The Gmail Genius #23 — How to defuse an email landmine

To increase productivity, stop checking email after work hours
Researchers found that using your work phone after hours negatively impacts your work life, home life, social life, and everything in between.

Why I am choosing to email slowly
Sarah K. Peck says slow email doesn’t always feel good, resulting in guilt, shame, worry, and insecurity. “But then I realize when I email quickly, these feelings don’t necessarily go away,” she writes.

When an email exchange turns ugly
The Harvard Business Review outlines ideas on how to navigate “email landmines.”

Brooke Zigler, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist 

This week’s Q&A is with Brooke Zigler, an Austin, Texas-based registered dietitian nutritionist and Instagram brand ambassador.

Here’s an excerpt from the interview:

Since I am very active on Instagram, I get so many direct messages through there from my followers- it’s like having a third inbox! It would be amazing if there was a way I could integrate Instagram messages with my Gmail.

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