What is the Grid?

Is it some type of matrix?

One of my favorite movies is The Matrix. Even though it is kinda old at this point, there are many parallels to the Excel grid and lessons we can learn from our hero Neo.

In this video:

  • Meet Thomas Anderson, computer programmer who uses the hacker alias Neo
  • Hero's journey
  • Neo reaches his potential
  • Lessons, analysis, and applications

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  1. Tom Ulrich on April 29, 2021 at 6:39 am


    Very thought provoking video covering topics beyond Excel. The discussion regarding taking time to have time was great.

  2. Kerry Mccarthy on April 29, 2021 at 6:40 am

    Really enjoy your videos especially being lazy. That video pointed out my own biggest down falls creating reports that ended up just creating another project weekly/monthly for myself. Taking my 40 hour week to 50 then 60 I so related. My new mindset is to be lazy. Produce quality useful reports by mastering the excel tools that will help me achieve that in less time. Now revisiting the additional reports to make sure new management is utilizing them or are they now just another file overlooked taking up space. Thank you,

  3. Kenton on April 30, 2021 at 1:19 am

    Excellent job, well done Jeff!

  4. Gary Kendrick on May 1, 2021 at 8:45 am

    Great analogy. Very thought provoking.