How we manipulate data without even knowing

Even if you are keen to base your decision on solid data, or at least google results, you are most likely to make this mistake.
Our usual habit is to develop a quick opinion about something and then consciously search for the information, that supports our opinion.

How to explain it through the story

In September “Data Story” from Nancy Duarte became available for pre-order. Data storytelling book from the guru of slides and presentations!!!

I couldn’t wait.

In December it arrived to me from Amazon. New. With the paper smell of the unread pages. I jumped right into it.

Pie charts are evil! – avoid any charts with food in the name

Usually at my “Storytelling with Business Data” workshops audience splits into pie-chart-lovers (hopefully minority) and pie-chart-haters (hopefully majority). But it is hard to find a single person in the audience, who has never created a pie chart.

Pie chart is probably one of the most overused charts in data visualization history.

Why managers do not understand charts

I was meeting my friend and mentee Jan for a beer.

He was late.

I was worried.

Today he had his first presentation to management after he joined FP&A department in XXX corporation.