Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Reserving calendar time for tasks, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…I train thousands of Outlook users every year, and one of…my favorite questions to ask is, how many people here manage their work using tasks?…How many manage their work using the calendar?…And how many tend to use both?…Many users will put every single thing they do on a task list, and…rarely use the calendar.…Because most of their work is not calendar based, it's focused on things they do for…someone they support.…The calendar they're most focused on is their supervisor's calendar.…
And then there are people who put everything on the calendar.…I have a friend, Curtis, who puts every single item he does on…the calendar because everything he does takes time from his calendar.…If he says he's going to send me a catalog that I've asked for…it's going to go on this calendar.…But most of us use a combination of calendars and tasks.…And for those of you who do, I want to strongly encourage you…to use the daily tasks list because it gives us a huge benefit.…I can collect the tasks that I want to do on the bottom of my screen here in…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Reusing text with Quick Parts
- Color-coding emails
- Making use of favorites
- Speed-reading email
- Dealing with junk mail
- Sharing your calendar via email
- Including screenshots
- Changing task start and due dates
- Cloning appointments
- Linking contacts
- Setting up an out-of-office message
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top Ten Power Shortcuts
2. Organizing Your Inbox
3. Managing Incoming Messages
4. Creating Emails and Replying to Them
5. Creating Special-Use Emails
6. Staying on Task
7. Tips for Calendars, Meetings, and Appointments
8. Working with Contacts
9. Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks
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