Harnessing the Power of Microsoft Word, Part 3: Creating Paragraph & Character Styles

Harnessing the Power of Microsoft Word, Part 3: Creating Paragraph & Character Styles

Blog Barista: Jessica Davis | October 24, 2019 | Productivity | Brew time: 15 min
Welcome to Part 3 of the Harnessing the Power of Microsoft Word series. In the last post, I covered how to create and access templates. Today’s post will walk you through paragraph and character styles. Although you can use these concepts at the document level, defining styles in your templates will make them…

Recognizing & Embracing Team Differences

Recognizing & Embracing Team Differences

Factors You Should Be Aware of to Ensure Project Success
Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Oct 16, 2019 | Project Management | Brew time: 5 min
Project managers tend to be structured, organized, and process oriented. This is a good thing. Unfortunately for project managers, not everyone on a project is this way. Usually, people aren’t as manageable as a well-documented project plan…

Harnessing the Power of Microsoft Word, Part 1: Getting Started

Harnessing the Power of Microsoft Word, Part 1: Getting Started

Blog Barista: Jessica Davis | October 2, 2019 | Productivity | Brew time: 9 min
My job as a proposal manager requires me to use Microsoft Word every day, so perhaps that’s why it’s not surprising that I’ve become very familiar with all of Word’s functionality. What is surprising, however, is the number of people…

Management Musings from a Coder

Management Musings from a Coder

Advice for Creating Great Relationships Between Managers and Team Members
Blog Barista: Alex Morris | September 25, 2019 | Project Management | Brew time: 8 min
As a professional software developer for almost 20 years, I have had the privilege of working on many great projects with talented teams. I spent half of those years as a developer and I spent the other half in a team management capacity…

The Challenges of Being a Partner in a Small Company

The Challenges of Being a Partner in a Small Company

Blog Barista: John Leigh | Sept 11, 2019 | Business Practices | Brew time: 8 min
I have never viewed myself as a “boss.” Rather, I view myself as a “partner,” which is my title in reality. A partner and a boss are similar, but different. In my mind, a boss is a single owner of a business who is able to make their own decisions and then has to live with the rewards and impacts of those decisions…

Pin It on Pinterest