Length of mail trails is proportional to your seniority (usually)! People just keep discussing, debating, arguing – with no end in sight. Never ending story. Sometimes, mail is NOT the best option to come to a consensus or resolve an issue. We need everyone to be present at the same time and focus on the problem at hand. Yes I know – all these people are in different continents or castles (!) – no problem. There is an elegant solution available …
Yes it does. Provided you use Outlook 2010 and Exchange 2010 or above. Not one or two, it helps you prevent many more mistakes. This feature is so smart, you don’t have to do anything to activate it. It just understands! You just have to notice and see what it is telling you and take corrective action. This amazingly talented feature is called Mail Tips …
Outlook Online recently added a very useful new feature called Clutter. It helps you focus on important mails.
Activate it and use it. Here are the guidelines for using this brilliant Outlook Clutter.
Estimated reading time 8 min
|Now that you know how Conversations work with Outlook, here is something more.How to manage UNWANTED conversations!
The more senior you are, the more CCs you get. Here is how you “manage” them!
Earlier we saw how to read long mails. But sometimes, there can be complex mails. New people added, someone who was quiet replies and starts another thread… it can get very confusing. Outgoing mails are in Sent Items or in Archived folders.
Conversation View is your savior in such cases. Find out how…