When email was first introduced, it was a timesaver, but it’s gotten a bit unruly since then. With communication so cheap and easy, people now send emails for every note, memo, question, comment, pitch, or thank you. Pair that with multiparty chains and an expectation for immediate reply, and it’s easy to see how email became a ubiquitous source of distraction, wasted time, and digital clutter. It’s time to take control. Here is the fastest way to clean your inbox (and keep it clean).