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Archive for the ‘Project’ Category

April 26th, 2007

Diana always seems to have the tips you need-read them!

 Diana Huggins who contributes to Lockgnome’s Windows Fanatics blog always seems to have those tips and how tos that people need.  Whether it’s watermarks in Word or new lines in Excel cells, Diana has posted them.
Sure, you might think they are simple, if you’ve already spent time trying to figure out how to do it […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

February 16th, 2007

Download needed to save as PDF or XPS in Office 2007

One of the anticipated features and Microsoft office 2007 is the ability to natively export files as PDF or XPS.  I was looking for this feature today when I needed to send off an invoice but couldn’t find it.  Luckily a quick search in help gave me the answer right away, I needed to download […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

February 15th, 2007

Stuck creating a document? Try using a template

So you need to create a new document.  It doesn’t matter if you’re using Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint (or even OpenOffice), looking at a blank screen is almost as daunting as getting the document done.
Now, when you make this a complex task, like a form letter or invoice, you can waste a lot of […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

December 1st, 2006

Innovation Culture

If you are a manager, how do you delegate work? Like, projects? Or strategies?
There are a couple of different approaches to the work that can be chosen. You can be a manager that explicitly lays out the steps that needs to be done and explain those steps to the individuals doing the work. There are […]

By Scot Herrick -- 0 comments

October 9th, 2006

Mind mapping and the project plan

Continuing the mind mapping series here, Scot took my suggestion for using MindManager to take meeting notes to heart and tried it this weekend, with great results it seems.  Next up on my list was project planning.
How many of you have stared at an empty MS Project plan and not really known where to start?  […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

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