Why Outlook Needs Fixing – Even If You Mainly Use Teams

Why Outlook Needs Fixing – Even If You Mainly Use Teams by Michael Hoffman The disparity between managing email and managing MS Teams often goes unnoticed, yet companies are paying a hefty price for overlooking it. Consider Teams as your virtual neighborhood and Outlook as the broader world encompassing your neighborhood. While you can invite […]

10 upgrades to Outlook you desperately need but don’t realize it

10 upgrades to Outlook you desperately need but don’t realize it.by Michael Hoffman P.S. MS Co-pilot won’t have these either. The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and staying ahead often means utilizing tools in ways you might not have considered. This guide, “10 Upgrades to Outlook You Desperately Need but Don’t Realize It,” unveils how […]

7 Reasons Why Marking Emails as Unread is a Bad Idea

7 Reasons Why Marking Emails as Unread is a Bad Idea by Michael Hoffman In today’s fast-paced digital world, managing our emails efficiently is crucial to maintaining productivity and staying organized. However, there’s a common habit that many of us might have fallen prey to – marking emails as “unread” after we’ve already read them. […]

Unlocking Email Productivity: Prioritizing the Important Emails with LeanMail

Unlocking Email Productivity: Prioritizing the Important Emails with LeanMail by Michael Hoffman Many of us find ourselves drowning in a sea of emails, struggling to stay organized and on top of our inboxes. The common misconception is that the problem lies in organizing emails, but the real challenge is finding and prioritizing the important ones […]

Tired of email responses that seem to take forever?

Tired of email responses that seem to take forever? by Michael Hoffman Introducing others to LeanMail could change the game for everyone involved. If you’re unfamiliar with LeanMail, it’s more than just another email management tool. It offers a comprehensive system for sorting, prioritizing, and handling emails effectively. The benefits are manifold: Never Drop the […]

The Unseen Wheel – When Teams Don’t Know What They Don’t Know

The Unseen Wheel: When Teams Don’t KnowWhat They Don’t Knowby Michael Hoffman You’ve clearly thought about the benefits of LeanMail and how it could enhance your team’s productivity. While the reluctance to impose any cutting-edge solution is understandable, it’s unlikely your team will discover LeanMail on their own amidst today’s informational overload. If you think […]

Recognizing the Real Problem with Email: A Future Perspective

Recognizing the Real Problem with Email by Michael Hoffman If you are a leader in an organization, it could be a good idea to read this article by Maura Thomson entitled: 5 ways email costs your company. The article explores the negative impact of email on productivity and offers strategies to mitigate its detrimental effects. […]

Why Reassessing How Teams Manage Email Is Much More Than Time Management

Why Reassessing How Teams Manage Email Is Much More Than Time Management by Michael Hoffman Our marketing team receives similar responses to this one on a daily basis. Thank you for your interest, but we recently received training and consultancy on ‘time management and the use of outlook’, so let’s not waste your time, thanks […]

Mail Manager’s Research Reveals Poor Email Management Affects Business Productivity, Leading to Wasted Time and Reduced Visibility

Mail Manager’s Research Reveals Poor Email Management Affects Business Productivity, Leading to Wasted Time and Reduced Visibility by Michael Hoffman A recent report by Mail Manager has found that email is still the most widely used and important communication tool in the business world. However, the lack of proper email management has a significant impact on […]

The Benefits of Next Action and Due Date Columns in Managing Interrupted Work

The Benefits of Next Action and Due Date Columns in Managing Interrupted Work by Michael Hoffman Introduction Interruptions are a common occurrence in today’s work environment, with negative effects on productivity, stress levels, and quality of work. Numerous studies have been conducted on the effects of interruptions, leading to the development of various systems to help […]