Limit interruptions with an extra Gmail account


Image of email messagesIf you’re like me, you don’t want every incoming email to disturbed you.  Studies have shown even brief distractions can significantly reduce your ability to focus and therefore your overall productivity.  On the other hand, some messages require immediate attention.  When your boss or an important client emails you it’s important to be responsive.  What’s a productivity-minded person to do?

In this post I explain how you can use an extra Gmail account to limit distractions and still get notified immediately when those important messages land in your inbox.