Programs like Outlook (perhaps especially Outlook), offer several serious, but relatively easy ways for you to organize your e-mail messages. Have a look at the screen capture at the right: In DVA, my main account folder, I have created several other subfolders to help keep me organized (e.g., Read & Review, and Technology) Within Inbox, I have created numerous other subfolders, such as College and Personal, and many of those, as indicated by the arrows, have subfolders in them To … [Read more...] about Organize Your Inbox
In many computers, especially desktops, over time one of the fans may become noisy. Newer computers have several fans, but the one that usually acts up is the fan for the central processing unit (CPU). The CPU is the ‘brain’ of the computer. If one of your PC-based fans becomes noisy, you or your tech person should consider running through the following troubleshooting tips. Vacuum or blow out the dust! Often the root cause of the noise is that inside the computer’s casing, the components … [Read more...] about Time Saving Tip: Noisy Computer Fan?
Most PC users know that when they press the Windows (logo) key on the keyboard, the Start menu appears (this also works in Windows 8, by the way, except you simply see Start). In point of fact, there are several other keys you can press with the Windows key. These are efficiency tools, and depending on your keyboarding skills, using the following shortcuts is sometimes the fastest way to do Windows-related tasks. This is not an extensive list of keyboard shortcuts—if we count them all, including … [Read more...] about Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Don't underestimate the power of your thoughts. Do you tell yourself any variation of the following? "I don't have time." "I'm too busy." "I'm overwhelmed." "I have too much to do, I'll never get it all done." You've heard the term The power of positive thinking; negative thinking holds the same power. To combat feeling out of control, catch those phrases you tell yourself and rephrase them from a more positive or "in control" viewpoint. Focus on what you CAN do rather than on … [Read more...] about Tuesday Time Saving Tips: It’s All in Your Head
Does it feel sometimes that all you do is tweet? Are you having difficulty spending enough time on facebook? Contrary to what you may have heard, in order for social media platforms to be effective you DO need to put a lot of work into them. Social Media can take over your day if you let it, but if you work smarter, you can actually gain followers and exposure for your business while still having time to complete other tasks on your to-do list. We use Hootsuite to maximize effectiveness … [Read more...] about Tuesday Timesaving Tips: HootSuite