How to improve internal email and team working

By |2013-03-15T09:41:58+00:00February 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 [...]

Learning Technologies Exhibition London 29 and 30 January 2013

By |2013-01-10T19:04:04+00:00January 10th, 2013|Leveraging technology to improve productivity, Time Management and Prioritisation tips|

I will be at the Learning Technologies Exhibition on 29th and 30th January in Olympia London. It is a great event combining 2 of my professional passions – Learning and, er – Technology. I have a few meetings lined up for both days already and if you want a 121 with [...]

Microsoft Office Ribbon Hero can help boost your workload productivity

By |2017-10-13T11:04:10+01:00November 3rd, 2010|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

Are you ever annoyed or frustrated that your previous productivity with Microsoft Office 2003 is hampered as you work out how to do things in Office 2007 or 2010 that you did instinctively in Office 2003? …. Especially when you are working with Word, Excel or PowerPoint commands that you don’t [...]

Using Microsoft Outlook Categories better across a team

By |2017-06-12T15:18:59+01:00February 18th, 2010|Leveraging Microsoft Outlook for time priority and workload management|

When I run teamworking training events for clients who use MS Outlook one of the things I strongly suggest is that the team members adopt a core of common Outlook Categories. Renaming the default Categories is relatively straightforward. The other day I was presenting  a talk based on my ‘Welding Purpose [...]

Change management: The penguins’ process

By |2015-02-02T15:18:08+00:00January 25th, 2010|Goal creation and control|

It’s amazing how people who don’t do ‘Change Management’ can make change happen! I was recently asked to facilitate a team meeting within a client’s Kick-Off event based upon ‘Change Management’. None of those present were ‘Change Champions’, Project Managers’ or held ‘black-belt’ titles in anything work related. They are [...]

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