7 Reasons to Keep the Inbox Empty - Part 6

This is part 6 of the 7 Reasons to Keep the Inbox Empty

#6: Avoids being interrupted by new messages

Let’s face it, so much of your work these days come in via the inbox. And when you have lots of messages sitting in the in-box, you tend to spend large amounts of time based in your inbox.

But being inbox-based makes it very easy to be interrupted by new, incoming e-mail. These interruptions distract you from the task at hand, dilute your focus, fracture your attention and cause you to start multi-tasking (which makes you even more unproductive).