I woke up this Saturday morning and one of the first things I thought to do was check my email. Why?
I don’t know.
Was I expecting to have something really great in one of my inboxes? (I currently have 14 on my iPhone) I guess I was. The tech age has transformed me into a email checking, tweeting, facebooking, blogging, finance monitoring, web ad tracking, phone call dialing, texting fiend.
My daily tasks are diverse helping to run a few small companies in size from 5 people to 20 people, LeadLog being the newest and maker of dashboard lead management software.
While it does sound like a lot, monitoring many different things and communicating through all the channels does start to make sense in today’s business world. But, on Saturday morning do I really need to check my email? Maybe I’m hoping someone has stayed up late working on some multi-national, multi-conglomerate project that will cause such an influx of business it will not only change my weekend but the rest of my professional career.
I don’t think so.
I don’t think in the last 6 years I’ve gotten any type of email that has changed my weekend. So all the Saturdays I wake up, check my email hoping to win the lottery are a thing of the past. I think from now on, my email will only get checked after I enjoy waking up to the sunshine of Florida, the company of my wife, the purring of our cats, and the satisfaction of knowing all the “e” tasks are wasting my enjoyment time on this beautiful morning.
Of course this Saturday morning is the exception.