Excel QuickTip: Use Scroll Button to Navigate Ribbon

Here’s a quick Excel 2007 tip I found just by accidentally playing with my mouse.  It’s a little clunky at first if you’ve never used it before.  But over time, this will make you faster at navigating the Ribbon. Simply place your cursor over the Ribbon and scroll up and down with your middle mouse … Read more

Green Tip: Unplug Your Sonicare Toothbrush

I absolutely adore my Sonicare toothbrush.  I’m at the point where my teeth simply don’t feel clean when I don’t use it.  This is actually how I discovered this very simple green tip. I loved my Sonicare so much that, when I began traveling every week for work, I needed to bring my it with … Read more

Pimp Out Your PowerPoint

I’ve always been more of a quant than a designer, so building PowerPoint decks can often be a frustrating process.  While I’m not naturally gifted, I feel that the more times I try and the more options I can add to my palette, the better I will eventually become. Microsoft recently released a deck of … Read more

Excel Tip: Change Startup File

If you’re like me, you do a lot of formatting to the Book1.xls file that Excel initially opens up.  However, if you find yourself making the same changes over and over again, you might just want to automate the whole startup formatting process. Implementing this is actually a really simple task.  Open up Excel as … Read more