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The New Face of Training!

This week, I have been more than usually concerned with my appearance. I’m not one for makeup, and feel that people on my training courses should be looking at my shared screen most of the time so, though I make myself presentable and dress smartly, I don’t normally bother too much about my actual face. […]

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Excel Sum(it)

(excuse the bad Excel pun!) This weekend, I was privileged to attend a virtual Excel conference, hosted by the London Excel Meetup group. Excel experts and enthusiasts from all over the world congregated in a virtual conference centre, with areas for presentations, masterclasses, an exhibition hall, and a meeting area where we could get to […]

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Lifechanging Times!

What a milestone! Since lockdown began, I have been training on Zoom/Teams with a download speed of 20Mbps and an upload speed of… nearly 1. And that was if I had a phone line – we lost 17 days recently when a falling tree brought the phone line down, then several more days a week […]

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An Excel-lent week!

It’s been a pretty productive week for me. I had two training days: an Intermediate Excel on Wednesday and an Introductory day on Friday. Both for the same training company, using Zoom through their log-in portal. Each group was well-motivated and stayed very involved. There were plenty of questions and suggestions, and they went away […]

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2021! I’m sure we’re all relieved that 2020 is past and gone, but of course this year also brings its challenges, with COVID, vaccinations, Brexit, and the change of presidency in the United States, to name but a few of the topics that have come up in the first week of the New […]