Stop email from slowing you down

October 14, 2014 Categorized in: OrganizingOutlook

Constantly checking email is a great way to stop productivity in its tracks. Productivity coach Susan Lasky recommends changing the way you manage your inbox.
If you’re in the habit of forwarding messages along to friends, colleagues or everyone in your address book, you’ll want to take these important etiquette tips.

2 Outlook problems solved

June 5, 2014 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. We have frequently changing staff and some do not know how to schedule and reschedule their meetings. Can we “move to another conference room” on our end without canceling and re-creating?
If your inbox is always overstuffed and you feel overwhelmed, you’re probably not get­­ting everything done, says Eliza­­beth Grace Saunders, founder of Real Life E Time Coach­­ing & Train­­ing. Here’s what you should be doing instead:

Cool office tools at low or no cost

May 10, 2013 Categorized in: OutlookWord

Here are three web tools to share your desktop, edit PDFs and reclaim Gmail’s calendar features.

Let Outlook redirect those RSVPs

May 7, 2013 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. I want to send an email invitation to an event, but I want the RSVP responses sent to my assistant. Can I do this?

The perks of Outlook 2010

April 1, 2013 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. Why should I consider converting to Outlook 2010? 2007 seems to do everything.

Quick Parts meeting management

February 14, 2013 Categorized in: MeetingsOutlook

If you frequently use the same words, phrases or paragraphs, you probably open up old meeting notices or emails to copy and paste. With Outlook 2010’s Quick Parts, you essentially have a permanent clipboard. For example, say you have specific language that you use for mandatory meetings. Here’s what to do.

Sync MS Office 365 with your iPhone

January 25, 2013 Categorized in: Outlook

The growing popularity of Micro­­soft Office 365 means that many iPhone users must learn how to sync their Office 365 mailboxes with their phones.

Tech Help Desk

January 17, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOutlook

Find an email again without searching all of Outlook, and fill your desktop background with your own photos.

Let Outlook help prep meeting attendees

December 7, 2012 Categorized in: MeetingsOutlook

Let’s say you have a meeting scheduled to discuss resolving customer complaints. To prepare for the meeting, attendees search their inboxes and network drives to find related files they’ll need to begin visualizing a process. By inserting some of these objects into the meeting notice, you can help attendees better prepare for the meeting.

Time to check out Microsoft’s webmail?

October 9, 2012 Categorized in: InternetOutlook

Microsoft’s Outlook.com has a few advantages over Google’s Gmail, writes Rick Broida at PCWorld.
Office workers who take an email hiatus focus on a single task for longer stretches of time and have lower stress levels, according to a new study by the University of California and U.S. Army researchers.