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Taming the Email Tiger Resources pages

This page contains additional, follow up resources for those who have attended the Taming the Email Tiger workshop.

Slideshow

An abbreviated, 78 page slideshow from the Taming the Email Tiger workshop.
Click on arrows below to scroll back and forth through the slideshow

One page Cheat Sheet

A one page summary of all the content from the workshop. Download, print, laminate and post near your computer as a reminder to keep you on track with best practice when managing your email. Click on image below to download the sheet. Check the reverse side for a Plan of Action and how to get your inbox empty . . . .  right now!
        

How to get your inbox empty right now - Cheat Sheet! 

These days, with ever increasing email volumes, most of us are leaving more and more emails in the inbox. But I’m sure you’d rather have an empty inbox at the end of each day - that way you know you're up to date and on top of your workload. Click here or on the image below to access your free copy. 

Email Mastery 10 Point Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure you implement each of the 10 key strategies and actions that will empower you to better manage email and maximize your eProductivity. The checklist includes 14 links to 'how to' tips, one page cheat sheets and greater depth of details. Click on image below to download the checklist.

Resource Guide Booklet

A 53 page booklet with all the background information, guidelines, screen shots and 'how-to' steps (for various versions of Outlook). An excellent ready reference when you need to review or refresh the content of the Taming the Email Tiger workshop. Click on image below to download the Resource Guide.

Listen to Steuart speak on these strategies;

The following audio clips are from a radio interview with Mandy at Radio West in Esperance, Western Australia

 The WWW of Mastering Email overview - 2:41 mins

When to Handle Email - 2:17 mins

What to do with Email (Part 1) - 2:23 mins

What to do with Email (Part 2) - 1:43 mins

Where to file Emails - 3:34 mins

 

Read Steuart's articles on these strategies;

Click on links below to access each article

Strategy #1 - The WHEN of Mastering Email 

Strategy #2 - The WHAT of Mastering Email 

Strategy #3 - The WHERE of Mastering Email 

 

Articles:

The Importance of Face-to-Face Email Training 

Research has shown that Email productivity training is most successful when performed “Face-to-Face”. Read this article for the details and contact me when you want some help with this.

7 Reasons You Should NOT Check Email First Thing in the Morning

A controversial article on the counter-culture idea of NOT checking email first thing in the morning. Click on the banner at left to access this article.

7 Reasons to Keep the Inbox Empty 

 Latest article by Steuart Snooks (CEO of Solutions for Success) on why it's so important to aim at keeping the inbox empty and under control. Click the banner at right to access this article.

7 Reasons to NOT Use Email for Urgent Messages

E-mail was designed as an ‘asynchronous’ mode of conversation – it was never meant for instant or urgent messages. This article explores 7 reasons why you should NOT use e-mail for urgent messages. Click on the banner at left to access this article

 

Click here to visit our page of Articles, White Papers and Special Reports - http://emailtiger.com.au/articles 


9 Email 'how to' tips 

Click on links below to access each tip (for Outlook users)

Email tip #1 - Use Calendar as default view (rather than inbox)

Email tip #2 - How to manage email interruptions (turn off all alerts)

Email tip #3 - Open email inbox in a new, separate window

Email tip #4 - How to manage other's expectations (using a P.S. in your signature)

Email tip #5 - How to handle each message only once (using 4D method)

Email tip #6 - How to convert an email to the calendar item

Email tip #7 - How to get your inbox empty right now!

Email tip #8 - How to set up a 'cc' rule and 'cc'/reading folder

Email tip #9 - How to simplify your email folder structure

 

Two new Tips

How to Filter CC Messages in the Inbox

If you receive a lot of cc messages in your inbox, it can help to be able to distinguish these from messages which are addressed specifically to you. In most cases, the ‘cc’ message will be a lower priority for you and don’t require an action or reply. This 'how to' guide shows two ways you can identify these cc messages in the inbox.

How to Forward Messages from Outlook Drafts Folder (when Forward button is greyed out)

If you have set up 4 drafts emails with pre-written subject lines (as we discussed during my recent presentation), you’ve probably found that the forward button is greyed out when you try to use it. This document explains two possible solutions to this issue (#1 is best).

 

Skills training for your organisation

Like to improve the email productivity and culture for your colleagues and your organisation? Simply contact me now and/or click on the links below to find out more about;

Email Mastery training workshops (also known as Making the Most of Outlook)

Email Mastery Webinar series