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2.6 hours every day.⠀
That’s how long the average American spends on email, according to McKinsey.⠀
But very few of us account for that when planning our days.⠀
Instead, many of us book ourselves up with meetings, calls and plans to grind through our to-do lists. ⠀
But then the to-do list gets bumped by the emails zinging into our inbox, which seem urgent. ⠀
So, we end our day having done a lot in terms of meetings, calls and emails – but not the real, focused work.⠀
And that real, focused work gets pushed into night and weekends.
Here are some tips:⠀
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I'm a former big law attorney who got overwhelmed as a first year and slowly pieced together a time/task management system that actually reduced my stressed, helped me stay on top of it all (and know it), feel confident drawing boundaries, and soak in time with my family and friends. I'd love to get you there, too.