Author Archives: Michael Linenberger

How to Choose Among the Three “Linenberger” Systems

Over the twelve years that I’ve been creating productivity systems, I’ve released and expanded three main systems, in this order: MYN (Master Your Now)— an advanced task or to-do list management system. 1MTD (The One Minute To-Do List) —a starter … Continue reading

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Major New Outlook for Mac Version Is Rolling Out Soon

For those of you who use Outlook for Mac Desktop and have Office 365 subscriptions, a new version is coming soon. The new version moves the Search box up to the top and adds more search filters, like what is … Continue reading

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OneNote 2016 Support Expanded

Microsoft just made this very good announcement a few days ago (November 4): “In 2018, we announced that Microsoft would end mainstream support for OneNote 2016 in October 2020. That is no longer the case. Although OneNote 2016 is not … Continue reading

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Free Video Added to Outlook Inbox Ninja Course

We’ve just added another free video to the Outlook Inbox Ninja Video Course. It’s Video 3.8 Outlook’s New Search Box. It gives details of the significant changes Microsoft has made to the Outlook Search functionality in its latest Office 365 … Continue reading

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Outlook Search Bar Moved to Top

If you are in the Office Insiders group (and so getting early peaks at new Outlook features), you may have noticed that in a recent Outlook update the Search bar has been moved to the top of the Windows Desktop … Continue reading

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Option to Turn Off Flagged Mail Highlighting Added

In an Office 365 update I recently got, Microsoft has added in the Outlook Options, Mail tab, a way to turn off the Flagged Mail Highlighting feature that they added to Windows Outlook about 6 months ago. Just scroll to … Continue reading

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New Look for Microsoft To-Do Apps

Microsoft has just released new versions of many of its To-Do apps that have a very distinctive new look. They have put a dark background around the entire list now (instead of just at the top). The task body remains … Continue reading

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Using Remember the Milk with MYN, Guest Post

The app called Remember the Milk (RTM) is one of the first-released and still best-known web-based to-do list apps out there. Years ago when I first looked at it, it lacked features needed to support MYN, so I dismissed it. … Continue reading

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Outlook Processed Mail folder vs. Archive folder

As you probably know, I strongly recommend that you use a single folder for most of your Outlook email filing. In my Outlook book (Total Workday Control Using Microsoft Outlook Ed 5), and in my MYN-Outlook Video Course, and in … Continue reading

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Recent Microsoft Outlook Online Software Change: A Much Better To-Do Tasks Pane

If you use Outlook Online in a web browser, and your Exchange server is hosted at Microsoft, then you might see that an important change has been made in the last few weeks:  the optional To-Do Tasks Pane has been … Continue reading

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