How to send that email later

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Scheduling and delaying email allows you to work whenever it’s most convenient  — without losing your free time or letting other people know that you’re working at 12:38 a.m. on Wednesday. Don’t Send That E-Mail — Yet! — shows you how to schedule and delay email delivery in Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Apple (Mac) Mail and on your mobile device. There’s even a little bonus chapter for those devious folks who want to use these tips to make it look like they’re working when they’re not. Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations make it easy for you to start scheduling emails right […]

Why you should send that email later

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In the past, I have bemoaned the death of the weekend, and I have said that its untimely demise is, in part, our own fault. If we weren’t always sending, reading and replying to emails when we need to be off the clock, we wouldn’t be — ahem — sending the message that our time is infinite and worthless. I’m going to take a departure from my usual tone in these next couple posts to give you some very practical and concrete advice about how to handle this problem. Everyone talks about the power of “now,” but I’m going to […]