Outlook email Rule: How to automatically file sent mails

By |2010-04-26T17:28:51+01:00October 12th, 2009|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Would you like Microsoft Outlook to automatically file emails you send into your chosen folders? Our reputational and commercial risk is recorded more in our ‘sent’ emails than in our received mails. Many people have elaborate Outlook folder structures to file received emails, yet they pile their sent mails in [...]

How to create a column in any email folder to show the age of your emails

By |2010-04-26T17:32:47+01:00June 17th, 2009|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

I get a real buzz when people send me their own practical productivity tips. Francis Clauson over at EMC, who did one of our training programme last year just sent me an email with this one, which I have implemented immediately. I recommend this tip to you wholeheartedly. […]

Email management: When explicit decisions are not enough!

By |2010-04-23T16:39:56+01:00June 6th, 2009|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Let’s face it, every now and again we get a mail that doesn’t fit into the classic decision making format. Sometimes a mail hits us and we do a Homer D’Oh! , we want to keep it ‘Just in case’ BUT we don’t want to have an inbox cluttered with incompletions and ‘one-day-I-may-look-at-this’ stuff [...]

Never write a standard Outlook 2003 E-mail again: Use Autocorrect

By |2010-11-08T15:16:01+00:00December 16th, 2008|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

You can DELEGATE the creation of standard, often used text within emails to Outlook 2003 itself by using the Auto-correct functionality of MS Word. I use the following method for 6 short, often used email texts in my business, but there is no limit to how many you can create [...]

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