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Practical productivity apps that will improve your work-life balance – 2021

I recently had a conversation with a good friend of mine who works for a prominent professional services firm about time management. He is constantly amazed by how many hours in his...

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Microsoft Tips, Productivity

How to make beautiful and effective work presentations using transparent images

With your business presentations and SlideDocs, good content that you spent hours creating can easily be ruined by poor images. Articulating information effectively can be challenging, especially if you lack formal design skills...

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How to make an image transparent in PowerPoint

I was recently working on demo SlideDoc presentation for Astute Review and found myself wanting to make an image in my file transparent to call out text, which reminded me that this...

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Use Unsplash and Pexels to create beautiful PowerPoint slides for work

We’re all not blessed with an eye for design and let’s face it that’s probably partly why you are working in the industry that you’re in. Just because you’re not a designer...

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Modernize your PowerPoint presentations using the Zoom function

Whether you are working remotely or just looking to modernize your presentations, using Microsoft PowerPoint's new Zoom feature. It's an...

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5 common power mistakes to avoid
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Microsoft Tips, News

5 Common mistakes people make when creating a PowerPoint

You have been working tirelessly to get this work done for your client. Now is the time to present that work, how do you do that? Well obviously, with a PowerPoint....

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Creating better slide
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Microsoft Tips, News, Productivity

Creating better slide designs

We get it, when you give a presentation it is about the content. However, the format and design of that presentation goes a long way in showing authority on the subject,...

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Canva and PowerPoint
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Microsoft Tips, News, Productivity

How to use Canva with PowerPoint

Not blessed with that eye for design? Intimidated by Photoshop? You’re not alone and you are in luck. Canva is a great tool that lets even the most design-challenged individuals create...

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It’s finally here, and it’s a game changer

Microsoft has recently updated the way users can collaborate in real-time, directly from their individual computers. You read that right, work with your teams from the computer versions of Excel,...

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Manage Version Control with OneDrive

At my last job, prior to starting Astute Review, managing document version control was a constant pain for me on a daily basis. A seemingly simple task, like determining where the most recent file...

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