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Effective Time Management: Using Microsoft Outlook to Organize Your Work and Personal Life

By Holger Woeltje, Lothar Seiwert

Published by Microsoft Press

Published Date: Sep 26, 2011


Take charge—and create an effective balance between your work and personal life with the help of Microsoft Outlook. In this practical guide, two experts teach you a proven time-management system, showing you how to set and manage your priorities with custom modifications to Outlook. Sharpen your focus, combat distractions—and manage your time with complete confidence.

Get the skills to take control of your schedule

  • Organize email in a systematic way and keep your inbox clean
  • Schedule time for productivity—and defend it against interruptions
  • Apply Outlook filters to help you manage tasks and projects
  • Make time for family and fun—plan your work and private lives together
  • Use Outlook with Microsoft OneNote to capture ideas and set goals
  • Learn effective time management techniques with practical examples

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: How Not to Drown in the Email Flood
  • Chapter 2: How to Work More Effectively with Tasks and Priorities
  • Chapter 3: How to Gain More Time for What's Essential with an Effective Week Planner
  • Chapter 4: How to Make Your Daily Planning Work in Real Life
  • Chapter 5: How to Schedule Meetings So They Are Convenient, Effective, and Fun
  • Chapter 6: How to Use OneNote for Writing Goals, Jotting Down Ideas, and Keeping Notes
  • Chapter 7: How to Truly Benefit from This Book
  • Recommended Reading
  • About the Authors