in the gorgeous Adelaide Hills and am a mum to two girls.


Acknowledgement of country

I acknowledge that I undertake my business on the land of the Peramangk and Kaurna Nations.

I acknowledge their deeply spiritual connection with Country and I pay my respect to Elder's past, present and future as the custodians of this ancient and beautiful land.