Email is Like a Tractor Beam

If you don’t intentionally manage your email, it will distract you from your priorities and make you unproductive.

 

I learned this (again)  the hard way a few weeks ago. 

 

Email is like a tractor beam that draws you into unwanted work. Every “reply”  or “delete” makes you feel like you’ve accomplished something. 

 

But email is rarely your most important work.

 

How do you intentionally manage your email?