Yesterday I stated my aim for this weekend to complete four courses. With a combined recommended study time of 12 weeks, this is going to be pretty hard! Having already begun the PowerQuery and Critical Thinking courses, I have a small head start, but still a long way to go. Better get cracking!
This weekend my goal is to shed the Excel guy image by developing proper analyst skills. Excel skills are something I don’t worry about too much any more, as I’ve got my usage of formulas, charts, VBA and pivot tables to a degree where I can do pretty much whatever I want within Excel. The next Read More
This week I’ve been digging into the wonderful world of PowerQuery and Power BI, two excellent tools developed by Microsoft that make preparing and visualising data something akin to magic.
After a quick search through my old posts, it seems like I’ve skipped one of my favourite resources for advancing careers. When I was just getting started out, discovering this website and following its advice had a tremendous impact on me. The site in question is The Muse, and I really should have mentioned it before!
How many things are you subscribed to, and paying for, right now? Chances are it’s more things than you think. Whenever I review advice on personal finance, one of the suggestions that always comes up in the ‘cutting back’ section is to review your paid subscriptions that auto-renew. Whilst I try to keep on top of Read More
Although I think of myself as an Excel expert and there are very many things I can do easily that the average Excel user is dumbfounded by, there are also things Excel can do that I don’t really understand and am still intimidated by. An example of this are the Power tools than Excel provides, PowerPivot, Read More
Yesterday I wrote about downloading Blinkist and my plan to come back here and write about my experience with the app. It may seem quite soon to be back with a verdict, but I am and I thought I had made my decision. But it’s harder than I thought because after deciding that I would like Read More
My reading list is rather long and my bookshelf is full of books that I would like to add to that reading list anyway. Then there are all the books that I don’t have yet that I also want to read. Then there are the books that will be recommended from the books I’ve read or Read More
Yesterday I spent what felt like forever looking for a file I’d worked on just a few days earlier. It was probably only minutes, but my boss was right there,
The other day I mentioned about trying to find a solution to connect Google Analytics with Microsoft Excel. As a solution, Supermetrics seems to be more up to date with the current versions of Windows and Office, as the BlockSpring installation couldn’t detect my Excel installation even after instructing me to close my open instance of Read More