Today, I want you to "meet" Septima Clark. When I think about bad ass, behind the scenes, stalwart, visionary, get-shit-done program and operations leaders from freedom movements of the 1960's, I think of her. Part two in my "Civil Writes" series.
What to do when you find data discrepancies?! I kinda felt like I did 6 loads of laundry, came out with socks I didn't even know I had, and then figured out how to match them up. Also, Spongebob, Rubix Cubes, and pivot tables.
Like a coffee filter, the filter functions that I'm writing about today help us get to the very essence of our data. Read on for examples of filtering and summarizing a complex dataset, informed by a recent consulting project for an emergency homeless shelter.
TL;DR... Sign up for an upcoming course, no wait, an experience, with my spreadsheet soulmate Emily! You'll learn how and why to organize your tech workspaces so that you can shut down your computer every night in peace. Plus, you'll get to join a supportive, like-minded cohort with personal coaching from Emily.
His is a story of spreadsheet skill badassery, deep commitment to relationship, earning a reputation of showing up when it counts, and long-term, follow-through solidarity that lights my fire. An ESSAY about social movements, pro wrestling, and spreadsheet superstars.
This Joni Mitchell + Brandi Carlisle + Zadie Smith + plastic suitcases full of beads + cloud-anatomy + data lovin' babe is living her best life, moving data between sandboxes and more! Cheers to THAT!
Need to maintain multiple views of the same data? Learn about my "Filter Square Mindset" of applying Filter Views rather than Filters in Google Sheets! Plus, gifs, cartoons, puns, and more!
What's out there in the land beyond Salesforce? Turns out, quite a lot! Keep reading for musings on open source technology and a PG-13 meme.
Getting ready for your Q4 fundraising phone-a-thons? Follow these simple steps in Excel or Google Sheets to format your phone numbers for optimum ease!
What's the best way to use a database for distributed organizing? Can Salesforce even do this? Plus, beautiful, custom watercolor illustrations from the one and only Katie Blanchard.