Workplace Productivity: Monthly Educational Opportunities from The Productivity Pro(R)

Announcing a public seminar sponsored by the Colorado Human Resources Association (CHRA) and! On March 5, 2010, attend a half day of training on Advanced Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Outlook: Discover Little-Known Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Workflow (morning session 2003, afternoon session 2007). Are you buried by hundreds (or thousands!) of email messages? Do you spend hours every day in your inbox? If you have a hard time keeping up with your email, attend this training with Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) in Outlook. She will demonstrate ADVANCED Outlook methods with her actual Outlook software and an LCD projector. This is not simple computer training—it is workflow processing—where you’ll learn to use Outlook to get more work done and increase your performance. Even Outlook “power users” will be amazed by how much they learn. To reduce frustration for all, please do NOT attend if you don’t consider yourself an intermediate to advanced user. We will not learn to create folders, schedule meetings, create email, or do any task that is considered a beginner-level skill.

Monthly productivity webinar: February 22, 2010, 1:00 PM Pacific/2:00 PM Mountain/3:00 PM Central/4:00 PM Eastern. “Organizing the Home Office: Setting up Your Space and Systems for Success.” Are you slowly drowning in a sea of paper? Does the sight of your messy office frustrate you? If you’re disorganized, your daily activities won’t run smoothly, and you won’t operate efficiently. Entrepreneurs are so excited by the “fun” activities of their businesses that they dread doing the important foundational work, like setting up systems. You will learn what you’ll need to succeed in business:
• Purchase the right software, hardware, equipment, and accessories.
• Set up your client files, reference files, subject files, and records.
• Organize electronic information, internet, and research data.
• File and retrieve active work-in-progress.

Only $29 per person! (You can still buy the discounted package of all ten: you’ll get a link to the recording of those that have past. For more information and to register, go to

Monthly Microsoft Outlook webinar: February 22, 2010. Inbox/Outbox/Sent Items/Drafts—Remove Attachments, Automatic Formatting, Notes in Messages, “Out Of Office Assistant,” Add Reminders to Flags, Set Reminders for Others, Distribution Lists, Junk Mail List, AutoName, Tag Your Comments, Stationery, Emailing from Another Office Applications, Message Options, Find Related Messages, View Multiple Folders at the Same Time, Resend a Sent Item, Use Sent Items to Set a Reminder, Attach a Previously Sent Item
Outlook version 2003: 9:00 pacific/12:00 eastern
Outlook version 2007: 11:00 pacific/2:00 eastern