How much email is too much? Email was originally set-up as a quick method of communicating to people. Now, it can be a bane to society. The article quotes a startling statistic that mentions that 28% of the knowledge worker’s day is taken up by unnecessary email. Here is a quote by Timothy Ferriss, the author of “The 4-Hour Workweek,” he suggests to check your email twice a day. He says, “E-mail is used as a self-validation tool by people to procrastinate and to re-create activity versus productivity,”
There is even software that is available that bunches emails together during times that have high frequency of emails.