Did you know this simple tip regarding attaching MS office documents to mails? In my experience most of non-PA/EA’s I have shown this to were not aware of it.
When you have worked on/viewed a document in any of the MS office packages, and you want to email it, you don’t need to create your email and then click “attach file“. If you do you have probably spent at least half a minute if not longer frustrated, browsing your drives and files trying to remember where the document is saved and what you called it. A much simpler way is from the document, click the Email icon across the top bar. If it’s not there add it in, by clicking Customise Quick Access Toolbar and selecting email. Do this for Word, Excel etc and have it ready. Then when you need to mail a document, click the Email icon. This will bring you straight into an email draft in Outlook with the document attached and the document name in the subject line. You can overwrite the subject if you wish. Simple.
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