Kelly LaForest

Microsoft Office 365 blog by a OneNote MVP.

Latest Posts

How to See the Attendance List After a Teams Meeting

Want to know who attended your Teams meeting? The Teams Attendance Report Excel spreadsheet feature is nice, however… Only meeting organizers can download attendance reports. You are only able to download the attendance report while the meeting is in progress and participants are still present. One workaround to allow any attendee to see the attendance …

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How to Switch Between Organizations in the Microsoft Teams App

Hey! If you are watching this video, it is likely because you’ve started working with Regroove, and you need to learn how to switch between different organization’s Teams accounts. If you look in the top right hand corner of (the) Teams app, you will notice to the left of your avatar, there will be a …

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How to Join Zoom Meeting from your Browser

Here are the steps to join a Zoom meeting from your browser using the Zoom web client: Click on the link in the email or calendar meeting. Next, click on the link above (highlighted in yellow) Click on the blue text that says “launch meeting” Click on the blue text that says “join from your …

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Blocking Time in your Outlook Calendar When You are Not Working

Making sure my coworkers know when I am and will be available is very important to me. In addition to using the Status message in Teams, I also block off time in my Outlook calendar so people and scheduling tools do not try and book me during a time I do not work. Here’s how …

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New Feature: Links to OneNote and Teams Now Work in Microsoft To Do

Do you see what I see? Look at these gorgeous links! Yep. You can just copy/paste a “Copy Link” from OneNote or from Teams into the Notes field and have it show up formatted neatly and correctly (and frankly, as it should have been from day one.) THIS. IS. LIFE. CHANGING. Thank you @MicrosoftToDo You …

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Moving Tasks from OneNote to To Do and then to Outlook

Task management is hard. With this simple “workflow”, life can get a little easier.Here’s how I manage my tasks: For every meeting, assign someone to be the meeting scribe and type out a task list in OneNote using To Do tags. Pro Tip: Start each task with task owner’s initials and end each task with …

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A Son is Born, Introducing Alvin LaForest

Several readers asked me to post an announcement with photos when my son was born, so here is an update, several months late… Rick LaForest and Kelly LaForest are happy to announce the birth of our son “Alvin”, officially named Albert Richard LaForest V (the fifth), who was born on April 22, 2019 at Victoria …

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Taking Hiatus from Microsoft MVP Program

I have made the decision to step down from the Microsoft MVP Program this year. I will not be submitting any community contributions for the award renewal cycle. I recognize that I have not given back the volume or the quality of contributions to the community that I have in past years. It is clear …

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