Knowledge Pack: Outlook

Outlook is great. But our outlook towards Outlook is not! That is why we waste lot of our precious time in doing the wrong things in and around Outlook. I have covered many aspects of effective Outlook usage. Here is a comprehensive list, in recommended order of reading.

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Tired of long mail trails? Why not just chat and finish it off?

Length of mail trails is proportional to your seniority (usually)! People just keep discussing, debating, arguing – with no end in sight. Never ending story. Sometimes, mail is NOT the best option to come to a consensus or resolve an issue. We need everyone to be present at the same time and focus on the problem at hand. Yes I know – all these people are in different continents or castles (!) – no problem. There is an elegant solution available …

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Not receiving an important message? Check Junk Mail and Quarantine

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This is a common problem. Someone has sent a critical message repeatedly and you cannot find it. There are two probable places to find it. Junk Mail or on the Exchange Server Quarantine. Here is how you find it…

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(Intentionally used binoculars instead of telescope because it is a more familiar search icon)

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