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Strategic Thinking Steps 

As you use technology, you will find it beneficial to apply a system of thinking that will help you be productive with programs that are new to you.  In addition, systems thinking will help you bring your overall use of technology to a new level, even with programs that you are already familiar with.  Get in the habit of using the following strategic thinking steps:

  1. Think
  2. Save early and often
  3. Explore menus and toolbars and experiment
  4. Use the Help menu or Help button
  5. Explore other sources of help, including online tutorials
  6. Ask for help