By Ben Fanning, contributing editor | I used to start every day with checking email… then I’d respond based upon whatever was there.
I often felt out of control like I spent my day running from one fire to the next. Then one Monday something happened that led to my most productive day ever…
…the email server was down… no sending or receiving emails. (This was before the advent of Blackberries and iPhones, so no checking your emails remotely.)