These email misers, as I affectionately call them, have transformed their email inbox into something closer to a P.O. box — a collection of messages that build up until they occasionally stop by to sort through them, replying only when unavoidable.
In the beginning I would have trouble to only check my email once or twice per week. I prefer handling easy replies right away. But I can see switching back to telephone or text for urgent communication. I know I could eventually get into that habit. However, I also use my in box to create my “to do” list so I would have to filter all email and sort later. In any case, it is something interesting to consider. Do you or could you only check your email once or twice a week, as opposed to multiple times per day?
Read the full story here: calnewport.com/blog/2017/04/13/tim-ferriss-and-the-rise-of-the-email-miser/