Posts Categorized: Tips

Excel 103: How to Do Annotating in Excel

Excel 103: How to Do Annotating in Excel

Reports should be concise, clear, and pretty. One big way to help your reports be more clear is to label them clearly. Some simple tricks like adding a comment box next to a chart can really help draw in the untrained-data-eye. This is especially important when you have CEOs who hate looking at spreadsheets and… Read more »

101 Wednesday: Conditional Formatting in Excel Recap

101 Wednesday: Conditional Formatting in Excel Recap

Formatting in Excel has always been a major point of focus in our 101 Wednesdays Google+ Hangouts. Our latest wasno different. It’s pretty much the Cushing way to focus on making data pretty. It just so happens that we, and you, can use  pretty colors and icons to quickly show how well data is doing… Read more »

What Content Marketers Can Learn From Snipers

I was born a gun nut. My dad, his dad and my mom’s dad were all great shots, and I grew up in a house full of long guns. Hunting and shooting were a part of life. As a kid, nothing lit a fire under me more than bass fishing, plinking or reading science-related books…. Read more »

Please Don’t Share Suckiness, Quality Matters

The biggest problem I have with social sharing is the suckiness I see on a daily basis. Nothing irritates me more than clicking on a link and seeing something that is rehashed content and/or something that offers no value <- these two things equal ‘suckiness’. If you are on social and your goal is get… Read more »