Are you a "piler" or a "filer"? Is your inbox a seemingly endless list of mail extending who knows how far into the past or does it contain only the last few messages you've received? How do you process email?
"... your inbox, the fact is that if you simply leave everything there and let it get pushed down by new messages that are coming in, you're almost certainly not giving enough thought to the things that hit your inbox. For pilers, the only clue as to whether an email has been dealt with is whether it is marked as read or unread. But all too often we read emails when we are not currently in a position to do anything about them. Even if we're careful about going back and marking messages as unread, they still get pushed down, out of sight, out of mind."
Read more ... Piling vs. Filing - Emailers Anonymous - Download Squad