Now in Legal Rebels:
(law haks) noun: Ways to successfully manage your workday by getting more done in less time
1 Empty your e-mail inbox daily.
2 Change your e-mail settings so the system doesn’t alert you every time a message comes in, as many systems do. Outlook can be set to alert you only for urgent messages. Interruptions only spoil your attention to your work; check your messages when you’re ready for them.
3 Move e-mail to the appropriate folder as soon as you have read it.
4 Organize your folders by urgency and then by subject.
5 Program your e-mail software to automatically file messages. Use your e-mail system’s rules: Sort by sender, subject or keyword.