Tip #677: Getting Over Excel Phobia

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“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

When I was in high school, I took a statistics class that, to this day, has left me in abject terror whenever I am faced with anything related to statistics.

Our teacher decided that since we were an “honors” class, the best way for us to learn statistics was to find the errors in a statistics book. It didn’t work, for obvious reasons. If you don’t know what you are supposed to be looking at, how can you tell if it’s wrong?

That teacher left the school … Read the rest