File, Act or Defer.
Take no prisoners, get that email moving now.
File – Move it to Archive (Read, Done, a shoebox)
Act – (this is good only if it is 1-2 minutes of work required) – then move it to Archive.
Defer – either flag it for follow up at a specific day and time, create a task, or set a calendar reminder – then move it to Archive.
Do not, ever, leave mail in your inbox!
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