About the Author
Michael Linenberger is the reigning expert on managing e-mail and tasks using Outlook or other software (and even paper-based tools) and teaches seminars and webinars on that topic to corporate America. To learn more about these activities, go to:
Michael has been called “The Efficiency Guru” by the Detroit News, and has been written up in the business magazines Fast Company and Investor's Business Daily for his unique common-sense approach to e-mail control. Tens of thousands of people around the world turn to Michael's books and trainings to help get control of their chaotic worklife. He has been a management consultant and technology professional for more than 20 years, and was a Vice President at Accenture, the large management consultancy. As a management and technology consultant with Accenture, he advised and managed programs and projects for clients such as eBay, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, Applied Materials, UPS, Adecco, and others. Before Accenture, Michael led the technology department at U.S. Peace Corps. Michael also consults on program and project management best practices. Michael also led the creation of the Project Management Center of Excellence for AAA. In the 1980s, he worked as a civil engineer designing foundations for some of the largest buildings in San Diego, California. He started his career in 1976 as a scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Michael holds a B.S. and M.S. from The University of Massachusetts in Civil Engineering.
For more than forty years, Michael has also been interested in the development of consciousness.
The author of seven workday productivity books, his latest Outlook book is Total Workday Control Using Microsoft Outlook 4th Ed--that series has been the #1 best-selling book on Microsoft Outlook for six years running. It reveals how to apply best practices of time, task, and e-mail management to Outlook to get ahead of an out-of-control e-mail in-box and workday.
Michael's introductory book called the One Minute To-Do List helps anyone who wants to quickly learn how to create a to-do that really works.
Michael's time management and goal-setting book is Master Your Workday Now! a book that teaches anyone how to obtain Workday Mastery: the experience of chaos-free work, inspiring and attainable goals, and a career that is connected to who you really are. Techniques in this book can be used on paper or with varous software.