Earlier in the month, Ofcom released the 2016 Communications Market Report where it was reported that fifteen million UK internet users had admitted to taking a digital detox due to tech information overload. According to their statistics, the population is so overwhelmed by digital information we need to detox from our digital lives, deactivate our Facebook accounts and stop checking emails.
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Well maybe not to all of them, but certainly the ones that aren’t offering you value.
We all know what it’s like to be a slave to your inbox. Those who spend all day answering and writing emails not only feel overwhelmed, they are also facing constant interruptions which stops their ability to focus on what’s important. Be it creative thinking, strategy or even their friends and family.
205 billion emails were sent and received worldwide every single day in 2015. Traditional email inboxes have become repositories that are being used as never-ending to do lists. Most messages we receive follow someone else’s agenda, not our own. But what’s even worse is that with these traditional inboxes, all messages are created equal.