Showing a range of values; Slide Makeover #81

When presenters need to communicate a range of values, they usually use a table from a spreadsheet. The data is accurate, but it makes the audience do a lot of math to figure out the message. This slide makeover shows how you can use a trick in a stacked bar chart in Excel or PowerPoint to create a graph that visually shows the range of values.


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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 4.8 million times and liked over 17,000 times on YouTube.