eBook

How to quickly and efficiently process
your e-mail in Microsoft Outlook

  • Tired of an overflowing inbox?
  • Need to clear your mind from all that clutter?

Then Microsoft Outlook is the tool for you. But you’ll need to organise it and make it work for you.

 

Step-by-step instructions

In this book, Taco Oosterkamp, regular columnist on Microsoft’s website for entrepreneurs, gives step-by-step instructions on how to use Outlook to work though your e-mails in no time. Join the thousands of people who have already learned the sure-fire way of clearing your inbox and your mind every day.

Results

You can expect the following results:

  • A dramatic improvement in your e-mail efficiency. You’ll know the smartest methods to apply when using Outlook, so you’ll work much faster.
  • You’ll spend far less time on archiving and retrieving e-mails. You’ll know how to organise your e-mail folders in the most efficient manner, so that every single item remains readily retrievable in no time.
  • You can manage your tasks in the most efficient manner. Your productivity increases, allowing you more time to devote to other tasks. You will also have insight into all current activities.

Praise

“The training course on the optimal use of Outlook has helped me a lot… What’s more, Taco is highly inspiring in his unique take on matters, his extensive knowledge and his enthusiasm. Comes highly recommended!” Annemiek van de Laak, Head of Department, Organisation & IT, Hospitality & Catering Pension Fund

“It turns out there’s a lot I still don’t know, after all. This workshop is sure to save me a couple of hours a week.” Jurjen Oosterbaan, D&O

 

No extra software needed

This unique book describes how to implement David Allen’s ‘Getting Things Done’ system in Outlook without having to install extra software – an important factor if you’re working in a large company.

The author

Taco Oosterkamp teaches people how to work more efficiently. He collaborates with his team from moreeffect to inspire tens of thousands of people every month through articles, training programmes, coaching and columns. Many professionals, including the employees of Microsoft itself, have managed
to boost their productivity significantly, thanks to the handy info contained in this book. The English edition is now available, so that you, too, can learn the secret of working more effectively with less stress.

Table of contents

1. Introduction …………………………………………………… 5
2. Table of Contents …………………………………………… 7
3. What Are We Going To Do? ……………………………. 9
4. Why would you want an empty inbox and a clear
mind? …………………………………………………………… 11
5. Navigation Pane …………………………………………… 17
6. How To Quickly Process E-mail …………………….. 19
7. Setup Folders ……………………………………………….. 23
8. Create Shortcuts to Folders ………………………….. 33
9. Creating a New Toolbar For Maximum Efficiency
……………………………………………………………………. 41
10. Processing Your E-mail to Empty the Inbox ….. 49
11. Fill Your Waiting For List With [w] ………………… 75
12. Working From Your Lists ………………………………. 87
13. Folders, Items and Views ……………………………… 91
14. Setup Views For a Folder ……………………………… 95
15. Weekly Review ……………………………………………. 119
16. Search ………………………………………………………… 121
17. Optimizing Outlook For Speed ……………………. 125
18. Setting Up Archives ……………………………………. 129
19. Stop Using Your Mouse ………………………………. 133
20. Different Ways To Track Your Projects And The
Actions Associated With Them ……………………. 135
21. Working With a Smartphone ………………………. 141
22. Deadlines and Your Calendar ……………………… 143
23. Using the Tadaaa List …………………………………. 145
24. Sheet workflow diagram …………………………….. 147
25. Shortcut Keys …………………………………………….. 149
26. Books and Other Resources ……………………….. 151

Everyone can do this

If you follow the step-by-step instructions, you should be able to make some smart changes to your Outlook system in under an hour – and improve your e-mail processing speed by a factor 2 or 3.

Buy it now

You can buy the Outsmart Outlook™ ebook at Amazon.com for only USD $9.99.

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