30-Second MBA A Secret Weapon To Vanquish Email Kara Nortman, CityGrid Media's SVP of Consumer Businesses, dreads email. Unlike some of us, she has an effective strategy for dealing with the inbox before it becomes an avalanche of unanswered action items. By Lydia Dishman For more bite-sized bits of wisdom on leadership and strategies for success, explore our ongoing video series at 30 Second MBA. Add New Comment Sign In Submit 4 Comments Jaco du Plessis 4 years ago Seriously, I just forwarded this headline from my phone rss feed to my email because your headline made it sound like you had something worthwhile to say. And the secret weapon is to respond to all at the end of the day! What a joke. David Lavenda 4 years ago reading everything at night doesn't work for me because I work in a global organization - by the time I come in in the morning, the mailbox is full again. Also, there is no way I can actually handle all the email I get in one day. There has to be a better way. The three traditional ways are filtering, delegation, and prioritization - I talk about some of these topics on another FC post - here http://www.fastcompany.com/182.... Also, check out this presentation for dealing with distractions in general - http://www.slideshare.net/dlav... Benjamin R 4 years ago Over-optimize your headline much? Tim Bilbro 4 years ago So, the "Secret Weapon" to vanquish email is to just read and respond to all of it? Really?