Long mail trails simplified : Conversation View

image Earlier we saw how to read long mails. But sometimes, there can be complex mails. New people added, someone who was quiet replies and starts another thread… it can get very confusing.Outgoing mails are in Sent Items or in Archived folders.

Conversation View is your savior in such cases. Find out how…

Continue reading

Office Politics: How to ensure your mail is noticed and acted upon?

  1. How to ensure your mail is noticed and read in the first place and
  2. It is ready fully and acted upon in a timely manner

This is not an article about email marketing.
Here, the assumption is that the recipient already knows you and your mails will land in the inbox rather than junk mail Smile

image

Continue reading

A new outlook towards Outlook!

Life Log

Wrote this article at Matheran, a beautiful hill station near Mumbai. Everything there was so picturesque that I thought of writing a blog only with visuals -with minimal text. Then I remembered a great feature in Word called Stylistic sets – which allows you to create the artistic text shown below. Read this article to find out how.

image


Here is a summary of what we learnt in these articles about Outlook management.

  1. The Outlook paradox: Are you helping others at the cost of your own work?
  2. Tasks folder is your best friend!
  3. Stop New Mail popup interruptions
  4. Never delegate work using email: Use Outlook Tasks
  5. How to identify important mails automatically?
  6. How NOT to handle Inbox
  7. DO NOT flag mails for follow up. There is a better way…
  8. Arrange meetings with yourself = Time Management
  9. How to identify important mails automatically?

 

image

image

image

image

image

image

image