Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Tracking birthdays and other details, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…One of the ways that people know we care about our relationships with them is that…we actually notice their lives and the details of their lives.…When they talk about their children, we remember their kid's names, and…that they're involved in particular activities.…And we notice their birthdays and their work anniversaries.…Now for ad hoc information, like the names of children, you can use the notes area.…But if you have work anniversaries and…birthdays, I'd like to just send you to the Details tab.…Notice that we're here on the Contact tab of the ribbon, in the show area, and…we're going to switch to the Details page.…Here we can note what department Mark works in.…
We can put his office location, his profession, his nickname,…his title, a suffix like Jr, so on.…His manager's name, his assistant's name and his spouse or partner's name.…We can also note his birthday.…Now, I'm not sure what year Mark was born.…But his birthday is on June 5th.…So if I don't know the year, I can just fill in a stock year,…
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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