Take it a step further, especially if using Gmail. Use the multiple inbox feature and the flags feature to get the actionable email out of the main inbox and bucketized and easily viewable. The main inbox becomes Zero Inbox still. This was the single greatest setup I've done for managing my email. Setup instructions here:
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