Outlook productivity Engage Forward Back folder navigation function

By |2014-09-17T12:38:07+01:00September 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 [...]

We are all Project Managers now

By |2013-07-24T06:58:32+01:00July 23rd, 2013|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Even if we don’t have the word ‘Project’ or ‘Manager’ in our job title and we have no ‘Management’ role as such, we are still making priority decisions on a multitude of mini projects every day. In fact we are continually juggling project participations, goals, strategies, MBOs, KRAs, Account Development, quarterly [...]

Yahoo buys Xobni Smartr email management business

By |2015-02-02T15:24:51+01:00July 11th, 2013|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

It’s official. As suspected here, Yahoo has bought Xobni earlier this month. As far back as 2008 I was a fan of their smart Outlook email management productivity plugin. As Microsoft introduced the Social Connector into Outlook 2010, the Xobni team were continuing to develop mobile solutions beyond desktop Outlook. I [...]

How to improve internal email and team working

By |2013-03-15T09:41:58+01:00February 15th, 2013|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

I was working with a client in France yesterday. We were working on the challenges of managing competing priorities, multiple projects, imminent  deadlines and – inevitably – the volume and quality of internal Microsoft Outlook email traffic. We were looking at how we could improve internal team communications through better [...]

How to convert a column of email address in Excel to formatted email addresses in Outlook

By |2017-10-13T11:04:10+01:00December 5th, 2012|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Hi, Tim Maybury here. Sometimes we need to grab email addresses from a column in Microsoft Excel and use them in a Microsoft Outlook email. Here’s the smarter working way I do it with Microsoft Outlook. Do you have any smart Excel tips you wish to share here? … […]

3 ways to manage time spent on priority project and strategy work

By |2014-01-03T15:24:15+01:00June 26th, 2012|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management, Leveraging technology to improve productivity, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

You are juggling operational work with projects, strategy and ambitions every day. You are doing this in your professional work life and your personal life. That’s 6 dimensions of time management before you even get to differentiating between the competing priorities within each dimension and the inevitable email torrent that [...]

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