default, not your fault!

Today I wanted to focus on time-saving skills and tricks that will supercharge your spreadsheet powers and save you time.  Understanding and modifying Excel's "default settings" can get you well on your way to a spreadsheet that works for you, instead of the other way around.

much ado about nothing

Today's post is all about how to find empty cells in your spreadsheet.  You might be giving me a blank stare from behind your computer screen, but if I were you, I wouldn't a-void this post!  #PunsIntended  This post is chock-full of useful tips that you can apply to projects like data cleaning, volunteer on-boarding, and even getting better donation stats.

Predicting the future

Students in A's North Philly classroom are studying population growth. The problem?  The rate of population change has reached an inflection point so we can't really rely on the past to make a population growth model. In this post, a few perspectives on predicting the future, aka making population projections!