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How to Color-Code Your Outlook Calendar

color-calendar.jpgWhen you look at your calendar, can you tell at a glance which items are business meetings, personal meetings, special events, overdue tasks, and so on? You can if you color-code the calendar, which Productivity Cafe describes how to do -- and why:

When I demonstrated this one to 50 salespeople yesterday, the oh's and ah's reminded me of people watching fireworks. This will probably hit a chord for you.
I have to admit I never thought to do this, but it makes perfect sense. Heck, one of the reasons I like Google Calendar so much is that it supports colored labels. The author explains how to use color coding in Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2002/2003. Give this a try and report back on how you like it.
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