What does an information worker do all day?

Interesting piece in the New York Times on the effect of interruptions caused by email, IM etc.  28% of the day handling non-urgent unimportant things, and 15% of the day spent searching for information.  Some time ago I started switching off email during particularly busy times, like when I have a deadline to meet.  No…

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New Year, New Low Cal Outlook

Every year about this time I archive off all of the email I have kept from the previous year into a PST file for safe keeping. In the past I have attempted to maintain a complex hierarchical folder structure: A customers folder with subfolders for each customer I work with; A Microsoft folder with subfolders…

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