The Indiana Lawyer recently published my article on Microsoft Outlook's Quick Steps feature. Quick Steps are great tools you can use to handle emails that need standard responses or actions that you often take with an email message. From the article, here are three suggested Microsoft Outlook Quick Steps: Quick Step 1 First, “To My … Continue reading Break the Email Full Court Press with a Microsoft Outlook Quick Step
The Indiana Lawyer recently published my article on getting to Inbox 0. From the article: Why strive for Inbox Zero? The simple answer is because it allows you to be in control rather than be controlled. You get the email out of your inbox and choose when you will respond. Conceptually, Inbox Zero is easy … Continue reading Clear your Outlook inbox, clear your mind
If you have ever needed to move your contacts from Outlook for use on another computer, you can use Outlook's import and export feature. Here's a screencast: https://youtu.be/QVInHEx5vXg
I regularly get asked how to automatically add my vCard (electronic business card) in Outlook automatically to each email I send. I show you how here: https://youtu.be/hAQrnRFXOLE Keep in mind that Outlook will always show the image of your vCard with this method. You may want to add some contact information in text only to your signature … Continue reading How To: Add card in Outlook Automatically
Recently, the Indiana Lawyer published an article I wrote titled "Give yourself a fresh perspective on Outlook." From the article: Outlook is a powerful personal information manager. With a few tweaks, you can set the program to show you important and relevant information for the day, rather than being driven by the latest and loudest … Continue reading Start Your Day in Outlook Today
In this video, I detail how to have Outlook open the Today View by default and share a few tips for configuring Outlook to work better for you. How to Configure Outlook
Here's an article I wrote recently for The Indiana Lawyer on using Microsoft Outlook to create dedicated blocks of time to work on projects.
A common way to organize email in Microsoft Outlook is to use folders. Once the folders are set up, you can drag and drop emails into those folders. Or, you can click the Move button and use the arrow keys to navigate to the folder. My preferred method is to use the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl … Continue reading T3:30 | Quickly Move Outlook Message to a Folder
This week's Tech Tip Tuesday offers some ideas on how to reduce email notification distraction, without completely turning off all notifications. Read the tip over at The Indiana Lawyer, here.
For this week's Tech Tip Tuesday (T3), here's an article I recently wrote for the Indiana Lawyer about creating Outlook e-mail distribution lists to reduce email frustration. How do you use Outlook to improve efficiency?