Outlook Tips and Techniques: Survive an Avalanche of Emails

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    Speaker: Karla Brandau


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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 50909
    Level: Intermediate

OVERVIEW

What does “turbo” mean? A turbo charger increases an engine’s power by forcing more air into the engine than would be possible otherwise. Turbo Speed Through Email by Writing Emails that Get Read gives you the skills to process your emails in less time with greater results.

Studies show most people spend about 50% of their time writing and answering emails, substantiating the fact that email is an indispensable part of the workday. Processing email is tedious, boring and often mind-numbing yet writing and responding to emails with speed and acumen is pivotal to your success. Learn Outlook best practices in the one-hour we spend together.

Email replaces stuffy and stiff letters, the fax machine, and even time-consuming telephone calls. By learning Outlook email management best practices you can save time while increasing productivity. In this webinar you’ll learn how to write emails that people open, read, and respond to in a timely manner.

Just as the turbine makes it possible for the Boeing 747 jumbo jet to fly at cruising speeds of 550 miles per hour, this program helps you fly through your emails quickly—writing clear emails that do not confuse the reader then prioritizing and processing requests and notifications as you go. The turbo tips included with this webinar help you infuse life-saving air between the bursts of intense energy required to process email.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

Terrific productivity often comes down to the minutes and seconds you use wisely, not waste. Most people waste a good amount of time in email. This webinar stops the insane wasting of time in the Inbox once and for all and helps you learn tips on automating your emails, how to use filtering rules, how to use Outlook calendar and more.

With the instruction on how to make the Inbox interface with the Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts, you’ll turbo speed the process of recognizing vital information, prioritizing it, acting on it and/or distributing it to a proper waiting place.

AREAS COVERED

After this webinar, you will produce real results when processing your Inbox. You’ll learn techniques for organizing email entering your Inbox, get ideas on how to effectively use a variety of Outlook mailbox views and learn how to:

  • Clear your Inbox every day
  • Handle work assigned to you via email
  • Use reminders effectively
  • Set up categories
  • Organize and search for emails you need to keep
  • Automatically move emails to selected folders

With the Outlook email management best practices taught in this webinar, you’ll work faster and smarter as you process email, leaving you additional time for solving task or project challenges. You’ll benefit from the instruction on:

  • Expanded click and drag techniques
  • Innovative ways to use signatures
  • Using conversation features such as “Ignore,” “Clean Up” and Junk mail settings
  • Grouping conversation topics with “Show As Conversations”
  • Voting Buttons
  • Quick Parts
  • Quick Steps
  • Delay Delivery for optimal effectiveness
  • Dictate and use voice recognition
  • Use the Rules Wizard
  • Write emails people open and read

With these tips you’ll not only Turbo Speed through your email but you’ll increase your credibility with colleagues and team members as you stay on top of requests and meet deadlines.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After this instruction, focussed on Outlook email management tips, you’ll make better decisions as you scan through the emails laden with tasks and work items. You’ll be capable of adeptly attacking the most urgent emails giving you a feeling of competence. The biggest benefit of the pointers in this webinar is that you will be able to close your Inbox, leave work on time and enjoy your personal life.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

This webinar is constructed to help any employee at any level in the organization who uses Microsoft Outlook email and want to get more done in less time. This includes:

  • Administrative Personnel
  • Team Leaders
  • Team Members
  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Managers at all levels of the company
  • Executives
  • Sales Professionals
  • Sales Managers
  • Customer Service Personnel

SPEAKER

Years of Experience: 33+ years

Areas of Expertise: Time Management and Microsoft Outlook

Karla Brandau is a leading authority on personal and team productivity in the workplace. She specializes in combining the power of time management with technology, especially using Microsoft Outlook as a tool to help individuals “get it all done” in less time. 

She is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute and she has educated managers with her proven time management and Microsoft Outlook productivity systems in companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Panasonic, and BYD America. 

Her time management with Microsoft Outlook workbook, “Have More Day at the End of Your Day”, is a valuable guide for anyone wanting to know how to use the power of technology to leave work on time. She has also written 101 Time Management Tips for Busy Professionals and Email Survival Skills.

As she speaks for top corporations and associations worldwide, people use “high-content,” “high-energy” and “highly professional” to describe this experienced industry veteran.

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