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21st Century Leadership: Use Discretionary Effort Principles and Microsoft Outlook to Take Employees to New Heights

Karla Brandau is Keynote Speaker at Ijona Skills. She is a leading authority on leadership for a more productive workforce. She has educated managers with her proven leadership systems in companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Panasonic, and BYD America. Over 85% of the organizations who hire her, invite her back for repeat engagements. Karla is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) which is an earned designation given by National Speakers Association. Only 8% of their membership has received this designation. She graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors........

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The new century demands fresh management and leadership techniques. This webinar introduces you to discretionary effort principles of engagement and combines the instruction with Microsoft Outlook. You are getting the best techniques to update your management techniques with a technology focus.

Why should you attend?

Discretionary Effort is the difference between what an employee has to do to get a paycheck and what that employee is capable of contributing. By combining discretionary effort principles with the technology tool of Microsoft Outlook, you can experience a dramatic gain in employee engagement and thus productivity.
There is a dramatic difference between management and leadership. Management is making sure tasks are delegated properly and that deadlines are met. Leadership is about inspiring workers to give their best on a regular basis.
This webinar hands many management duties over to Outlook. When some tactical _____ are given to Microsoft Outlook, time and attention is turned to motivation and the_____of employees. It is a winning combination.
By attending this webinar you will be able to:

  • Move out of your management comfort zone to leadership
  • Make employees accountable for their areas of stewardship
  • Sharpen planning and prioritizing skills
  • Include employees in the planning process
  • Delegate with efficiency
You'll set employees on the path to greater productivity and have time left to focus on your workload as you operate in the environment of discretionary effort. 

Areas Covered in the Session:

You may have been taught the features of Outlook, but do you know the benefit of that feature? In this webinar, the benefits of the features of Outlook are applied to management principles. You will learn how to:

  • Assign Tasks and keep apprised on the progress of the project
  • Use Voting Buttons
  • Distinguish the To-Do List, To-Do Bar and the Tasks Folder
  • Make the Tasks folder a productivity tool for managing workers and projects
  • Set up additional Task Folders for complex projects
  • Manage daily workflow in the Calendar
  • Make Group Calendars for viewing several schedules at one time
  • Plan and prioritize tasks in the Advanced Dialog Box 
  • Set up categories to visually sort email, calendar items, task items and contacts
  • Customize column headings
  • Use the Flag Status Column and Reminders effectively
  • Take advantage of the Rules Wizard for routine key strokes
By turning details over to technology, work involving your employees will progress faster and more efficiently, leaving you time to hone your leadership skills.

Who can Benefit:

Any manager who uses Microsoft Outlook AND desires to take their leadership to new heights is invited to sign up and benefit from this webinar.
Managers at all levels of the company will profit from the instruction. The following managerial titles are particularly invited:
  • Office Managers
  • Directors
  • Senior Directors
  • Senior Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Team leaders
  • Project managers
  • IT Managers
  • Engineering managers
  • Executives
  • Sales managers
  • Customer service managers

Webinar Id: ISSKB009

Duration: 60 mins

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