I just watched this excellent lecture about “The Myth of the Genius Programmer” — and yes, Excel users, you are programmers. One anecdote that really got me thinking is around the 14:45 mark. I found a copy of the anecdote online at The Happy Manager: Tom Watson Jr., CEO of IBM between 1956 and 1971, […]
That sounds like a cool radio program… but this site is featured, so you know that’s not the case. Feedspot.com has named this site a Top 40 Excel Blog! This is exciting – we are making wakes. This list has some bloggers you might know from the blog, and a few new names. Please, check them […]
They say the best way to learn something is to teach it. They also say the best way to teach something is to actually use it yourself. You may have noticed a slowing down in Excel-related posts lately. That is because for my current research projects I am rarely using Excel. I am finding it […]
I recently wrote a paper about Peter Drucker’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which led me to conclude that all management theory is a footnote to Drucker. Drucker writes far ahead of his time on topics from information technology to career management. Give it a read. One of my favorite quotes concerns the nature of “thinking big” in entrepreneurship: […]
What is the purpose of Excel forums and our online communities in general? How can questions and answers be communicated more effectively? What is the future of forums? Oz du Soleil is the host of the Excel on Fire YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/WalrusCandy) and a Microsoft Excel MVP.