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How To Get Your Focus Back

How To Get Your Focus Back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6K2sH2MnKLY12 years ago I wrote "Business Lessons from an African safari" - covering the seven principles for success in business I was ...
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Making This Financial Year Count

Welcome to the new Financial Year... It's the typical situation new school year, new books, new notebook, new financial year, and you think everything will ...
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How Powerful Excel Improves Your Staff Retention

How Powerful Excel Improves Your Staff Retention Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSkpdPdG8M4The big re-shuffling of jobs...Look, we've all read this in the newspaper that people are now looking ...
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More Functionality = Less Frustration

More Functionality = Less Frustration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSkpdPdG8M4Look from my experience, It's all about functionality and efficiency when it comes to systems.And research shows that over 80% ...
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Functionality is no coincidence

Functionality is no coincidence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TtADATVaALet's talk about Functionality...One of my sayings is that Functionality Is No Coincidence.What do I mean by this?An Excel spreadsheet is not ...
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Excel In The 21st Century

Why are you still using Excel in the 21st Century? “Jürgen brings German precision and design to all of his solutions, and you can have ...
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One Of The Best Workflow Models I’ve Ever Seen

One Of The Best Models I've Ever Seen It’s not often that I write directly about a customer’s Excel model. Yet, in this case I need ...
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How To Grow Your Business And Protect The Downside!

Stable vs. Instable Growing your business and protecting the downside... Today, I want to talk about this situation... A lot of businesses come to me ...
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How Good Are Your Systems With Change

What am I looking out for when I'm investigating a client file There is a funny thing when it comes to Change.Each individual of us is ...
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Business Needs vs. Your Software

Needs Vs. Software Let's talk about one of my favorite drawing. I'm using this a lot! So the situation looks like this... You have a Need in ...
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End Of Financial Year

End Of Financial Year It's nearly 12 months again - the End of Financial Year is looming! You can tell about my accent that I'm German and ...
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How to estimate your risk when using Excel

How to estimate your risk when using Excel? We all know that there is an intrinsic risk in using Excel extensively in your business. Research shows ...
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