What if you never had to check e-mail again? What if you could hire someone to keep up with checking, sorting, even responding to your incoming messages. Does this seem like something a fairy godmother would wave her magic wand and grant as your wish?
Your time needs to be balanced and your energy needs to be focused. Checking email all day long and responding promptly may make you appear to be attentive and professional, but it won’t have any time to focus on the important tasks.