How to color code messages in Outlook 2010

If you recently switched to Outlook 2010 and color coded your messages, it probably seems like you can’t do it anymore. The good news is that you can still do it; the bad news is that it’s a little tricky. To make life easier I created a little step by step tutorial for you. Just […]

Controlling E-mail – It’s a Matter of Attitude

A while ago I posted some principles that help you take control over the constant flow of e-mail. I’ve seen these simple changes in habit make a difference in many peoples’ lives just by applying them regularly. However some people have a very difficult time implementing even simple changes and I’ve often wondered why. Over […]

Our New Look and New Outlook 2010 Online Course

Welcome to the beginnings of our new look. In the process of finishing our brand new Master Your Workload with Outlook 2010 I decided to change the website theme to a modern responsive design. That means it automatically adjusts to the size and type of device the site is being viewed on. The reason I’m […]

Think about “Your Sentence”

I stumbled upon this video by Daniel Pink to promote his book Drive. The video was made a couple years ago, so its probably old hat by now. But the message stands the test of time. Check it out: Two questions that can change your life from Daniel Pink on Vimeo.

Article: If (no) Then yes; loop

Here’s another excellent post by Eddie Smith from blog, Practically efficient.  Eddie is an actuary by day and productivity geek by night.  His blog is rapidly becoming one of my favorites with is short and simple takes on living and working more effectively.  It has found a home in my RSS reader.  Check it out. […]

Article: Here lies X. He was so busy.

Here’s an excellent post from one of my favorite blogs, Practically Efficient.  Here lies X. He was so busy. http://www.practicallyefficient.com/2011/08/19/busy/ If you provide any form of client services, please don’t tell your clients that you’re busy. If you do, and your clients are like me, what they’ll hear is “I’m spread too thin, and my […]

Article: The Most Common Regrets People Have on Their Deathbed (That You Can Avoid Now) [Life]

I saw this on another blog recently and thought it was a good thing to share at the end of the week. Enjoy. The Most Common Regrets People Have on Their Deathbed (That You Can Avoid Now) [Life] http://lifehacker.com/5807794/regrets-people-have-on-their-deathbed++that-you-can-avoid-now There may be no better way to learn about life than by listening to people who […]

Outlook 2010 Task List Size Adjustment

Some monitors (especially older ones) won’t display your custom task list properly. Fortunately there’s a simple fix for this by making one change to the task pad (task list) view settings. Here’s a quick video that shows you how.

Article: The Power of Tweaking – by Dumb Little Man

I once had boss who would say “What gets measure gets done.” While I didn’t like the guy, these words have stuck with me over the years. Today I saw a post on The Dumb Little Man blog about this very subject. I like it because the writer has applied this concept to small business […]

Article: WiseStamp for Email Marketing and Social Signatures

WiseStamp for Email Marketing and Social Signatures http://smallbiztrends.com/2011/04/wisestamp-email-marketing-social-signatures.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SmallBusinessTrends+%28Small+Business+Trends%29 Social email seems redundant. Every so often, I hear the term and I have to think: Isn’t all email social? What I think social email means is that you make yourself more accessible by way of a smart, link-friendly signature in your email. (via Instapaper) This is […]