SOLUTION: learn how to print hand-outs straight from PowerPoint, or export your slides and notes to Word to include additional branding and info. Continue reading PowerPoint – add additional text, formatting and your logo to audience handouts
I recently ran a PowerPoint course for a Sales Team. One of the biggest challenges they had was updating their existing presentations (which were large and extremely comprehensive) to the new company template. Their organisation had recently re-branded and they had been asked to ensure ALL presentations to clients were using the new template.
Before I arrived it had been a cutting and pasting frenzy. Apparently it had been taking forever and had caused a few people to become very stressed.
Within a few minutes I had them laughing at how easy it was. Continue reading PowerPoint – updating your presentation with your company template
SOLUTION: quickly change the text back to the proper case without having to retype it. Continue reading Excel – change the text to uppercase, lowercase or first capital
PROBLEM: when I use “Format as Table” to format a range the “Merge and Center” button becomes inactive and I can no longer merge cells. Why?
SOLUTION: the Table format will stop the merging of cells. However there is a work-around. Continue reading Excel – How do I merge cells within a range that is formatted as a Table?
SOLUTION: quickly change the format of the cell back to a format that displays numbers, not dates. Continue reading Excel – Why is my figure displayed as a date?
SOLUTION: within seconds ensure Excel worksheets always fit to the width and height of a printed page.
SOLUTION: Save yourself HUGE amounts of time…learn the shortcuts! Continue reading Word – shortcuts for working in Tables
SOLUTION: have your Calendar displayed first when you open Outlook. That way you will start the day focusing on what needs to be achieved and won’t be tempted to waste time on emails. Continue reading Outlook – start Outlook in the Calendar view
SOLUTION: learn how to add voting buttons to a message and let Outlook do the counting for you.
PROBLEM: redundant email addresses popping up in your AutoComplete list causing you to have to scroll to find the correct address.
SOLUTION: Remove the unwanted email addresses from your Outlook AutoComplete list. Continue reading Outlook – removing old email addresses from the Address list