Tips ‘n’ Tricks

Tips and Tricks

Weekly Planner

Here’s a quick tip to make your Monday more productive for your week. Evan Martinez suggested using Sticky Notes (which we’ve highlighted before in this blog as a paper alternative) along with a custom background calendar image to manage your weekly tasks. Thanks for the great suggestion!

Meeting Note Recommendations

Effective meetings are beneficial for everyone involved, and documenting the significance is important. Below are some suggestions for note taking during meetings. Please respond in the comments if you have any other recommendations, thanks! Documenting Meeting Notes in Session Always have a set agenda – therefore your notes have already… Read more »

Signature in Email

This tip is relatively simple but if you’d like to update your email signature to the institutional standard you can do so by visiting to download documentation and a template. There are also a number of other good resources available at Let us know if you have any Tips… Read more »

RSS Feeds in Outlook

This tip I attempted to share via email as well since it corresponds to receiving notifications from the blog and highlights the RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feed feature. You are able to receive blog updates in Outlook by right-clicking on the ‘RSS Feeds’ folder (displayed in the ‘Mail’ and ‘Folder… Read more »