August 23

17: Dave Bruns of


17: Dave Bruns of

Dave Bruns of

Dave Bruns and his wife Lisa run the website  A site that was designed to give people answers to their questions so that they can be productive and get back to work.  He adds content to the site weekly.  The site is known for its training classes.  Dave has 4 training classes on the site as of this writing:

  • Excel 101 – will give you a solid introduction in just over an hour, complete with practice worksheets.
  • Core Excel – will teach you how to use a spreadsheet with ease and confidence
  • Core Pivot – step-by-step course that will teach you everything you need to know to use this very powerful tool
  • Conditional Formatting – show you how to use conditional formatting communicate key insights with clarity and impact

Minimalist Guide to Excel Functions

Dave also discusses a portion of his site dedicated to making functions simple by breaking them down and seeing which functions accept which arguments.  And which arguments are optional and which are required.


Excel Shortcuts

The panel discusses shortcuts.  Are you good at them?  Do you use them?  How do you use the finite space in your mind?  Do you fill it up with shortcuts?  The panel discusses the topic.

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About the Author

I am the Director of Business Intelligence at a Consulting Firm and am responsible for leading reporting and analytics deployments. I am also a Founder at Excel TV and am dedicated to making this community a home base for Excel users. A place where experts share strategies to Cleanse, Automate and Visualize data.

Rick Grantham

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