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Develop a color code for better organization

May 5, 2021

One of the easiest ways to add structure and organization to your workspace, files and more is to use color-coding. This typically applies more to paper files than digital files. However, many programs and task management tools allow you to add category colors so you can carry them over to your digital file management.

PowerPoint

PowerPoint: Create an FAQ with Screen Recording

May 5, 2021

Before you show how to do a screen operation, click the Screen Recording button.

Excel

How do I get my Microsoft form to automatically update the same Excel file?

May 5, 2021

Whether or not it should work this way, it does.

Organizing

Email overload: 5 tips to kill the clutter

May 5, 2021

Is it time to get serious about killing your inbox clutter—not just deleting unwanted email messages but setting up ways of working that don’t create the clutter in the first place? Here are five tips to get you started.

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