The average person receives 120 emails... a day. That's an email every 5 minutes if you work 10-hour days. Not surprisingly, we end up spending 2.6 hours every day on email, but it doesn't have be this way. The research shows that we can save over half of that time: 1 hour and 21 minutes per day.
We lose that time in 5 ways according to the research:
To prevent this wasted time, we didn't just put our heads together and think hard. We poured through all the research out there and found the ways to avoid losing an hour and 15 minutes per day.
Keeping up with email has become the bane of the 21st century workers' existence, but it doesn't have to be.
Still not convinced? Take your time reading through the details of our time-savings calculations below in the research and analysis section.
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- Deloitte, Senior Consultant
"It spelled out what not to do with email. It was a wake-up call for me! The importance of reducing visual clutter resonates loudly! I realize how much time I am wasting by not getting my email under control."
- Deborah, Time-Saving Participant
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- Virginia State Hospital, Physician
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RESEARCH & ANALYSIS: 81 minute/day time-saving opportunity
#1 – Re-reading emails we leave in our inbox = 27 mins/day
#2 – Switching costs due to checking email and attending to email notifications = 21 mins/day
#4 – Time spent archiving messages using complicated and slow approaches = 11 mins/day
Our goal is putting time back in your life. We help individuals and companies save time by developing productive habits and adopting productive mindsets based on real research into where people lose time and how they can get it back.
Our online courses enable you to take ~5 minutes of your daily Facebook or Instagram scrolling time and get something for it. Here's how they work: