Turn your productivity drains into productivity gains! With this practical (and fun) guide, you’ll discover the best ways to tackle your daily work with the 2007 Microsoft Office system. The authors have taught thousands of people to get better results with less effort. Now these efficiency experts let you steal from their “tip jar” full of timesaving shortcuts and other brilliant ideas. You’ll explore what’s new in your favorite Microsoft Office programs—and transform the way you work.
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Drinking From the Fire Hose: Tips and Tricks for Managing Information Overload
Chapter 1 I Can See Clearly Now—Easy Ways to Read, Sort, and Store Ever-Increasing Quantities of E-Mail
The New Look of Outlook
No Pane, No Gain
We Like Short Sorts
Junkyard Dog 2.0
Chapter 2 Search and Destroy—Find and Act on Important E-Mail Messages
Finding and Acting on E-Mail
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (In My Mailbox)
Forget the String Around Your Finger
Now That I Have Your Attention. . .
We’ve Got to Start Meeting Like This: An End-to-End Solution for More Effective Meetings
Chapter 3 Smile on Your Brother—Better Ways to Organize Meetings with Customers and Colleagues
I Will Meet Them, Sam and Pam
Sharing Is Caring
I Will Meet Them Anywhere
What Not to Share
Chapter 4 Prepare for Takeoff—Create and Customize an Online Gathering Place for Meeting Attendees
Destination: "Same Page"
Create a Meeting Workspace
Get to Know Your Workspace
Customize Your Workspace
Chapter 5 Take Note!—Capture, Share, and Act on Meeting Information
Where Oh Where Have My Little Notes Gone?
Type, Write, Record
All Work and No Play. . .(You Know the Rest): Create More Professional-Looking Documents in Less Time
Chapter 6 Frustration-Free Formatting—Get the Most from the New Document Structure and Formatting Capabilities of the 2007 Microsoft Office System
Office Word 2007—A New-Fashioned Love Song
Office Excel 2007—Your Wish Is on My List
Office PowerPoint 2007—It Has a Great Sense of Humor
Chapter 7 Easy on the Eye Candy—Create Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations That Pop
The Land of "Awes"
Straight from the Chart
Show and Tell
Trust Exercises: Letting Go Through Controlled Collaboration
Chapter 8 Prepare to Share—Share Any Document with Confidence
It’s My Document, I’ll Share What I Want To
Uncross Your Fingers
Chapter 9 Life in the Sandbox—Better Ways to Distribute, Review, and Manage Shared Work
As the Document Turns
This Is Your Lifecycle
You Can Take It With You: Working Remotely With or Without Your PC
Chapter 10 Your PC or Mine—Access Your Information from Any Internet-Connected Computer
Evan Archilla is a popular instructor for Microsoft Office “Tips & Tricks” training. Prior to starting his own consulting company, Evan worked for Microsoft Corporation where he was a driving force behind the Windows XP Expert Zone, Microsoft’s first user-group community.
Tiffany Songvilay, is an instructional designer, productivity specialist, and Microsoft Office User Specialist. She has developed training solutions for several companies and is consistently praised by the thousands of users who have taken her Microsoft Office “Tips & Tricks” classes.