Stop Drowning in Work

Take control of your inbox, and save 3-5 hours per week

“This isn’t just about saving money. It’s about investing in your future. It’s about taking the steps today to lead to a more efficient, prosperous, and successful tomorrow.”

– John Bowen

Tony Robbins

Multiple #1
Bestselling Author​

“Nick has cracked the code on operational efficiency.”

Jay Abraham

Founder & CEO of The Abraham Group

“The Leverage team has the skills and techniques to make your business more impactful, effective, higher-contributing, and far more enjoyable for years to come.”

Eliminate The
Scavenger Hunt


The average knowledge worker spends nearly a third of their time at work on email. After working with thousands of teams, we've discovered the problem—and we have the solution.


Our efficiency training programs empower you to take control of your inbox, ​​freeing up your time to focus on what matters most to you. On average, we see people saving at least 5 hours per week.

Gain More

Profit, Freedom,


The CPR® Framework

We help teams maximize their performance and reduce overwhelm by teaching and implementing the foundational principles of the CPR® Business Efficiency Framework. This Framework eliminates the pain points most teams experience by optimizing the three operational areas foundational to every organization:
All Organizations need:
Regardless of size or industry, all organizations need to Communicate with their team and external parties; Plan and manage the work that needs to get done; and document all of their proprietary Resources and knowledge to ensure the business runs like a well-oiled machine.
Leverage implements the CPR® Framework by educating teams on when and how to use the common tools within each component in the best ways possible.

What Is Inbox Zero?

If you feel like your inbox is a constant stream of never-ending emails, adopting the Inbox Zero methodology will be one of the most productive changes you’ll ever make. 

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Adopting Inbox Zero will help you: 

Why Adopt Inbox Zero as a Team?

Why Adopt Inbox Zero as a Team?

If you're feeling the pain of a cluttered inbox, Inbox Zero can help. But here's the kicker: it gets even better when your whole team is on board. Email has a "boomerang effect" - the more emails you send, the more you get back. And this affects your team, too!

The more emails you and your coworkers send, the more you all have to deal with.

When your team adopts Inbox Zero, the number of emails flying around decreases significantly. That means everyone will spend less time processing emails and more time getting stuff done.

Curious about how this can work for your team? Let's chat.

Program Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Learn how to achieve Inbox Zero in Gmail or Outlook at your own pace.

Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 6

Training Schedule

Training Schedule

Instantly Access Your Training Materials

Gain immediate access to our Inbox Zero workbooks and courses for both Gmail and Outlook so you can get started as soon as you'd like and progress at your own pace.

Kickoff Call

Learn how the training process works, discover the resources available to you, and cover the fundamentals of efficiency and Inbox Zero with one of our consultants.

Live Workshop #1

Walk through the steps of Inbox Zero in real time with one of our efficiency consultants and discover additional concepts around Inbox Zero and workplace communication.

Live Workshop #2

Ask questions and receive hands-on training from our consultants around anything email-related. Learn tips, tricks, and techniques to save time and optimize your inbox.

1:1 Training session

30 minutes with one of our efficiency consultants to get advice, solve any specific problems you may be facing, and find time-saving opportunities you might be missing.

Retrospective Call

Review what you've learned, have your questions answered, clarify any remaining action items, and celebrate with the group!

2 - Inbox Zero Basics

Eliminate the bad email habits you don't know you have.

Reframe your mindset around when and how to use email

Understand the fundamentals of the Inbox Zero methodology

Discover bad email habits and how to eliminate them

3 - Cut Out the Noise

Receive less emails per day.

Learn how to reduce the number of emails you receive

Set up filters to prioritize important emails from real people

Customize Gmail or Outlook settings to remove distractions

4 - Rip the Band-Aid Off

Wipe the slate clean, no matter how many emails you're sitting on.

Audit folders and de-clutter your inbox

Wipe the slate clean by archiving past emails

Clean your inbox in a few clicks (even with thousands of emails!)

5 - The R.A.D. System

Work through your inbox faster than you ever thought possible.

Learn the three steps of R.A.D: Reply, Archive, or Defer

Use the R.A.D. System to work through all remaining emails

Achieve Inbox Zero!

6 - Maintenance

Save time every day with an optimized email routine.

Incorporate Inbox Zero into your daily routine

Learn how to clean your archive

Experience the amazing benefits of a clean inbox!

1 - Principles of Efficiency

Learn how to start saving time immediately through simple mindset shifts.

Learn the CPR® Business Efficiency Framework

Remove the scavenger hunt from your life and business

Optimize your time to get more done with less

Our Clients' Success


“Thanks to the way we now use Asana, we were able to win a bid for a $60 million contract. The client was blown away by our organized and professional process.  It has truly transformed our business.”


“Leverage has been a game-changer for us. Without their advice and support in implementing Slack, the pandemic would have been chaotic.”


“I used to have a three-hour meeting with my assistant each week to keep track of everything in my business. Now, I can get a 10-15 minute update from Asana and I know where everything is at any given time. I can offer assistance, I can prioritize, and I can de-prioritize.”

Meet Nick Sonnenberg

Nick Sonnenberg is an entrepreneur, WSJ Bestselling Author author, Inc. columnist, and guest lecturer at Columbia University. Before founding Leverage, he spent eight years working as a high-frequency trader on Wall Street where he developed a love for (and obsession with) efficiency.

The CPR® Business Efficiency Framework is the culmination of Nick’s unique perspective on the value of time, efficiency, and automation that he’s developed over nearly a decade of working with teams of all sizes and across all industries. It consistently results in greater output, less stress, happier employees, and the potential to gain an extra full day per week in productivity per person—just by using the right tools in the right way, at the right time.

Learn more about Nick’s story and The CPR® Framework in his new book, Come Up for Air: How Teams Can Leverage Systems and Tools to Stop Drowning in Work, available for pre-order now.

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CEVO (Chief Executive and Visionary Officer) of ~Pourri, the Makers of

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