Happy 21st Birthday Microsoft Outlook

By |2018-09-30T21:06:31+00:00November 24th, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Microsoft Outlook turned 21 on 16th November 2017. Birthdays and anniversaries are a good time to reflect on the past, rejoice in the present and re-appraise the future. Perhaps now would be a good time to look again at how you are managing yourself, your workload and the results you [...]

Office365 November update impacts Outlook 2016 customisation – Free workaround

By |2018-09-05T16:51:38+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Leveraging technology to improve productivity, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

When I support clients in working smarter on their critical results and competing priorities I inevitably help them use technology smarter as well. Microsoft Office365 and Outlook are particularly important tools for my clients. Office365 is constantly being updated and extended and sometimes those updates [...]

Making Office 365 work better with other software tools

By |2017-07-19T17:24:47+00:00July 19th, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Leveraging technology to improve productivity|

Most of us who use Microsoft Office as a primary productivity business tool also use other software based tools or platforms which synchronise with Office, especially Microsoft Outlook. I’m thinking here about CRM tools, Client or Case Management systems and Project Management tools. This works really well until the latest [...]

How to email an open document in #Office365 without going to your inbox #WP2P

By |2017-03-13T11:49:04+00:00March 13th, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

You are busy getting your high priority things done and have just completed that important document you have been working on. You now need to email it to your customer, colleague or supplier. You’re smart and you know that living in your inbox view degrades your ability to manage your [...]

Working Smarter with #Office365 How to email documents without opening Outlook

By |2017-02-23T07:29:03+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

You can send Documents to anyone by email without opening Microsoft Outlook. You are busy getting stuff done, managing your competing priorities without the distraction of the inbox and you now need to send a file to someone by email. Don’t open the inbox – do this instead! […]

How to easily change multiple email addresses in Excel

By |2017-01-03T10:25:42+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

Here’s another working smarter with Microsoft Excel tip for changing multiple email addresses when a client, supplier or prospect firm changes their email address format, and/or company name. To make this simple I am assuming that First name is in column A, Family name is in column B and current [...]

Will Microsoft Teams kill Slack

By |2016-12-08T11:50:32+00:00November 10th, 2016|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Well, it has happened. The much anticipated official reveal of Microsoft Teams has taken place. Some of us have been talking about it for a while now though. Microsoft Teams is free to Office 365 commercial customers on the Business Essentials, Business Premium, and Enterprise E1, E3 or E5 plans. Microsoft [...]

How to stop time. Stripping it back

By |2017-10-13T11:04:11+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

We are great at complicating things, aren’t we? Us humans. Especially in business. I was particularly struck by this during a conversation today at a networking breakfast when somebody was talking about something very complicated involving international teams of MBAs, Professional Advisors, IP Licencing and assets spread across multiple business [...]

Outlook productivity Engage Forward Back folder navigation function

By |2014-09-17T12:38:07+00:00September 17th, 2014|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Microsoft Outlook, used well is a powerful personal and team productivity tool. Used commonly it is far too easy to digitize poor personal productivity behaviours, despite our best efforts. Here’s an Outlook navigation Productivity tip. Engage web browser type forward and back buttons so you can easily navigate between folders and sub [...]

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