Excuse the pun -- it was too hard to resist! However, here is a truly valuable set of resources for those of us who spend way too much time hunched over Excel spreadsheets, crunching data and information. PowerPoint and Excel are easily Microsoft's two biggest gifts to the business community. PowerPoint is relatively easy to master. With Excel, however, the learning can go on for a very long time. A true Excel power user is, in fact, a programmer with the ability to use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and ODBC to extend Excel's behavior and connect to external data sources respectively. Use these resources to increase your command on Excel.