Lesson 3 – Getting ready to work efficiently in Gmail

Lesson 3 - Getting ready to work efficiently in Gmail

Now that you understand the four fundamental concepts of Gmail, it’s time to get ready to implement the SMART system.

In this lesson, you’ll discover:

  • That preparing your Gmail account to use the SMART system is a key factor in achieving success.
  • That there are two activities involved in this preparation – an inbox spring clean and filing system design.
  • How to undertake both these activities as quickly as possible.


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Lesson resources

Guide – Inbox spring clean
Worksheet – Filing system design

What’s next?

Click the Mark complete button in the top right corner to move on to the next lesson – Set up for success.




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