The world's most_used spreadsheet shows up in such a wide variety of places that it's sometimes easy to forget just how much it can impact a business. Far beyond just tracking the bottom line, even a relatively straightforward business like an auto shop can find several uses for Microsoft Excel. Tracking the Bottom Line: Yes, it's true! You can put Excel to use by giving it your income and your outgo and having it chart your profits over time.
So here are seven ways to visualize your ideas _ your thoughts; what's in your head _ with PowerPoint (or similar) presentation software. Idea Concept Sketch _ Use PowerPoint shapes to sketch your idea. You can draw all kinds of figures and shapes, and add text, directional flow, highlights, and more with arrows and other shapes available in the "Insert Shapes" area. Circles, squares, lines, arrows, and the like can be combined to create drawings that, when grouped together, copied, and pasted as graphics, you can insert into documents, presentations, email and texts or post to social media.