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Leadership & Development - Strategic Thinking in Uncertain Times: Seeing and Acting with Clarity

DATE:  07/21/2020

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 5:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Toni Cooper, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator, Executive Leadership Coach, Zig Zigler Legacy Certified Speaker

Uncertainty breeds confusion, and confusion stands in the way of making the kinds of strategic decisions that will drive yourself, your team, and your organization forward through the winds of great change. How do you free your mind and create an environment that fosters thinking with clarity? How do you confidently plan and execute for the future? Because, with all that is going on from every direction, right now is the perfect time to plan ahead and seize the opportunities that all this change presents to you. As a leader, you can ensure that your team is striving toward something with purpose that will benefit teammate and customer alike. They need to have buy in on the goals that need to be accomplished.

In this informative webinar, we will provide an overview of goal setting to help you get the buy-in you need to be the clear thinker in the eye of the storm, including:

  • Learning the critical competencies needed to navigate the process of strategic thinking for both your personal and professional development
  • Understanding the seven essential steps of goal setting
  • Embracing the strategic thinking process
  • Learning to lead by example


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    Tags: Leadership and Professional Development

  • Power BI, Part 1: Introduction to the World of Data Visualization

    DATE:  07/22/2020

    TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 5:00 pm GMT

    PRESENTER:  Eric Shatterfield, New Horizons Instructor

    In the ever-evolving world of modern business, the demand for reports that visualize data in clear and compelling ways continues to skyrocket. For many, this means spending more hours on a spreadsheet trying to find the right chart to represent the data and then configuring the data to match the chart just to do it all over again next month.

    Enter Power BI, Microsoft’s next-generation reporting solution that takes your data visualization to the next level. Thanks to features such as Q&A and Quick Insights, Power BI empowers you to create charts, depict trends, and craft a visual narrative in a matter of minutes so you have more hours to spend elsewhere.

    To learn more, please join us on July 22 for the first in a two-part webinar series in which we will explore the wonderful world of Power BI and discover how it can revolutionize your reporting life.


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    Microsoft Excel: Preparing Data & Creating PivotTables

    DATE:  08/05/2020

    TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 5:00 pm GMT

    PRESENTER:  Tom Keen, New Horizons Instructor

    A PivotTable is a dynamic Excel data object that enables users to perform data analysis by reorganizing and summarizing data. Often you have data in multiple worksheets. In this webinar, you’ll see how to prepare data and create a PivotTable from multiple local data sources.


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    Tags: Microsoft Office|Excel

    Power BI, Part 2: Making Data Transformation a Breeze

    DATE:  08/19/2020

    TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 5:00 pm GMT

    PRESENTER:  Eric Shatterfield, New Horizons Instructor

    As the age of social media, Big Data, and the cloud continues to unfold, the various data sources that business users must weave together for reports is growing rapidly. Like many, you may find yourself having to tie data from Salesforce to Excel workbooks, CSVs to Access and SQL databases, or SurveyMonkey to data in Azure. This already-laborious process may only be further complicated by the fact that large portions of your data need to be trimmed, cleansed, wrangled, “macroed”, massaged, “VLOOKUPed”, and transformed before ever seeing the light of day.

    Thanks to Microsoft Power BI, you can finally start putting your data transformation woes to rest. With the help of the Power Query Editor, you can apply powerful cleansing and transforming actions with the click of a button and record every step in the process, all without ever having to write a line of code.

    Join us on August 19 for Part 2 in our Power BI webinar series in which we will explore just a few ways you can automate your ETL process with the Power Query Editor.


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