How to Create a Great Graphs for Presentations

Great post today by Seth Godin on “The Three Laws of Great Graphs.”

I particularly like the notion that any graph should tell a single simple story.  Introduce the slide by telling the story in a single sentence. For example, “Our costs are going through the roof.” Or, “Our competitors are making inroads in the southeast.”

Once you tell the story of the slide, then you can go to the slide itself and discuss details.

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