Email management

A richer LinkedIn integration with Outlook 2013

A richer LinkedIn integration with Outlook 2013

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Having a large, professional, business network is extremely important for your career. Most often this is where you will hear about new job opportunities, get connected to business deals and find talented people to hire. If you want to know more about how to increase your business network you can read my blog post, “Five […] Read More

Quick steps to manage your email more effectively

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If you want to increase your business productivity it’s probably a good idea to start with improving the way you manage email. I frequently meet business professionals who feel consumed by their inbox. They don’t have a good overview of what needs to be done and the sheer volume of email really stresses them out. […] Read More

What is Outlook.com and how can I use it?

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Last week, July 31st, Microsoft introduced the preview of Outlook.com, a new web based email service that will eventually replace Microsoft’s current offering Windows Live Hotmail. It’s not easy to keep track of all the email offerings that are available out there, in addition to the many offerings from Microsoft, there are also numerous other […] Read More

How to communicate properly using email

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Whenever I conduct a business productivity workshop, I talk about the “do’s and don’ts” of email communication. I’ve spent many years at a large organization where email was misused in a number of ways which lead to drastic declines in productivity. Email is a great communication tool, but it needs to be used in a […] Read More

The Outlook Social Connector – a hidden jewel

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How many of you are using the Outlook Social Connector? Or perhaps I should ask how many of you know that there is something called the Outlook Social Connector? I would guess not too many of you. Currently I’m working on a number of tutorial videos on managing your contact information in Outlook 2010, while […] Read More

How to take control of your inbox

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Email – a two edged sword When it comes to business productivity, email is definitely a two-edged sword. On one hand it’s extremely effective, your message arrives in a few seconds, you can send plentiful attachments and you can easy follow a conversation that has been carried out over time between multiple parties. That being […] Read More