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Effective Time Management: Using Microsoft® Outlook® to Organize Your Work and Personal Life by Lothar Seiwert and Holger Woeltje

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In this chapter, you’ll discover:

  • How to use Outlook categories to sort all your tasks by project or work/life area.

  • How to come up with your own category system and thus keep an overview of the week.

  • How to balance the different areas of your life.

  • How to plan your professional and private life together.

  • How to use key tasks to get ahead in all areas on a continuous and long-term basis.

  • How to block times in your calendar for these key tasks so that you will regularly find time for things that are important to you, even without an urgent due date and during stressful times.

Tip

Set aside approximately 20 to 30 minutes each week to do your weekly planning. You will notice that it will pay off with more balance, contentment, ...

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