In the past fifty years there have been three major ways that people in business communicate in writing:
1. Post. Delivered once per day & sorted by someone in the office.
2. Fax. Delivered throughout the day & sorted by someone in the office.
3. Email. Delivered throughout the day & sorted by the recipient.
Can you see why email now takes up so much time in every day? The mail we receive is no longer sorted by someone whose job it is to sort the mail. Instead, the person whose job it is to run the company is sorting the mail!
Do you think John D. Rockefeller, Henry Ford or even Richard Branson sorted their mail? Of course not! They were too busy running their companies.
No office ever had personal fax machines on every desk that were checked and read every 5 minutes. Email is the new fax. Email is not important! Running your business is…