Category Archives: Business

Speaking of Speaking in Microsoft Office

Many have used Microsoft® Office Word, Excel, Outlook and recently OneNote to become more effective and efficient at performing day to day tasks. But few know that these Office products can actually talk back to you. Yes, that’s right. Each … Continue reading

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Five Questions

I have recently been re-reading Tom Peters 2003 book Re-Imagine! Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age. Even though the book is over a decade old it contains what I consider to be excellent advice to small business owners. This is … Continue reading

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Let It Go! With the recent success of Walt Disney’s academy award winning song “Let it go”, here’s some great ways to actually let it go. Letting go does not mean to stop caring. It means I can’t do it … Continue reading

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Calculating Age

Today’s Excel tip is one of my favorites, primarily because it’s an undocumented function. Meaning you will not find it in the Help. This week’s function is “DATEDIF”.  DATEDIF returns the number of years, months or days between a start … Continue reading

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Extracting Data from a Text String

Today’s Excel tip shows you how to extract information from a text file. In today’s example we have a list of street names with numbers and we want to sort by street name. There are several ways to accomplish this … Continue reading

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Excel’s Concatenate – Put strings together

Many times you have data in two separate columns that would really be better shown in a single column. Excel has a way to make this easy.  On the Formulas tab, click on the Text category.  On the list is … Continue reading

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Microsoft Excel Function: PMT (Payment)

If you have never checked out all the Functions available in Microsoft Excel, it is well worth your time to check them out. A function is simply a formula you don’t have to create. Simply fill in the values and … Continue reading

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