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Posted on Dec 12, 2014

How Normal Are Your Email Habits?

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You've Got Mail/ Warner Bros
  1. Do you check your email first thing in the morning?

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Do you check your email first thing in the morning?
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    Yep, but just my personal emails.
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    Nah, it can all wait until I've had my coffee.
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    I flick through quickly, and respond to anything that needs urgent attention.
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    I try not to, but sometimes I feel better if I know what's there.
  1. Do you have your work email installed on your personal phone?

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Do you have your work email installed on your personal phone?
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    Yes
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    No
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    I use the same email for both work and personal.
  1. How does the above picture make you feel?

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How does the above picture make you feel?
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    Anxious.
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    Instantly stressed.
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    I don't really care.
  1. How many times an hour do you check your email (on average)?

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How many times an hour do you check your email (on average)?
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    Constantly, I always have it open.
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    Maybe every 20 minutes?
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    Every 45 minutes? I don't really count.
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    It depends if I'm waiting for something.
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    Once an hour.
  1. Do you tend to answer email the moment you receive it?

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Do you tend to answer email the moment you receive it?
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    I try to.
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    It depends on how busy I am.
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    No, I schedule time to answer in bulk.
  1. Do you use any mail clients? Like Mailbox etc?

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Do you use any mail clients? Like Mailbox etc?
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    Yep! I find them really useful.
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    No, it's just clutter.
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    I've tried some, but they didn't work out.
Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs/ Sony
  1. Do you have a *system* for responding to emails?

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Do you have a *system* for responding to emails?
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    Yes, for example if I can't respond to something with one sentence, I put it in a folder for later.
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    Em, I respond to emails? That's my system?
  1. How do you tend to sign off your work emails?

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How do you tend to sign off your work emails?
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    "All the best"
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    "Thanks"
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    With my initials.
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    It depends on who I'm talking to.
  1. Do you check your emails at the weekend?

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Do you check your emails at the weekend?
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    I try not to, but I end up checking my work account.
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    I only check my personal account.
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    Nope, it can all wait until Monday.
  1. Do you check your emails when you're on holiday?

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Do you check your emails when you're on holiday?
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    Only in the first couple of days, then I relax.
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    Yes, but only personal.
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    Yeah, I still check in on my work email.
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    Nope.
  1. Do you know how many emails you get per day?

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Do you know how many emails you get per day?
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    I couldn't tell you. Too many.
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    I don't really count.
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    I do, it's not too bad.
  1. Do you know how many unread emails you have right now?

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Do you know how many unread emails you have right now?
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    Yes
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    No
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    I could hazard a guess.

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