The Boon & Bane of Email – Self-Assessment and Suggestions

WorldEmailEditors Note: This is a guest article by Bret Beresford-Wood. He is the founder and CEO of RepriseMail. RepriseMail is an app for Outlook that lets people discover, compare and improve how they use email. You can learn more about Bret and RepriseMail at 

Email. It’s the app we love to hate. We’re overwhelmed by it most days, yet we couldn’t do our work effectively without it!

In our work with busy professionals we have identified five common email productivity killers. They are presented below in a self-assessment format so you can determine if your productivity is suffering from any of them. Also included are some suggested solutions you can use to make email more productive.