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Unless you understand how your company’s numbers come about, you’re not truly a fully educated employee.

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PowerPoint: No more font conversions

January 5, 2022

Do you use specific fonts for branding? After others contribute to the presentation, do you notice that your custom fonts have been converted back to standard ones? Here’s how to solve this problem.

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A stress-saving autocorrect tip for Microsoft

January 5, 2022

You may know the annoyance of typing (c) and getting ©. Whether this happens in Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook, you can fix this in one place and have it work everywhere.

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Excel: Get rid of those green error triangles

January 5, 2022

Sometimes Excel tries to help, but it’s not helpful. For example, if you have numbers stored as text strings (preceded by an ‘), Excel will try to warn you about that. If the warning is unnecessary because you intended this, you can easily turn off those annoying green triangles.

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A guide to smarter web searching

January 5, 2022

Type a few words into a search engine, read the first one or two results, and job done. Right? With the advent of results engineered to show you what others want you to see rather than what you asked for (search engine optimization, or SEO), maybe not.

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Time for that annual clique check!

We all have a group at work that we feel more comfortable around and share thoughts with more freely—but has yours become a mistrustful or exclusionary clique? Ask yourself today whether others may see you as inseparable from your close comrades at work, too likely to share the same opinions, biases and insular habits. And maybe consider shaking up who you go to lunch with every day...

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