Sometimes it is worth just going back to fairly simple tasks to remind ourselves how easy it is to do things in Sage CRM and especially the Interactive Dashboard.
The Calendar Gadget is perhaps the easiest gadget to use as it is pre-set as a Template Gadget able to be dropped into an Interactive Dashboard
After selecting the 'Choose Template' option you can then click to pick the Calendar Gadget to be added to your dashboard.
It will display current days appointments for you. Within the gadget you can either enter new quick appointments
If you want to check the calendar anytime into the future you can do that by clicking the date to allow the gadget to show the date picker.