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Manage Your Life with Outlook For Dummies

Manage Your Life with Outlook For Dummies

by Greg Harvey


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  • An all-new guide that unlocks the secrets of greater Office 2007 productivity-a must-have for power users and everyone who would like to work more efficiently
  • Offers scores of tips, tricks, and techniques to boost productivity with the programs people use every day-Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Topics covered include dealing effectively with e-mail, effectively managing files, using and creating templates, reusing and remixing content, sharing and reviewing content, and efficiently managing time and scheduling
  • The CD-ROM and companion Web site offer podcasts of key productivity tips from the book

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471959304
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/13/2008
Series: For Dummies Books
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Greg Harvey, PhD, wrote his first computer book more than 20 years ago. His long list of bestsellers now includes Windows Vista For Dummies Quick Reference, all editions of Excel All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, all editions of Excel For Dummies, and many others. He is an expert in using technology for better productivity.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Preparing for Personal Productivity.

Chapter 1: Planning for Better Balance between Your Work and Personal Life.

Chapter 2: Exploring Accepted Beliefs on Personal Productivity.

Chapter 3: Surveying Some Popular Outlook Productivity Systems.

Chapter 4: Defining Personal Productivity on Your Own Terms.

Part II: Making Outlook Your Key to Personal Productivity.

Chapter 5: Mastering Information Management with Outlook.

Chapter 6: Giving Outlook a Productivity Makeover.

Part III: Taking Control of Your E-Mail Inbox.

Chapter 7: Doing Your Initial E-Mail Inbox Housecleaning.

Chapter 8: Doing Your Ongoing E-Mail Inbox Housekeeping.

Part IV: Developing Your Outlook Productivity Practices.

Chapter 9: Creating and Sending E-Mail Messages Like a Pro.

Chapter 10: Using Calendar to Keep Yourself on Schedule.

Chapter 11: Using Contacts to Stay in Touch.

Chapter 12: Using Tasks to Successfully Stay on Top of Your Obligations.

Chapter 13: Using Notes to Capture Your Ideas.

Chapter 14: Using the Journal to Keep an Eye on Your Activities.

Chapter 15: Outlook on the Go.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Top Ten Personal Productivity Strategies.

Chapter 17: Top Ten Outlook Productivity Techniques.

Appendix A: Personal Productivity Resources.

Appendix B: Personal Productivity Self-Assessment.


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