Sixty-two percent of C-level executives responding to a recent survey by IT services provider Avanade said they were bothered by frequent interruptions caused by irrelevant incoming data. Not surprisingly, given the state of most executives’ inboxes, the single largest source of such data was e-mail. All of us, executives or not, can make good use of these tips on managing e-mail from Mitch Joel, president, Twist Image, and author of “Six Pixels of Separation,” who wrote about the topic on his blog.
Mitch Joel is President of Twist Image — an award-winning Digital Marketing and Communications agency. In 2008, Mitch was named Canada's Most Influential Male in Social Media, one of the top 100 online marketers in the world, and was awarded the highly prestigious Canada's Top 40 Under 40. His first book, Six Pixels of Separation (published by Grand Central Publishing - Hachette Book Group), named after his successful blog and podcast is a business and marketing bestseller. You can find him here: www.twistimage.com/blog
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