People & Websites that Helped me in 2011 [Thank you message]
2011 has been the most awesome year since we started Chandoo.org.
Without doubt, the credit goes to our community – that is you.
I feel very fortunate to have you in our community. You inspire me to learn & share. I know I said this several times, but everytime, I feel like I have not done enough. Thank you so very much.
Apart from our little community, I feel thankful to many others, who have helped me through out 2011 to make you awesome in Excel. In this post, I am highlighting them & expressing my gratitude.
People who helped me in 2011:
Teachers & Gurus:
Running a business, website & family requires a lot of motivation, fresh ideas & learning. Thanks to several wonderful teachers & inspiring individuals who gave me the strength I need this year.
Excel & Visualization Teachers:
Business & Motivation
This year, I had the fortune of reading several inspiring, life changing books. Thank you so much to these wonderful authors.
- Napolean Hill Think & Grow Rich
- Jim Collins Good to Great
- Tim Ferris 4 Hour Workweek
- Thomas Stanley & William Danko Millionaire Next Door
- Michael Gerber E-myth Revisited
- John Walkenbach Excel 2010 Power Programming & Excel 2010 Bible
- Barbara Demick Nothing to Envy
And many other…
Note: All the book links to Amazon are affiliate links. That means, if you purchase something after clicking on them, I get a few cents 🙂
Affiliates & Partners
To make Chandoo.org successful, I collaborate with many great minds in this industry. These are remarkable people who enjoy my success as much they enjoy theirs’. Some of these remarkable people are,
Special thanks to Guru & IIPD team in Maldives, SHRI Academy in Singapore for helping me in my international workshops. Also, Thanks to Prof. Henrik from Aalborg University (Denmark) for having his entire class sign-up for Excel School. Thanks to ActiKnow consulting for helping me with some of the consulting work.
Customers & Readers
This year, more than 4,000 of you blessed me with your product purchases from Chandoo.org. More than 34,000 of you are now part of our RSS / Newsletter community. Many more continue to join us each day. Thank you so much for inviting me in to your life & taking time to learn from me.
I am also thankful to our Excel forum members. This year, many more of you have become regulars and shared your knowledge with all of us. Fred, Narayank, Hui, Vijay, Luke, asa, SirBJ, oldchippy, prasaddn, Indian & many others continue to be active and selfless. Thank you.
I could not have many of the things I did this year with out help of my lovely staff. Thanks to,
- Ravindra: for helping with various training enrollments, emails & customer service
- Vijay: for teaching VBA
- Sameer: for answering student doubts in training programs
- Chittibadrayya: for taking care of all the book-keeping & accounting aspect of our business
Websites & Companies that helped me in 2011
I am thankful to Microsoft for making Excel so awesome.
I am also thankful to,
There are many other software, companies and websites that help me every day. I am really thankful to each and every one of these.
Last but not least…,
Many thanks to my lovely family. With out you, none of this matters. Your love, laughter, kindness & support is invaluable.
PS: Here is one last Excel tip for this year. Open Excel, go to A1 and type,
=UPPER( MID(ADDRESS(1,2^4*3*11),2,2) & BIN2HEX(1010) & CHAR(DEGREES(ASIN(1))+20) & MID(ADDRESS(1,BIN2DEC(100110111)),2,2) & CHAR(REPT("1",3)) & CHAR(6^2+9^2) )
and press enter to see what I mean 🙂
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