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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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Use Task Lists to Plan Flexibly and Effectively

Outlook has great ways of helping you with your written plans for appointments and tasks. You can enter tasks even weeks before they are due. With the sorting and filtering functions of Outlook, you can reduce the displayed tasks to show only those that are due today or those that are pending for a certain project, and you can arrange them according to priority so you can get a quick overview.

However, working with tasks successfully requires a bit more strategy and consideration than just writing everything into a calendar, and of course it takes a little work and practice. In this chapter and the next two chapters, we will take the required steps together: we will cover the basics of working with ...

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