E-mail, Time and Tech Productivity Series
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Key Strategies for Managing Your Info Overload, Clutter and "Stacks & Piles"

If you want to get control of "the beast" of information overload and all of your "stacks & piles"...REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE WHERE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How to reduce the mess on your desk by having "natural" places for all of your papers, project folders, items to read, etc.
  • How to develop strategies and systems for effective and efficient management of your documents and workstation, as well as electronic files.
  • How to get rid of all of the annoying "little stuff" and "clutter" once and for all, and then keep it under control for the ongoing future.
Formats Available: On-Demand

Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

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    Collapse From Distracted to Productive
    (Including Tips for Working From Home)

    E-mail, Texts/IM Interruptions, Project Transitions,  Office Clutter,  Smart Phones and Apps! Social and Other Media.

    Even Family and Friends (and your dogs!) These common distractions make it almost impossible to get anything done, especially for those of us now “working from home” due to the COVID outbreak. It seems like there is always SOMETHING getting in the way of what you really need to do. But with some forethought and effective strategies, as well as some discipline, it is possible to find your focus, even in a hyper-distracted world. REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE and you will learn some new ways to keep the expected and unexpected distractions under control, and finding critical "focused productivity" time every day, leading to both performance but also clarity of mind and purpose. 

    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

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    Collapse Getting More From Working Virtually
    Virtual Work & Virtual Meetings: Getting More Productivity From Both

    Randy Dean, MBA, The E-mail Sanity Expert®, will take his 16+ years of "working from a home office" and leading multiple client meetings and webinars virtually, and provide you with tips that can greatly help increase your productivity and effectiveness with both. He will review set up, equipment, software, tools, and apps that will make your work from home experience more productive and less distracting. He will also provide critical tips for running and/or attending online virtual meetings so they can be more useful and effective. All in a quick webinar full of useful tips.  REGISTER TODAY!  

    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Getting More From Working Virtually
    Collapse Google Keep, Google Drive, and Google Shortcuts
    Three Essential Productivity Tools for Google Suite Users

    In this course, you will learn about three very powerful tools readily available to Google users – Keep, Drive, and a Chrome Browser add-on – Google Shortcuts. These tools are a wonderful supplement to those using the Google Suite for productivity, and enhance the user experience and capabilities beyond Gmail and Google Calendar.

    You will learn:

    • How to use Google Keep to create and share notes, checklists, and more.  
    • How Drive can be your primary cloud drive for your documents and files. 
    • How to share items and documents with Drive, and how to use the Drive app on your phone as a scanning/PDF creation device.
    • About Google Shortcuts – a very powerful tool for your Chrome browser that allows you to put you most-used Google apps and tools at your fingertips for quick and easy access.

    Take your Google usage to a new level with this program and REGISTER TODAY!  

    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Google Keep, Google Drive, and Google Shortcuts
    Collapse Managing and Leading Great Staff and Team Meetings
    Including Virtual Meetings

    Well-managed meetings are highly effective tools for keeping people and teams informed and productive, but they don’t happen by accident. Unfortunately, many teams and organizations report far too many unproductive meetings causing a drain on productivity and staff morale. Businesses and leaders need to make sure that their meetings are effective, productive, and consistently create value for the organization. If you are a leader that wants to plan and run more effective meetings using the least amount of valuable staff time and resources, REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE where you will learn:

    • The tools and strategies you need to plan, manage, lead, and end effective, efficient meetings.
    •  Several tips and strategies for making your virtual meetings work better and create greater value. 
    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Managing and Leading Great Staff and Team Meetings
    Collapse One Note, One Drive, and Microsoft Teams
    Three Essential Microsoft 365 Tools for Extended Productivity

    Many Microsoft Office users have used Outlook for years for enhanced productivity and communications, but with the rise of Microsoft 365, they now have a whole new suite of tools than can expand productivity, organization, collaboration, and coordination. Three of the easiest tools to use are OneDrive (and the related OneDriveLive.com), OneNote, and the new Office Lens app for scanning and PDF creation. In this new program by Randy Dean, MBA, The E-mail Sanity Expert®, Randy Dean shows you how these natural extensions to your Microsoft Outlook tools can enhance your real-time productivity, increase the productivity of your related smart-phone/tablet devices, and move beyond individual productivity to deeper team productivity and collaboration.

    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER One Note, One Drive, and Microsoft Teams
    Collapse Optimizing Your Microsoft Outlook
    Time, Project, People and Task Management for Outlook Users

    In this popular program on “getting the most from your Outlook” for MS Outlook Users, Randy goes deeper into many of the most common areas of productivity loss (and possible gain!) afflicting many busy professionals today: managing multiple projects, maintaining “traction” when dealing with tasks and interruptions, getting more from time spent in meetings, clearing the clutter in your mind for better focus, keeping staff on task, tracking “who owes you what” and getting that information on time, and better managing your calendar and contacts for better time and relationship management. His goal is to help stressed out performers learn several new and immediately useful Outlook strategies for finding a few minutes on tasks, activities, and actions you are already doing, leading to at least an extra hour of productivity every day. Get more from all five of the key Outlook functions for greater productivity.

