Productivity Basics
How to Effectively Manage Time
This video course is designed to help you stop procrastinating and get you started on your A-tasks. You only have a finite amount of time to spend in your life, so you need to ask yourself, "How am I going to use the time that I have?" The learning objectives of this eight-part course include learning how to rate the factors in your life in order of importance so you can make better decisions based on prioritization; how to start building and organizing your personal long-term plan; ways to maximize your time with proper planning and prioritization; how to stop procrastinating; and, ultimately, how to improve personal and organizational effectiveness. So, are you going to make things happen, or are you going to watch things happen?

Brain Bites: Organizing Your Files
On average office workers spend one to two hours per day looking for information. Having an organized, searchable file and folder structure makes everyone more efficient –and this course will show you how to do it. Topics covered include: • Common mistakes people make in naming their electronic files • The role of file names and folder structure in searching and browsing • Recommendations on the best use of local, network, and cloud-based storage drives, and the pros and cons of saving to each • Six rules to help name files appropriately • Four rules to use folders effectively • Using the search function on Windows PCs and Macs effectively • Customizing the Quick Access list on a PC or the Favorites list on a Mac • Using advanced search features to help clean up your filing system

Brain Bites: Email Management
More than ever before people rely on email in the workplace – but we dread the amount of time it takes to read through and respond to all our messages. This course will give you the skills you need to tame your email mountain and use it as the effective tool it’s meant to be. Brain Bites micro-learning courses are information-rich and convey important topics with an engaging mix of video and animation. With 5 minute video lessons and 30-minute-or-less courses, Brain Bites are the perfect tool to educate today’s busy workforce. Topics covered include: • Three goals of an email management strategy • Understanding the two types of bad email strategies • Using the built-in email folders, and adding your own • The five step sorting process for managing emails • The differences between Gmail and other email programs with regards to folders and tags • How to convert emails into calendar appointments or tasks in Outlook and in Gmail • How to use Flags, Stars, Mark Important, Categories, and Delegation in an effective email management strategy

Setting and Managing Priorities
This series of video lessons is meant to teach you how to prioritize amid the constant barrage of responsibilities of daily life. This course consists of six video lessons and explains how to identify priorities, describes methods for organizing these priorities, and finally indicates how to put these priorities into action. The whole process of setting priorities is important, not only for executives, but also for you as an individual, your team, and your department.
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