Turn Word Documents into PowerPoint Slides with a single click

Turn Word Documents Into PowerPoint

Need to turn a report into a PowerPoint presentation with a minimum of fuss? Read on A client recently had to set up a presentation quickly. She already had a Word document with the key content but little time to type it up again in PowerPoint No problem, secret button to the rescue! The key […]

Save Time in Excel with AutoFill


Save Time with AutoFill in Excel One of the great time savers in Microsoft Excel is Autofill, but would you like to know how to use it even more effectively? Try this quick tip. Step 1. Enter a value such as a Day or a Month name, then use the Fill Handle at the bottom […]

Want to get the Excel Status Bar to Work for You?


Want to display more useful information on the Excel status bar? Then stop reaching for your calculator and try this quick tip instead! Select any range of cells with numbers. 2. Right click on the Status Bar to display a pop-up menu, then tick the options you want. 3. Note the new information displayed on […]

Better Navigation in Microsoft Word


How much time do you spend scrolling around Word documents? I bet it’s a lot, especially if you work with long documents like reports or contracts. This is something you can do this much more efficiently if you turn on the Navigation Pane.   In Microsoft Word, try the following steps: 1. Check that your […]

How many bullet points can you fit in a PowerPoint presentation?


A – Too many! Want to know how to add more visual elements and give your slides more visual appeal? Read on for a quick tip. If you found this helpful, let me know in the comments.  Select any bullet point list in your presentation. Head over to the Home tab and click the Convert […]

Small Things

Small Things

Or, the wonder of 15 minutes a day One of the saddest things a facilitator can hear is when a client says, “The training was fantastic, but I’ve forgotten most of it because I didn’t practice”. This makes me want to cry. All that time, effort and money potentially wasted. A while back I discovered […]