Forty percent of executives say they spend between half a day and one full day every week managing communication that has no value.

The reduction in workforce productivity caused by email and information overload has become a well-documented fact at many organizations. When it comes to the sheer number and quality of emails sent and received, the cost to employee productivity and engagement can be staggering, including an inability to make decisions, process information and prioritize tasks.

In 2017, tame your inbox, so you can spend more time being productive and building the relationships that really matter. Here are six tips to help you: