Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Capturing work in Outlook, part of Outlook 2007: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks.
Every week, or perhaps everyday or twice everyday, you'll want to set some time…aside to process your work to decide what you're going to do, how you're going…to do it and when you're going to do it.…When you do that, you'll end up with three different types of things that…you'll want to schedule.…I want to give a shout out here to Dave Crenshaw's Time Management Fundamentals,…which is another good course that talks about how you would think about…processing your work-life.…Dave suggests there are three possibilities here;…one is that if something takes five minutes or less, why don't we simply do it…now and get it out of our way.…
It'll take longer than five minutes to try to manage it in our Calendar or our Task list.…The second is we will calendar items that will take over 15 minutes or in Dave's…system any item that has a deadline.…So if I have an item that is going to take at least 15 minutes or that has a…deadline, I'm going to come over here, and I'm going to say okay, I'm going…to do it this Friday and this is going to be to mail the CDs that I have to…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Creating an appointment, event, or meeting
- Inviting others
- Creating recurring meetings
- Flagging emails
- Creating tasks from email or from scratch
- Applying categories to tasks and to-do items
- Completing a task and sending an update
- Setting Calendar and Task List options
Skill Level Intermediate
Outlook 2007: Effective Email Managementwith Gini von Courter1h 38m Intermediate
Leading Productive Meetings (2011)with Dave Crenshaw1h 22m Appropriate for all
1. Creating Appointments and Meetings
2. Getting Organized with Flags and Categories
3. Managing Tasks and To-Do List Items
4. Options for Task Lists
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