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6 Inbox Management Tips from Experienced EAs
EAs share 6 brilliant tips to keep your leader’s inbox clean and efficient for the long run, achieving inbox zero time and time again.
4 Key Principles to Great Inbox Management
EA Training manager Sara Altuna shares four inbox management principles to help assistants declutter, organize and keep their leaders’ inboxes efficient for the long run.
Executive Assistant Time Management Tools: Scheduling Email Templates
Use these simple email templates for scheduling meetings for your executive
Hello, Goodbye: Perfecting your email salutations and sign-offs
We talk a lot about how to write an effective email and how to get a response, but what really sets the tone for your email are the bookends: the salutations and sign-offs.
The Small Details: Email to Slack Integration
Gmail and Outlook users can take collaboration one step further by integrating their email with Slack.
Tee It Up: Drafting Emails for Your Executive
If you have direct access to your executive’s inbox, teeing up email drafts for them is a game changer.
The Small Details: Send + Archive Button in Gmail
Enable the “Send & Archive” button in Gmail to save yourself extra clicks and the time it takes to re-read emails you have already handled.
EA Toolbox: Get More Email Responses With These Tools
Writing respond-able emails is an art. It’s not just the subject line or the email content; it’s when the email is received, and how you follow-up on the email. Lucky for us, there are several tools out there to help manage these processes and help you get more responses.
The Small Details: Sending Emails on Your Schedule
Scheduling your emails helps ensure you can work when it’s best for you, rather than when it’s best for the recipient.
The Small Details: Get Your Grammar in Check
We’ve all received a poorly written email, full of spelling and grammar mistakes that make us question the abilities of the writer. How can you make sure your emails are […]
Email Digests: Where to Start and How to Organize
Email digests are what you send to your executive on a set cadence that gives them a high-level, easy-to-consume view of their workload.
Here are effective email subject lines to get an executive’s attention—and response.
You wrote the perfect email—the right mix of informational and to the point, but you still didn’t get a response. Try these email subject lines.
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