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I have been working with Power BI pretty much since it was released and while there were not too many resources available back then, this has changed dramatically. Here I try to give a consolidated overview of those that I find most useful. Let me know, if you have any …

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If you are working with DAX and do more than single line statements, you will frequently find yourself wishing for a powerful editor with proper syntax highlighting. Below I explain how to use Notepad++ for that purpose. While I use DAX mostly in Power BI, it of course works just …

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During the past almost three decades I certainly booked hundreds of flights without any problems. This changed last week. Read how an ordinary trip turned extraordinary – and not in a good way.…

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I will just go ahead and assume that nobody demotivates his employees or team members on purpose. At the same time not each and every person with some kind of people responsibility can be completely incompetent in leading these people. And yet, motivation drains away almost everywhere one looks.

This …

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This Insight has been on my mind (and in my drafts) for several months. Partly because I was busy withother things, but mostly because I was trying to identify the best suited criteria for creating a model, which is fair, flexible and understandable. You can find the results below.…

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Loosely related to my earlier article about performance reviews this is about the challenge of distributing a bonus to multiple team members. It is not practical to instigate an individual performance review with each of them, so an alternative approach is called for. Below I provide my thoughts on this.…

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It is about time to do so and hardly anybody does anymore. What’s wrong with people anyway? Punctuality seems to be a forgotten virtue – it sure is a neglected one.…

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