Most of us have used a template in the past to create a presentation or start a document, and many of us are guilty of reusing the last great version of a document as a starting point instead of locating and using a template. This pragmatic approach helps to avoid wheel reinvention and utilises the efforts of the clever person who created the file in the first place – however, the problem with reusing a last good version versus using a template is that your new file takes on any issues that existed in the original doc, and you could very likely be using out of date branding, terminology and styles.
PROBLEM: You need a PDF copy of your document or spreadsheet.
SOLUTION: Create a PDF straight from Word or Excel.
Today I delivered Office upgrade training and during the session I was asked to demonstrate how to add the file name and path name of a Word document into a Header or Footer. Unfortunately this isn’t a simple “one-click” process so I thought it would be an excellent tutorial to share.
If you send messages to the same people on a regular basis you may like to create a Contact Group. Once the group is created you can address messages using the group name and each member of the group will receive a copy. This eliminates the time consuming process of having to add individual email addresses for each member. Read more
You may have heard the wee story about the business owner who went to his training manager and said, “Bill, I need to cut costs. How much does it cost us to run staff training courses every year?” Bill replies, “Boss, I think you need to ask yourself what it will cost us if we don’t run training courses every year”! Read more