Bon Voyage


American businesspeople are learning what their European counterparts have long known: the benefits of a holiday. In a recent study of 622 executives, the majority said that an annual vacation is essential for good job performance. A surprising 70% said they would turn down a 10% raise if it meant losing a week of paid vacation.

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Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts (Chicago), Spreadsheets to Sunshine: Executives on Vacation.

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Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.