SOLUTION: learn how to print hand-outs straight from PowerPoint, or export your slides and notes to Word to include additional branding and info. Continue reading PowerPoint – add additional text, formatting and your logo to audience handouts
Most of us have used a template in the past to create a presentation or start a document, and many of us are guilty of reusing the last great version of a document as a starting point instead of locating and using a template. This pragmatic approach helps to avoid wheel reinvention and utilises the efforts of the clever person who created the file in the first place – however, the problem with reusing a last good version versus using a template is that your new file takes on any issues that existed in the original doc, and you could very likely be using out of date branding, terminology and styles.
If you’re planning to move to Office 365, here are some things to consider that’ll help you prepare your business for life in the cloud. Continue reading Prepare your business for Office 365
Upgrading to Windows 10 doesn’t have to be scary. In fact I have definitely found a lot of positives and only one mild negative after making the leap. Continue reading Windows 10 – things I love, things I had to search for, habits I’m having to break and what I wasn’t happy about
Sending Christmas cards to your valued customers is a lovely gesture, but hand-writing the envelopes is a killer. Creating a mail merge to labels from your customer database can save you (and your hand) a lot of pain. Continue reading Word – merging a list of names and addresses to labels
Microsoft Outlook’s auto reply (AKA out of office assistant) is a convenient and easy to use tool that automatically notifies folk who email you when you’re out of the office and may not be able to read or reply to their message for a period of time. It’s particularly useful when you take leave or go on holiday. Continue reading Notifying others that you are out of the office
If you have Office 365, you’re able to access your emails, calendar and documents from any device as long as you have an internet connection. So, if you travel far or stay close to home over these holidays, you can use a laptop, desktop, tablet or phone to access your work files and information. Continue reading 8 great tips for those that need to access work while out of the office
For some reason OneNote still seems to be a well-kept secret, but it shouldn’t be, as it’s a brilliant tool for research, planning and collaborating with colleagues and partners.
In this post I’m going to share how OneNote’s awesome digital note-taking features with Outlook integration promote super-efficiency around managing meetings. Continue reading Managing Meetings using OneNote
The holiday season is shortly upon us. Soon employees will be clamouring to put in their leave requests and plan time away to recharge and celebrate the festivities. My family are planning for a quiet Christmas at home this year, and a relaxing time in sunny Northland early in the New Year. Eek – I’d better get my leave form in! Continue reading Manage leave requests online using SharePoint