How to get a VP to clean out their inbox?

oel503

I have a stubborn marketing of VP who says she's too busy to clean out her inbox. It is currently over 5gb and she has over 70K emails. How can I "force" her to clean up some of this?

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jimlynch
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I think jhotz has the best answer if she's not willing to work with you on this.

jhotz
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There could always be “server trouble.” Other than that, unless there is a company policy on the issue, it’s going to be hard to get someone to do something they don’t want to do, especially if they happen to be above you in the corporate hierarchy. Perhaps you could offer to archive them instead of deleting them.

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