Category Archives for "Presentation Skills"

Connect Emotion and Analytics To Get Action and Impact

Charts , Dashboards , Presentation Skills

You can have great analysis and good answers, but if you can’t communicate and create action your work could be futile. I used to make presentations with the attitude, “Here’s the numbers. Here’s the decision I’d recommend. Questions?” That style doesn’t cut it if you want to make an impact. You have to connect the […]

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Easy and Awesome Infographics and Stock Photo Designer for Use with Excel and PowerPoint

Charts , Dashboards , Excel , Presentation Skills

For those of us who aren’t graphic designers, but need to create backgrounds, infographics or designs with stock photos, icons, and symbols, there’s a great free tool, www.canva.com. Canva.com gives us all drag-and-drop graphics, images, infographic design and access to 1,000,000 stock photos at almost zero costs. But, there are a few provisos… In the […]

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Telling the Story Behind Your Data – Awesome Videos with Hans Rosling

Charts , Dashboards , Excel , Metrics and Measures , Presentation Skills

If you want to make an impact, you have to put a gripping story behind your data. You can have earth shattering data, incredible statistical analysis, and even beautiful charts and visuals, but if you can’t put a gripping story behind it your audience won’t remember and won’t act. If you want to see how […]

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