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To keep e-mail under control, have a ‘later’ file for less important e-mails. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
To keep e-mail under control, have a ‘later’ file for less important e-mails. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

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Consultant Michael Margolis keeps his inbox manageable by setting up an “Answer Later” folder for stuff he doesn’t want to deal with immediately. Once a day, he tackles the unanswered correspondence in that folder. Lifehack.org

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Harvey Schachter is a Battersea, Ont.-based writer specializing in management issues. He writes Monday Morning Manager and management book reviews for the print edition of Report on Business and an online work-life column Balance. E-mail Harvey Schachter

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