Master your Gmail to get more done

Email is the devil of the Knowledge Economy. If you don’t have a management system in place, it can be the ultimate time-waster, hurting productivity. This course will introduce you to getting things done in the Gmail system and teach you how to use it in daily life. You’ll learn how to set up labels and match filters with them, how to use advanced Gmail features, how to clean your inbox for the first time (without spending the hours on it), which tools and technology may help you conquer your inbox, and how to receive fewer emails. This will make email processing a breeze, reaching Inbox Zero in less than five minutes while keeping important tasks and to-dos in sight.

   3,599 students completed this course

   89% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Dan Silvestre


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89% of students recommend

  “The best course I’ve taken on Highbrow. So helpful and easy to follow directions to set up a productive, efficient inbox. Thanks!”

  “This class transformed my life! My Gmail used to be so complex that I could only handle critical emails. Now my Gmail is organized in a simple way and I have time to read the interesting emails. I’m so much happier about this change.”

  “I already shared it with one colleague and if this new approach is still stuck with me in a few weeks (and the inboxes on the right are also below 9 per inbox) I will share it with the whole team. Love it so far!”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Getting Things Done (GTD) Email Organization
Lesson 2. Building a GTD Gmail: The First Steps
Lesson 3. Creating Labels
Lesson 4. Matching Labels and Filters
Lesson 5. Advanced GTD Gmail Features
Lesson 6. The First Cleaning of the GTD Gmail
Lesson 7. Processing Workflow
Lesson 8. Receive Fewer Emails and Get Your Message Across Over Email
Lesson 9. Tools and Technology to Conquer Your Inbox
Lesson 10. Recap
+ Quiz



Starting tomorrow, you will receive a new lesson straight to your inbox every morning for 10 days. Lessons take just 5 minutes to read, and each course is followed by fun, knowledge-testing quiz.



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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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