The Hamster Revolution

How to Manage Your Email Before It Manages You

by Mike Song, Vicki Halsey,

Offers an easy-to-implement solution to a problem--e-mail and information overload--that plagues millions of people• Draws on the authors' extensive experience working with major corporate clients• Includes a real-world case study of how the principles in the book were implemented at Capital OneDo you spend so much time dealing with e-mails--reading them, writing them, responding to them, responding to responses--that you feel like you're just going round and round and getting nowhere? Meet Harold, an HR director so overwhelmed by email he feels like a hamster on a wheel. Just in time, Harold meets a coach--a leading expert on email efficiency and etiquette with a simple system that helps Harold eliminate needless emails, write better messages, and file and find information in a flash. He gets immediate results--and reclaims his life.This delightful and much-needed fable is based on the authors' extensive experience helping employees at companies like Clear Channel, Procter and Gamble, and Pfizer manage e-mail more efficiently. The book includes a remarkable case study of the authors' work with Capital One, where employees estimated they saved thirteen days a year by applying Hamster Revolution techniques. This book is perfect for time-starved professionals eager to restore balance and order to their busy lives.
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers; May 2008
  • ISBN: 9781576755754
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  • Title: The Hamster Revolution
  • Author: Mike Song; Vicki Halsey; Tim Burress
  • Imprint: Berrett-Koehler Publishers