Organize e-mail folders

May 1, 2007 Categorized in: Outlook

Organize e-mail folders with this strategy.
Sending out crystal-clear, well-defined e-mail benefits you just as much as the recipient. By thinking carefully before sending a message, you take control of an e-mail exchange.
When execs talk more frequently and honestly with staff, says communications expert Debra Hamilton, employees can relax and do their jobs. When employees feel “in the know, they are more involved, committed and accountable.”

Google Spreadsheets

March 1, 2007 Categorized in: InternetOutlookTeamwork

Google Spreadsheets is Web-based software that allows you to create new spreadsheets online, or to import and share existing Microsoft Excel files.
Whether your e-mail inbox is cluttered with spam or work-related e-mail, take note: The following techniques can help you gain control of your wild inbox.

Quick poll-taking with Outlook

March 1, 2007 Categorized in: ExcelOutlook

Need to poll the ranks? If you’re an Outlook (2003) user, you can send an e-mail message with voting buttons to make things easier. Here’s how to do it.
Three-quarters of today’s execs use e-mail as their primary form of communication. So, make sure your messages stand out amid the e-mail avalanche by crafting them as if the boss has only 10 seconds to read them.
Managing the stream of email that gathers in your inbox every day can feel like an impossible task. Slim down your filing system into this “trusted trio” of action-based folders.

Send the right message

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Nonverbal CommunicationOutlook

Send the right message with your e-mail sign-off by “mirroring,” says Judith Kallos, creator of NetManners.com .

Test-drive Office Outlook 2007

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Outlook

The software includes a new category coloring feature that helps you locate, manage, prioritize and respond to e-mail messages more easily.
You schedule a meeting, then hear of a last-minute schedule conflict. A round of rescheduling e-mails only leads to confusion. Locations change, people forget to show up … the list of common problems goes on. But if you’re a Microsoft Outlook (2002/2003) user, you can rely on Group Schedule to check schedules, fill out meeting requests and send group e-mails.
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Cut way down on your keystrokes, with these Outlook tools that let you mine information that’s already in your files.