Organizing

When urgent requests pop up from more than one person, and you’re already crunched for time, what’s the best way to handle them? Use these four fixes.
Out-of-office message in Teams … Camera control … Lobby or no lobby?
How can I separate access within my own group in Teams when IT won’t let me create another team? … We’re migrating to Teams. Can we easily move DropBox files to our Teams Library?
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.
Well, first a little secret. It’s all SharePoint.
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.

Get your disaster procedures in order

April 7, 2021 Categorized in: Organizing

Whether you’re writing a procedure for how to route the mail or safely evacuate the building in the event of a fire, the process remains the same. A procedure is a procedure, no matter how big or small. Here are some sample disaster procedures you may want to include in your manual.

Pet-proof that home office!

March 3, 2021 Categorized in: Organizing

With so many more of us telecommuting now, we’re having to adjust to some new co-workers: our pets. Here are some considerations that will make the workday more harmonious for you and your littlest colleagues.

OneNote (or many?)

February 3, 2021 Categorized in: OrganizingProject Management

Restricting access in OneNote notebooks … The best way to support multiple people with OneNote

No more passwords! (Maybe)

November 2, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

This might seem like a dream come true, especially for devices on which typing a password is a challenge for fingers that are bigger than the touchscreen keyboard. However, the development of biometrics to authenticate access has some drawbacks.
The proliferation of cybersecurity attacks can be measured in incidents per minute. These resources can help you stay on top of it all.
Is there any way to get Gmail to apply different colored stars? … Can I label an email with more than one label? … Can I create custom categories?

6 ways to optimize home Wi-Fi

October 7, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Working from home offers many conveniences—as long as the internet connection remains stable. The competition for connectivity is critical in this age of teleworking and homeschooling, considering all the wireless devices being engaged and their overload risk. These DIY tips can improve coverage for every device.