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Automate Accelerate Delegate Delete Automate The first thing to do is make sure you are taking advantage of automation as much as you can. Your email can be sorted automatically into different folders, allowing you to choose which ones you don't need to look at now. Mailing list subscriptions, for example. You can also automate, at least partially, how ...


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Right. Will try to add to @Dennis S' answer. Mails: Utilize rules. Make few basic rules that move mails to designated folders automatically. This way you will have better overview. Example folders: "Projects", "Meetings", "External", "Administrative" and so on... Create a "Stash" folder where you will keep uncategorised messages that have some value. Move ...


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The most direct way would be to use mail or mailx to send a mail from the commandline - since the address is most likely always the same, you could write a brief wrapper script to handle that and only have to pass it the message as argument. Example that can be tried from the commandline: echo "here goes your text" | mail -s "GTD by mail" ...


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In OS X you can send e-mails from "everywhere" just by using the keyboard without touching the mouse e. g. with the free and very useful tool Quicksilver(www.qsapp.com). General approach with Quicksilver 1) You can open it (no matter which application is the frontmost) by a single keystroke (I chose "Cmd" for example). 2) Then you type "." for telling ...


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I have a pretty busy set of mailboxes - the worst gets about 200-250 emails a day, of which maybe 50 are 'do today', 50 are 'delete once read' and maybe another 50 are 'delete immediately', which leaves me with 50-100 that I use filters to file. I tweak the filters probably once a month, or if I find too many emails appearing (ie my mailbox builds up too ...



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