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Let me start by wishing you all a very happy holiday season and stellar start to 2023. Here is our annual holiday card.
[pictured left to right: Nishanth (son), Jo (wife), Nakshu (daughter) and Chandoo (me)]Continue »
On behalf of my family, our staff, volunteers & well-wishers, Let me wish you a very happy Christmas & prosperous new year 2022. Here is a small holiday card from Chandoo.org HQ.
About this year’s card: We went to the beautiful Queenstown this October to celebrate my 40th (XL Birthday!!!) and took this picture just before sunset. The kids are now taller than mum and as tall as me. We will be taking family pictures sitting down from now on, so that they don’t look like giants.Continue »
On behalf of my family, our staff, volunteers & well-wishers, Let me wish you a very happy Christmas & prosperous new year 2021. Here is a small holiday card from Chandoo.org HQ. The kids school had a cultural festival a month ago and we got this beautiful picture at a photo booth. So much better than timer controlled DSLR on dining table I must say.Continue »
Hello folks. 50% of 2020 is behind us. Let me share a few updates with you all. First check out this awesome double rainbow outside our house on 30th June. MVP I am thrilled and humbled to tell you that I have been re-awarded Microsoft MVP for 2020 year. This is my 12th year in […]Continue »
Hiya folks… Got an exciting news to share with you all. Over the weekend, my YouTube channel hit 50,000 subscriber milestone.
Thank you so much for making me a part of your journey to awesomeness.Continue »
How are you? I want to say hello and check in with you in these strange and scary times.Continue »
On behalf of my family, our staff, volunteers & well-wishers, Let me wish you a very happy Christmas & prosperous new year 2020. Here is a small holiday card from Chandoo.org HQ. This year, we have a new addition to our family – Excel, bichon-poodle puppy has been with us for a little over one month and already became a big part of our lives.Continue »
Hello readers, I have an exciting announcement for you.
I will be presenting at two events at London in April 2020. Please consider this my personal invitation and join me for Excel + Power BI fun.Continue »
Time for a personal + blog related update. Bring a cup of your favorite brew, sit back, relax and read on. Read about our 2 years in New Zealand, Excel School v2.0 and revised blogging schedule. Catch glimpses of our live in NZ too.Continue »
I wish you a merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2018. May your holidays be filled with joy, togetherness, celebrations and fulfillment. May your new year be filled with hope, energy and awesomeness.
I want to tell you how thankful I am for all your support in this year. Each time you click, visit, read, comment, share, view, listen, purchase, subscribe, follow, question, discuss or email, my heart is filled with gratitude and happiness. Thank you for all the love and support. 2017 has been another amazing year in Chandoo.org journey and I owe this to you.Continue »
Time for a quick residential break from all the Excel awesomeness. I have an exciting news to share with you all.
We have a home in New Zealand.
In the middle of 2016, we moved to New Zealand. We have been living in windy, lovely and beautiful Wellington ever since. After renting a house and sampling life in NZ, we decided to call it home for next few years. The next natural step is to purchase a home and move in.Continue »
A big, warm & pleasant hello to you.
I wish you a merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2017. May your holidays be filled with joy, togetherness, celebrations and fulfillment. May your new year be filled with hope, energy and awesomeness.
I want to tell you how thankful I am for all your support in this year. Every time you visit our website, read an article, leave a comment, enroll in a course, purchase a product, read one of my books, listen to a podcast episode, watch a video or tell your friends about Chandoo.org, I feel nothing but gratitude, thankfulness and amazement. 2016 has been a remarkable year in our journey and I owe this to you and your support.Continue »
So we moved to Wellington, New Zealand few weeks back (on 17th of July 2016, to be precise). After spending first 3 weeks in Jeff’s house and a hotel, we moved in to our rental home over the weekend (on 6th of August). Around the same time, the worst of Wellington winter waved welcome to us. We quickly learned how to stay warm indoors (layers, hot water bottles, rugs and more layers). Kids started going to school few days back and they are loving it. I bought a bike and managed to go out on few rides on the hilly roads of Wellington and found a strange for sale sign too.
Anyhow, Since we didn’t have internet connection until today, I thought I will start by sharing a few Excel links with you. Check them out to get your fix of spreadsheets.
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Time for a quick personal update. We (Jo, kids & I) are moving to New Zealand on July 15th. We are going to Wellington and will be living there for next 2 years. New Zealand…Really? Why? How? To understand that, we need to go back in time, to EDATE(TODAY(), -75). In April 2010, I moved back to […]Continue »
2015 has been the most awesome year since starting Chandoo.org Thank you so much for making it happen. This year, more than 11 million people visited our site (up 8%), learned something and took first step to become awesome in their work. 2015 has been an amazing journey, thanks to all your visits, listens, purchases, […]Continue »