Excel is the best tool for analyzing data. But Excel is for calculation, not communication. When it comes to communicating the results of our analysis, we need to create a presentation. If the presentation is effective, executives notice us and our career accelerates because communication is one of the top skills cited as necessary for progressing into senior roles. In the past, I offered an ebook with tips and techniques on using Excel data in PowerPoint. It is hard to update an ebook and send it out regularly, so I have switched to a comprehensive web page which gives you my latest ideas. Click here to get the latest information.
Dave Paradi has over twenty years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written nine books and over 100 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don’t overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of less than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel and PowerPoint communities. He regularly presents highly rated sessions at national and regional conferences of financial professionals.