Category Archives: Office Productivity

3 Simple Secrets of Organized People

3 Simple Secrets of Organized People

By: Audrey Thomas As this New Year kicks off, you might desire to become more organized. This video tip shares three simple things that organized people consistently practice. My favorite is the third one. Here’s to making 2019 VERY productive!

Flags, and Tasks, and Emails, Oh My!

Flags, and Tasks, and Emails, Oh My!

By: Audrey Thomas In today’s video, Audrey shows you how to make email flags and the task feature play nicely together within Outlook. It will keep you from using your inbox as a to-do list and get more done!

Cubicle Do’s and Don’ts

Cubicle Do’s and Don’ts

By: Audrey Thomas Workplace etiquette isn’t just for offices with doors and windows! Here are four guidelines for cubicles or open-concept spaces. No More Prairie Dogs. It may be tempting to pop up over a wall to talk to a …
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The Password Sandwich

The Password Sandwich

What’s your password IQ? If you’re using the same password everywhere, or forget your password, you’ll love this video. This tip has been approved by two IT professionals!

Get Your Day Off to a Productive Start

Get Your Day Off to a Productive Start

In this video, Audrey shares four straightforward strategies for starting your day well and staying productive all day long.

Outlook’s Best-Kept Secret: The Tasks Feature

Outlook’s Best-Kept Secret: The Tasks Feature

Where do you keep your to-do list? If it’s on paper or in your head (yikes!), Audrey wants you to know about Outlook’s Tasks feature. Learn to keep your tasks visible in both Mail and Calendar mode. You’ll be more …
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Getting a Handle on Interruptions

Getting a Handle on Interruptions

By: Audrey Thomas The most frequent complaint I hear from those trying to improve their productivity is how impossible it feels with all the interruptions they face each day. They’re right, and the research is behind them: the average American …
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Mess = Stress

Mess = Stress

Are there any messes in your life right now–and are they causing you any stress or anxiety? Here are some solutions to reduce stress in your life by eliminating mess in your life!

Decision Made!

Decision Made!

By: Audrey Thomas Your ability to be productive is directly linked to your ability to make decisions, which goes for every area of your life, not just at work. Here are some ways to become more productive through decision-making: Email. …
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Meetings that Matter

Meetings that Matter

By: Audrey Thomas Meetings can range from inefficient to soul-sucking. Here’s how to make your next meeting more productive, whether you’re leading it or not. For meeting attendees: Be on time. Meetings are long enough as it is—don’t delay the start by …
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