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Describe the grid contents. Why use this content. Subscribe for more. 19 Top Tips on Excel Advanced Filter and Excel AutoFilter Excel AutoFilter is a simple Excel feature for filtering lists. But, the Excel advanced filter has far more powerful filtering[…] 18 Top Tips for Creating Excel Lists or Excel Tables People love […]

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Communication

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Describe the grid contents. Why use this content. Subscribe for more. Do You Know the Best Ways to Handle Criticism? Shavon Lindley interviewed more than 150 rising female leaders. One of the six pillars of leadership she found was Owning[…] How to Think and Write More Clearly using Four Word and PowerPoint Shortcut […]

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Career

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Describe the grid contents. Why use this content. Subscribe for more. Does Success Bring Happiness or Happiness Bring Success? In what may be the funniest of TED talks, author and psychologist Shawn Achor presents the idea that the most[…] A Guide to Burnout: What It Is, and How to Overcome It You are […]

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10 Top Tips for Creating an Excel Budget or Excel Budget Template

Excel , Reporting

Excel is the world’s most used tool for creating, aggregating, and analyzing budgets. Distributing an Excel budget template will reduce work and make sure everyone is aligned. Starting your budgeting process with an Excel budget template and a list of guidelines will reduce work and keep your managers aligned. Budget tips include how to prevent […]

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Describe the grid contents. Why use this content. Subscribe for more. Values? Do We Need Them? Ask United Airlines. I was shocked earlier this week to see the video of United Airlines forcibly dragging a doctor off one of[…] Creating Your Core Value Statement Value statements, rather than being long statements no one […]

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Values? Do We Need Them? Ask United Airlines.

Strategy , Value Statement

I was shocked earlier this week to see the video of United Airlines forcibly dragging a doctor off one of its airplanes because United needed the seat for a crew connecting with another flight. Click here to see the article and video in the New York Times. Warning this is violent. This is an excellent example […]

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Creating Your Core Value Statement

Strategy , Value Statement

Value statements, rather than being long statements no one can remember, should be concise statements that are so clear everyone knows whether their strategies, tactics, and actions are in alignment. Core Values are difficult, if not impossible to teach. They grow from the organization’s start, reflecting the personalities and character of the founders and executives. […]

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Putting Your Organization’s Core Values into Practice

Strategy , Value Statement

Don’t just post Core Values in a frame and hang them on the wall! Executives and managers should live by the Core Values and watch for alignment between the Core Values and behavior. Click here to read “Values? Do we need them? Ask United Airlines.” Click here to learn how to create a Value Statement […]

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14 Top Tips for a SWOT Analysis that Works

Strategy , SWOT , Top Tips

A good SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats/Trends) identifies factors that impact your Strategic Business Objective, tactic, project, or product. Use these tips to make sure your SWOT is BETTER THAN GOOD! If you already consider yourself experienced with conducting SWOT Analysis, check tips 8, 10, 11, 12, and 13 for tips that may be […]

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19 Top Tips on Excel’s IF Functions and Formulas

Excel , Functions , Top Tips

Excel’s IF function makes If…Then… decisions in your workbook formulas. The IF function and its variations are a must if you want to build powerful worksheets that go beyond simple math or financial calculations. If you already consider yourself an IF function expert, you might want to check Tips 7, 9, 13, 14, and 19 […]

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