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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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Chapter 5. How to Schedule Meetings So They Are Convenient, Effective, and Fun

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL

  • Send meeting requests with Outlook.

  • Use the calendar overlay.

  • Optimize your calendar.

  • Prepare meetings more effectively.

“A Total Chaos Squad!”

IF YOU frequently need to plan meetings with colleagues whose schedules are very full and who are hard to reach, the Scheduling Assistant in Microsoft Outlook can be a big help. However, if you are too rash, Outlook meeting requests can become a curse rather than a blessing. This chapter gives you tips on how to quickly and effectively prepare meetings with Outlook and Microsoft SharePoint, and exchange data and documents for review as a team—to save you and your colleagues precious time and achieve better ...

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