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What is the fastest way to send emails to myself?

I have some success using gmail inbox as my primary GTD inbox. One glitch however is that it takes a lot of steps to send email to myself, which I want to do to clear my head. Right now I do this in ...
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What is an effective heuristic for deciding when to filter mail in Gmail?

After reading this Lifehacker article, I'm questioning my use of filters in my email. I have two separate GMail inboxes, one for my school/work account at my university, the other for my personal ...
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Productivity tips for Gmail at work

I use Gmail at work and I'm interested in using it more effectively. Does anyone have any productivity tips for how they use Gmail and Google Calendar at work?
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Trying to achieve inbox zero in Gmail

I have a rather unruly inbox at this point. There's probably at least a thousand messages in there, with 300 or so of them unread. I'm trying to find ways to achieve inbox zero. As part of this I want ...
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Ultimate E-mail (Outlook 2013 and/or Gmail)

I have read about GTD, 5 sentences and have seen the inbox zero video. I am currently using Outlook 2012 (preview) which I like a lot. I have used outlook 2010 and 2007 before. I am wondering if ...
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Dealing with distractions from GMail

GMail is my office mail. A lot of my work has pieces where I need some information from email or replying to email. I go into gmail to search for something or send a reply to an email and then end up ...
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Sending reference material from Gmail to OneNote

Evernote has a handy email address one can forward an email to, so it appears in Evernote. I'm trying to ditch Evernote and move to OneNote but this is a road block so far. To get from Gmail to ...
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How can I move existing mails in Gmail to Evernote?

As part of my personal workflow, I forward certain mails to Evernote for indexing. I also have several hundred archived mails that I would also like to import into Evernote. Unfortunately, I can't ...
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Good manageability for multiple Gmail and Google Apps email accounts?

I'm a contracting programmer, I have my own personal email, 2 x Google App accounts that different consulting companies give me when I work for them. The problem is I find it such a hassle to check ...
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Tickler file for email

Getting Things Done (GTD) recommends using a tickler file for things that aren't immediately actionable but should be dealt with at some point in the future. How can the equivalent be done with ...
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How to use Google Tasks to implement a GTD system?

How can I implement a GTD system in Google Tasks in combination with GMail and GCal?
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How to set up a GTD workflow in gmail

I want to set up a GTD workflow based around my gmail account. Although I have some other possible sources of tasks and projects coming "in", most things I need to do come "in" through my gmail ...