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Brilliant Email by Dr. Monica Seeley

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Dealing with the email backlog after being away

I figure this is my time – to relax, be with my family, and have a normal life.

Sidney J. Harris

This chapter will help you avoid being deluged with email when you are away from the office or on leave. In particular, you will learn some smart, timesaving ways to view your inbox.

Should I switch off or keep checking email when I go on leave?

This question comes up time and again from people, whether or not they have an assistant. A survey I conducted showed that 50 per cent of executives logged on while on leave (see www.brilliant-email.com). Not because their business expected them to, but because they felt they must. Is this addiction ...

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