Control Your Day - Corporate Email Mastery
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Control Your Day - Corporate Email Mastery

A New Approach to Email Management Using Microsoft Outlook and the best practices of David Allen's Getting Things Done
4.5 (9 ratings)
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26 students enrolled
Created by Jim McCullen
Last updated 2/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • A new way to manage email and tasks using Microsoft Outlook and the best practices of Getting Things Done.
Requirements
  • No
Description

Struggling with email management? Is your Inbox out of Control? Control Your Day(CYD) is a new and better way to manage your email using Microsoft Outlook. The system incorporates many of the productivity concepts made famous by David Allen in his book Getting Things Done (GTD). The CYD system is in use by thousands of people in countries all over the world. There is no special software required just a standard copy of Microsoft Outlook. With CYD you will stop using multiple folders, todo lists and reminders to stay organized, instead you will manage everything from one view inside of Microsoft Outlook. 

Who this course is for:
  • Microsoft Outlook users
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 03:16:11
+ Introduction
4 lectures 23:27

Overview of the Corporate Email Mastery course.

Preview 03:43

Introduction to the Control Your Day system, why you need it.

Preview 07:03

Core concepts behind the Control Your Day System.

Preview 07:52

A sneak peek at how Outlook will look once you have CYD setup.

Preview 04:49
+ Email / Productivity Concepts
8 lectures 38:17

High level summary of David Allen's book and system, Getting Things Done.

Getting Things Done (R)- David Allen
04:45

Give some though to when you process your email to take back control of your day.

Schedule your email processing times
07:08

Process each email message using the 4 D's: Do it, Delete it, Defer It, Delegate It.

The Four D's
03:43

Review your system at least weekly to ensure you are in control of your day.

Inbox Zero
04:15

Give some though to when you process your email to take back control of your day.

Think Before You Hit Send
06:17

Learn to ask the right question and format each email message to get a quick and valuable response.

Format Your Messages For Success
05:28

Stop the noise, unsubscribe from mailing and distribution lists that don't add value to you day.

Unsubscribe
02:48

Why you should use multiple email addresses to get more organized and protect yourself.

Use Multiple Email Addresses
03:53
+ Outlook Features
4 lectures 25:24

Configure Microsoft Outlook to stop annoying alerts and control when messages are sent and received.

Outlook Setup Tips
05:21

Learn how to setup and configure Outlook categories so you can begin the move from folders to categories.

Outlook Categories
07:14

Use the Outlook Rules Engine to automate repetitive tasks and reduce your email processing time.

Outlook Rules Engine
05:27

Create virtual search folders to group messages together to replace the need for physical folders.

Virtual Search Folders
07:22
+ Setting up Control Your Day
8 lectures 46:18

Overview of the action plan you will use to setup Outlook and start using CYD.

CYD - Outlook Setup
05:21

In this video you will change your default view in outlook to include two new columns, Due Date and Next Action.

CYD - Add Due Date and Next Actions Columns
02:56

Setup your !Today category and any other categories that you want to start with.

CYD - Setup your initial categories
02:13

Time to create the four CYD folders you will use to manage your new system.

CYD - Create CYD Search Folders
08:12

Create at least two new context based folders to show your next actions and any messages that are waiting for follow-up from someone else.

CYD - Create Context Folders
09:00

Create a new rule to assign a due date of today to each new message as it arrives.

CYD - Create the CYD Rule
03:28

Create a quick action to mark messages as read and complete them to remove them from your CYD system but keep them in your inbox for future reference.

CYD - Create CYD Quick Steps
02:54
CYD - Clean up your existing system
12:14
+ Using Control Your Day
9 lectures 01:02:45

When you are ready to get started, you will turn on the CYD Rule to flag messages with a due date of today and you will change your default to start Outlook in the !Due Today folder instead of your Inbox.

CYD - Turn on the CYD System
03:15

Perform a weekly review to clean out your system and get to Inbox Zero.

Weekly Cleanup
09:13

Create project based folders to organize and group your messages.

Setup Projects Folders
07:37

A simple way to add tasks or to do items to your system.

CYD - How to create tasks for yourself
03:58

Follow along in a working session using CYD.

CYD - Working in CYD
11:39

How to wrap things up at the end of the year and get ready for a clean start.

End of Year Cleanup
09:11

How to add a query builder to a custom search folder.

Query Builder
05:17

How to create your No Flag folder.

No Flag Folder
04:34

How to work with "Big Stuff".

"Big Stuff"
08:01