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Quick Excel Tips & Tricks: Part 3

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In the last installment of “Quick Excel Tips & Tricks,” Stephanie taught the webinar participants “How to be an Excel Secret Agent.” From protecting worksheets to hiding information in spreadsheets, Stephanie gave the scoop on how to finesse your way around an Excel workbook. Note: Remember there are several ways to do the tricks Stephanie mentions, but she shares the way(s) that she finds to be easiest. Also, remember

Quick Excel Tips & Tricks: Part 2

In the second installment of Stephanie Chastain’s “Quick Excel Tips & Tricks” webinar, she shared with us how to create fun spreadsheet additions. Check out my step-by-step guide on Stephanie’s “Easter Egg” tricks, and learn about topics like changing grid line colors and transforming the shape of comments in Excel! SESSION 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHANGING LINE COLORS Changing Gridline Colors Changing Border Colors USING COMMENTS Adding a Comment

Quick Excel Tips & Tricks: Part 1

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Have you ever struggled with knowing how to use Excel to enhance your workflow? Stephanie Chastain, CPE’s Excel instructor, joined us for Workstation and shared tips that will help you increase efficiency and have a better overall understanding of Excel. I have broken down the tips she shared into a series of blogs with easy-to-follow steps, and you can use the timestamps I included to follow along with the

The Power of Routine While Working Remotely

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I recall how, as a kid, my mother was INSISTENT I do my homework and go to bed at the same time every day. At the time, I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t allowed to make my own decisions about my day-to-day schedule; after all, I was eight years old and had an OVERFLOWING amount of wisdom. However, my mom understood that routine was important for me for several

8 Productivity Apps to Help You Focus While Working Remotely

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With the surge in remote work, many workers are finding themselves struggling to be productive while working from home. If you have a harder time focusing in a home office environment, you are not alone; I find myself struggling to focus, at times, with distractions that arise only when working at home! I want to share eight of my favorite productivity apps that will help you stay focused, finish