Emily Turrettini at SmartMobs references a piece by Jeff Zaslow in
The makeup and tidiness of your inbox is a reflection of your habits, your mental health and, yes, even the way Mom and Dad raised you, according to the WSJ in a free access article which will hopefully brighten your day. [snip]
Just as in many other aspects of life, personality impacts how we interact with the world around us. Or, our personality is revealed in how we interact with the world.
In case there is any question, I tend to be tidy, though I can't quite get it down to Zero. There are those few "need to respond" emails sitting in there.