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 […]

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 […]

Good words for the new year

I saw this quote at my health club and thought you would enjoy it to begin the year.  I like it so much that I plan to use it in an upcoming productivity pointer.  If you’re not on the distribution list use the form in the sidebar on the right.  I promise not to spam […]

Interview with LinkedIn Expert Crystal Thies

If it’s important to your business and/or career to network with others then using LinkedIn (the professional social networking site) correctly can streamline the process. Earlier this year LinkedIn expert and consultant, Crystal Thies, wrote a guest post on this site about the Three Top LinkedIn Tips. That one post has generated so much interest […]

Use Gmail as a productivity tool

Gmail can be a very powerful time management tool, particularly if you receive lots of e-mail (and who doesn’t these days).  It has a ton of add ins that can streamline the process and gives makes management on a mobile device a snap. A few weeks ago I embarked on a new journey by switching […]

Personal technology to imiprove your productivity

If you’re a frequent visitor to this site you may notice a slight change in the tagline in our header graphic.  It now says “Save time and accomplish more with your personal technology.” This is a change in the text but not a big change in the path we’ve been on for the past several […]

Multitasking is a Myth – Here’s a good resource

If you’ve listened to even a little of my training you know I harp about the evils perils of attempting to multitask. You can’t actually do two things at once you can only switch quickly between them, "switchtasking" it’s been called. I won’t repeat myself here, but I will refer you to an excellent discussion […]

About our WishList Member Site

New membership site development service – WishList Master. Since we began to offer our online Outlook program I’ve received a number of inquires about how we made it happen.  It seems many of our readers have produced content like  training, articles, coaching or consulting services that  lend themselves to online deliver Here’s a quick explanation […]

Are you spending, investing or wasting your time?

When you begin to think of your time as an asset (like money) you begin to think differently about how you are using it. Try to apply common money terminology to determine if we are making the best use of yours. First a major distinction. You can always get more money (or any other resource […]

Home Office Time Management Survey Results

Just before the holidays I used Survey Monkey to conduct a time management survey among people who work form home. Since then many of the participants asked to see the results, so please accept my apologies for the delay. However it took this long to get enough responses. My objective going into this was to […]