Applying conditional formatting allows you to change the format of the cells in your spreadsheet, depending on certain conditions. For example, you could highlight cells in a particular colour when the numbers in those cells match a certain value. This is set using a type of conditional formatting, “Highlight Cells Rules”. Types of conditional formatting...
You can add and remove columns in your mail folder screen (each email folder can be set individually) so that you can view the information that is relevant to you. For example, if you do not categorise or follow up your emails then you would not need to view these columns. Similarly, if you have more than one email address you may need to have a column that shows which email account the email was sent to.
Setting up 'Rules' in Outlook will automatically perform set functions on your emails. Rules are more commonly used to automatically file emails into folders, but Rules can be used in many different ways to help keep you organised!
Many people will try to keep on top of their incoming messages: filing them, deleting them, saving and removing attachments, forwarding or replying to them, and so on. However, most people will forget to organise their Sent items.