    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

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    Collapse Smart Phone Success Part 1: The Essential Tools for True Remote Productivity
    The Essential Tools for True Remote Productivity

    This is a PART 1 video -- in this 70-minute video,  Randy will share the "essential" tools, services and apps you will need if using an iPhone, Android, or Windows Device, especially if you also use of Outlook and/or Microsoft 365 or use Gmail and/or Google Workspace (Calendar, Tasks, Google Keep (Notes), Contacts). 

    Randy will also address how you can truly use these devices for remote "anywhere" productivity, and possibly even consider getting rid of the old laptop/desktop environment, especially if highly remote.

    Formats Available: Smart Phone Part 1

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Smart Phone Success Part 1: The Essential Tools for True Remote Productivity
    Collapse Smart Phone Success Part 2:  The Apps for Enhanced Remote Productivity

    In Part 2 of the Smart Phone Success, you will get to go to the app store! Randy discusses powerful apps in several areas: reference, news, video communications, finance and investing, travel, health and wellness, music and content streaming, social media, photography, and even more! 

    Plus, he shares a few quick tips on power management as well as reducing distractions by adjusting your settings and even bookmarking popular info sites on your phone/tablet browser. 

    Enhance the productivity set up you built in the part 1 video by taking it to the next level (watching this video)!

    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 1 credit Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Smart Phone Success Part 2:  The Apps for Enhanced Remote Productivity
    Collapse Taming the Email Beast for Gmail Users
    Key Strategies for Your Managing E-mail Overload

    Every day, managers and professionals are getting buried under a continuing stream of both useful and useless email. Without a system for getting “control of the beast”, professionals spend much of their work (and personal) time spinning wheels and feeling highly unsatisfied. If you would like to get control of your e-mail “beast”, REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE where you will learn:

    • Tips for Gmail users, but applicable to ANY e-mail user. Learn a proven system for taming your e-mail account, with strategies for keeping your inbox efficient and under control by building and administering a personal "e-mail processing system”.
    • How to get rid of all those “quick little” e-mails once and for all, prioritize your most important messages, and mitigate or even eliminate much of that annoying junk and spam. Finally feel on top of your e-mail and related activities, rather than feeling it is on top of you. 
    Formats Available: On-Demand

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Taming the Email Beast for Gmail Users
    Collapse Taming the Email Beast for Outlook Users
    Key Strategies for Your Managing E-mail Overload

    Every day, managers and professionals are getting buried under a continuing stream of both useful and useless email. Without a system for getting “control of the beast”, professionals spend much of their work (and personal) time spinning wheels and feeling highly unsatisfied.

    If you would like to get control of your e-mail “beast”, REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE featuring specific tips for Outlook and Gmail users, but applicable to ANY e-mail user. You will learn:

    • A proven system for taming your e-mail account, with strategies for keeping your inbox efficient and under control by building and administering a personal "e-mail processing system”.
    • How to get rid of all those “quick little” e-mails once and for all, prioritize your most important messages, and mitigate or even eliminate much of that annoying junk and spam. Finally feel on top of your e-mail and related activities, rather than feeling it is on top of you. 
    Formats Available: On-Demand
    Original Seminar Date: November 30, 2021

    Approved Credit:
  • ABWA: 0.15 credits Total General Hours

  • REGISTERREGISTER Taming the Email Beast for Outlook Users
    Collapse Time Management in the "Cloud"
    Managing Time, Projects, People, Ideas, and Email Using Gmail, Google Apps, & Google Chrome

    For many years, Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes, and other "server-based" productivity applications have been the industry leaders. But in the last few years, popular programs and services created by Google and based in "the cloud" have been emulating the capabilities of these productivity applications, now to the point where a professional could seriously consider "leaping to the cloud" to manage their projects, time, clients, customers, ideas, e-mail, and more. Existing users of Gmail/Google will find they can build a comprehensive system for time/work/e-mail management using tools like Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Tasks, Google Contacts, Google Drive & Docs, and Google Chrome, as well as affiliated apps for their smart phone & tablet devices, and those not using these tools can use this program as a way to see if Gmail/Google can give them what they need to manage this info in their work and/or life. And, if you are just using Gmail personally, you can see how these other applications might be able to help you better manage your personal information on your personal devices.

    Formats Available: On-Demand
    REGISTERREGISTER Time Management in the "Cloud"