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The Email Trap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“If you feel sucked into a bottomless guilt vortex every time you look at your email inbox, this post is not for you. If you struggle to keep up with a deluge of 50, 100, 400 emails every day, go away. If you’ve clicked on this looking for tips in curtailing this incursion of correspondence, leave now.”

“This post isn’t for you. It’s for the other guy. The one who responds immediately to every message. The one who sleeps with his smartphone. The one who checks email on vacation.”

“You know who you are. And while this may be hard for you to hear, it needs to be said: you’re ruining everything for the rest of us.”

Click here to read about the responsiveness trap of email on HBR.com

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