Brain Food: Ten ways to... Give up E-Mail

by Guy Browning
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

1. If it really matters, go and talk to them

2. Rediscover the power of a phone call

3. Use hand-written notes

4. Practise hands-off management

5. Have a permanent out-of-office auto-reply

6. Don't e-mail those you can see from your desk

7. Get yourself off distribution lists

8. Don't send or forward junk

9. Think hard before you send

10. Check your inbox only once a day

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