Painting with Numbers
Learn how to communicate better with numbers
Whether you are distributing a report or giving a presentation, you have a lot of numbers to present and only a few minutes to get your point across. Your audience is busy and has a short attention span. Don't let an amateur presentation bog you down, confuse your audience, and damage your credibility. Instead, learn how to present numerical information effectively--in the same way you learned how to speak or write. With Painting with Numbers, you'll discover how to present numbers clearly and effectively so your ideas and your presentation shine.
* Use the Arabic numeral system to your advantage master the use of layout and visual effects to communicate powerfully
* Understand how audiences process your information and how that affects your "personal brand image"
* Learn how to be perceived as a professional who truly understands the business concepts and issues underlying your numbers
* Use software tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, and graphs, efficiently and to drive home your point
Author Randall Bolten shares his decades of experience as a senior finance executive distilling complicated information into clear presentations, to help you make your numerical information more comprehensible, meaningful, and accessible. Painting with Numbers is brimming with hands-on advice, techniques, tools, rules, and guidelines for producing clear, attractive, and effective quantation (the word the author has coined for the skill of presenting numbers).