Being an e-mail addict myself, I cracked up at this rebuttal to this 12-step program to e-mail addiction developed by executive coach Marsha Egan: 12-step program for e-mail addiction stumbles. A snip:
- 2. Commit to keeping your inbox empty.
What am I missing? I'm already committed to keeping my inbox empty. I'm so committed to keeping my inbox empty that I'm checking my e-mail more often than hibernating animals breathe. I don't need more commitment. I need to be committed.
I may be technologically addicted, but at least I'm not as bad as this poor guy, who almost had a breakdown after committing to go BlackBerry and cell-phone-less for a week: