Tag Archives: graphs

Obama’s speech…one small steps for slides

In a previous post I blogged about President Obama’s State of the Union speech, where he actually used SLIDES! On one hand, I think it improved his presentation. The promises he was making were clear for the world to see. … Continue reading

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Copying and pasting Excel graphs

When you copy a graph from Excel, don’t just paste it into the slide using Control-V. This will paste it as a graph still linked to the original data. If you change or delete the original data, even accidentally, the … Continue reading

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Changing Excel chart defaults

Here’s a neat trick that will save you time and frustration when creating charts – save your charts as templates and re-use the settings again in the future. On the left is an example of a chart using Excel’s defaults. … Continue reading

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Slide Makeover: pie chart into persuasion

We often produce slides with graphs but fail to communicate clearly because we focus on the data and not on the message. The data is not your message; it’s your proof. Here’s a slide makeover that turns a pie chart … Continue reading

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