Presenting the income or P&L statement: Compare values to a common goal

You’ve analyzed the income and expenses and need to communicate important findings to the executives or Board. If you want to show how different regions, offices, etc. compare to the single goal set for all of them, this video shows you how to use a dashed line on a column chart to allow the viewers to quickly see which locations met or exceeded the goal and which ones did not.

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By Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi has over twenty-two years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written ten books and over 600 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 fewer than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams communities. His articles and videos on virtual presenting have been viewed over 1.2 million times and liked over 12,000 times on YouTube.