Book Image

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
Book Image

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Wellbeing – disconnecting and recharging

Suppose you keep interrupting your evening to check and respond to emails or put aside a few hours over the weekend to catch up on an approaching deadline. You may think you are more productive because you are putting in many more work hours than your colleagues.

The truth is that you are robbing your directed attention centers of the uninterrupted rest they need for restoration, which inevitably results in low performance in the long run. Even if this habit of being always online/available consumes only a small amount of time, it prevents you from reaching more profound levels of relaxation/restoration:

Figure 3.6 – The MyAnalytics Wellbeing dashboard

In summary, if you are feeling tired, look at the MyAnalytics Wellbeing dashboard (Figure 3.6). It is likely that you will find the root cause of your problems there, as I discovered myself. The more interruptions you have to your quiet hours, the less...