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 confidence that the solution he develops is accurate and commercially robust. He has excellent communication skills and can work easily with you and your team.” Ron Wood, Founder and Director […]
Workbench vs. Financial Model
Workbench vs. Financial Model Over the long weekend my adult son and I started to build a workbench in our garage. We really started from a simple design idea and then put together the components. Cut the wood for the legs and screwed the frame together. Of course, we also need to buy some of large […]
How good are your quote templates?
How Good Are Your Quote Templates? Is this you? Do you use quote templates in your business solutions? When it comes to quote templates, I see three major problems every time within the client’s situation. The first big problem is that oftentimes the quote templates are needing too much time to fill in a quote because the repository […]
Does Excel put your business at risk?
Does Excel put your business at risk? maybe this question is a bit blunt. Just think about it. You might say, we don’t even use Excel – and that is fine too. And if you do please consider this: More than 80% of all spreadsheets are either faulty or not adequate for the job. And […]
Are Quote Templates slowing down your sales?
Are Quote Templates slowing down your sales? Quite a few clients coming to me worried or complaining about their Quote Templates. These have been built in Excel, they are relatively easy to use and they are transportable. Meaning your sales rep does not need to have access to your SAP, Oracle or JDE database. She […]
Happy New Year and Welcome to 2019!
Happy New Year and Welcome to 2019! We are at the beginning of an remarkable year! Now is the time to look into productivity and make those changes you always wanted to do… Productivity… What is worth to you? One of the many beautiful things about consulting to my clients is to experience and help with […]
What is your ROI on your Quote Templates?
What is your ROI on your Quote Templates? Does your Quote Template generate a healthy profit for you? Hi there, today I want to talk about Quote templates and what they can do for you. A couple of years back a client of mine wanted to create a Quote Template which should serve multiple purposes. […]
Imagining the outcome – let your imagination run wild…
Imagining the outcome – let your imagination run wild… One of the many beautiful things about consulting to my clients is to experience and help with the vast variety of productivity issues they are facing. As mention in my previous newsletter, Quote templates definitely play a significant part. And the situations where Sunken Costs – also mentioned in one of the previous newsletters – are […]
Is Excel to be made redundant in 2017?!
Is Excel to be made redundant in 2017?! Happy New Year to you and welcome to my first newsletter of the new year. Please, let me start with a reflection on the number 2017, which is a prime number. I’m always fascinated by prime numbers and throughout my whole life they’ve played a big part. […]