In this post I want to share with you how to update an existing presentation with your new company template.
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. Read more
If you are familiar with working in centimetres, not inches, it can be a tad frustrating if Word is displaying measurement settings in inches.
For example, if I wanted to set my Hanging Indents to 1.25cm I know for a fact I would be lost if my measurement settings were only being displayed in inches. I don’t have a clue as to what 1.25cm would be in inches. Read more
PROBLEM: when typing a figure into a cell in Excel the figure is displayed as a date?
SOLUTION: quickly change the format of the cell back to a format that displays numbers, not dates. Read more
PROBLEM: why does the 0 (zero) disappear in Excel? How do I stop the 0 from disappearing?
SOLUTION: learn how to format cells so that 0 (zeros) are displayed.
PROBLEM: Do you find yourself having to change the size of your font often while you are typing? Stopping to use the mouse to select a different size can really slow you down.
SOLUTION: Start using keyboard shortcuts to quickly increase and decrease the font size.
Adding a watermark to a document assists greatly in making it very obvious to the reader that the document has a special condition or status.
For example, adding a “Draft” watermark to a legal Agreement or Deed document makes it obvious to the reader that this isn’t the final copy of the document .
PROBLEM: Wasting time repetitively applying the same formats
within a document.
SOLUTION: copy the formats instead!