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Excel AutoFilter is a simple Excel feature for filtering lists. As a consultant or analyst looking through...

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The Best Excel Checklist uses no Visual Basic, but has a great set of features. It’s easy to create...

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Prioritizing, justifying, and documenting decisions are easier when you use an Excel-based decision matrix....

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As a consultant you want your client to see when they have exceeded or fallen short of metrics and KPIs you...

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Here are five of the easiest to create and cleanest budget vs. actual (target) Excel charts you might need...

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Every, and I mean every, sales and marketing consultant or manager needs to have funnel charts somewhere in...

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Prepare for strategic plans, projects, organization changes, or career moves with a SWOT Analysis. 

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The Four Quadrant or Matrix Model is a valuable and widely used tool for strategic decision making. I...

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Strategy Maps are a visual diagram of the relationships between objectives in your strategy. It’s a...

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There are two or three charts that every consultant must use in analyzing problems. One of those should be...

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  • Consultants use two types of retainers to guarantee accessibility to their...
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Value statements, rather than being long statements no one can remember, should be concise statements...

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Have you ever done hours of research on the web, created a collection of tabs with the info you need, and...

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Building a Balanced Scorecard for non-profit organizations isn’t as straightforward as it is for...
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