Category Archives: Email

Managing email with SaneBox

SaneBox is a software which shifts email in and out of your Inbox depending on certain rules. Most directly, SaneBox filters less essential incoming emails into SaneNews and SaneLater mailboxes but it can also do other useful tasks. Let me start … Continue reading

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Goodbye MailTags … and see you soon (?)

I enthusiastically used MailTags starting almost from the day I got my first Mac and until the last Friday. The reason I gave up was that my Mail.app has been choking on MailTags for the last several months. Working with email … Continue reading

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Learning from Katie and David

I must admit that everything I know about Mac has either been directly learned or inspired by Macpowerusers (MPU), a podcast I started listening to about 3 years ago. Recently, MPU had their Episode 100 where they talked, among other things, … Continue reading

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MailTags and OmniFocus Projects

MailTags is a great way to organize your Mail. It allows to tag each message with specific Keywords or assign it to one or several Projects as well as create reminders and notes associated with an email. The good news … Continue reading

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Filing in a hurry: using message flags in Mail for ‘hot’ projects

I have recently started to use differently colored flags in Mail app. My past advice on email reflecting the GTD wisdom and the Inbox Zero principle was that an email message is either something which can be dealt with in less … Continue reading

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E-mail discipline

In the past, I shared some email rules, habits, techniques and etiquette. What I did not mention was discipline, which is what gives rise to habits. Check this excellent entry on Applying Discipline to Email from  Simplicity Is Bliss. It suggests … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs’ lesson on email and job priorities

Among Steve Jobs’ lessons on the beauty of technology and the power of plain writing, one was captured by Lucy Kellaway about a year before his death. It’s on email etiquette and job priorities. Enjoy.

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