Remember your student times? It’s been over a decade for me, but I still recall this wonderful period of my life. Nowadays students have a pretty busy schedule. Besides classes, exams, projects, they are often involved in a part-time work. Thus, keeping focus, planning and managing time is crucial new skill they want to handle.
As the end of the year is approaching, you may be involved in preparing a business review presentation. Here’re some simple tips how to make it visually attractive. How to make financial results more interesting, inspirations for showing sales, production, accounting data and other KPIs in eye-catching visual form. I was involved in a bunch of such presentations. They were usually prepared for the board report meetings or company year-end party. A CEO presented what happened over the year if the yearly goals have been met. Sometimes every department contributed – showing sales statistics, marketing campaigns summary, production numbers. Accounting guys presented a financial outlook if the revenue will reach […]
Here’s an example of how our icons were applied for a presentation made in Apple Keynote. The presentation gives simple hints how to plan six months ahead of your business.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. Tony Robbins Today I want to help you to stay focused on your objectives and how you can help your team to stay focused on what is important for you.
Here’s a simple diagram sketch of Seth Godin’s blog “Even better than an app?”.
Time for another diagram visualization example. Last year I was co-organizing a networking event of engineering student organization I used to be part of. We came up with nice goal statement written in a few sentences. I though it’d be nice to visualize these goals, so they’d be more eye-catching. Here is what I came up with:
Illustrating main message of Seth Godin’s blog post “Every successful case is a special case” or how you can present a success. Visualisation made in PowerPoint. Design elements from: www.InfoDiagram.com How I designed it? When reading and analyzing the Seth’s blog, I noticed that intersection of various business types is a key message here, worth to underline by visualization. Well, good old Venn diagram is ideal for this purpose – showing an intersection. I played a bit with ways showing “difference”. I tried to use different shapes and different colors (one at a time, to keep consistency): However, the result looked too heavy, too complex to read fast. So I finally selected the […]