Initialize List Values on Edit in SharePoint Online

SharePoint 365/Online includes out-of-the-box (OOTB) functionality for setting list defaults, and even let’s you use Excel-like formulas to add some customability. But of course there’s limitations, and in those cases, we can turn to custom JavaScript code. I recently got a request to set a list column value to the initials of the current user,… Continue reading Initialize List Values on Edit in SharePoint Online

Entrepreneurship · Ideas · Knowledge · Leadership · Professional Development · Sales · Selling Yourself

The Business Mentor Spectrum

On one end are the people I admire most: visionary creators with values that choose to share their philosophy, approach, and life lessons with the world. Think: Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Warren Buffet Down the line are visionaries that don’t actually create much, like James Altuchter and Tim Ferriss, both who I admire greatly,… Continue reading The Business Mentor Spectrum


Open a Filtered List from a List in SharePoint Online

This post covers how to open a list, with filtering, from another list, in SharePoint Online. This could be useful in any situation where you have a list of information related to another list, and want the user to be able to easily access that second list. The functionality I’m describing will become more apparent… Continue reading Open a Filtered List from a List in SharePoint Online

Ideas · Selling Yourself

The Presentation Guru: Nancy Duarte

Nancy Duarte is the CEO of Duarte Design, a design firm specializing in next-level presentations. She was recently on the Art of Charm podcast where she caught my attention. I’ve been looking for a way to better structure my sales presentations, and to make them more compelling. Her ideas are summed up nicely in her TED talk.… Continue reading The Presentation Guru: Nancy Duarte