Data Storytelling : Why Do We Present Data Like A Maze?
As I am doing more and more work in Data Storytelling I am coming across examples that are demonstrative of the fact that ability to data storytell is still at its embryonic stages. Here are some of the slides I have worked on this week. Now, as soon your audience look at this, the feeling they get is very close to feeling…

Storytelling: Stories Hidden in The Data From Feedback Forms
I have written about my views on the obsession attached with collecting data on Feedback Forms for workshops, seminars and trainings in the past. But as I am reading and understanding more about Feedback I am developing some insights. The trend has been to centralise and standardise systems, collecting data on metrics on feedback for workshops, trainings, seminars etc. This can be…

Storytelling: Taking You In To Familiar Experiences
There is senior management meeting coming up and a fairly strong presenter has been chosen to lead the presentation. A day before the presentation I am sitting with the entire team who is responsible for managing the upcoming presentation to the management The presentation serves the purpose of making a case on why the organisation needs to curate a Change Story for…

Effort is Not for Sale
I am watching a video of Devon Bieling a young woman from Atlanta who rolls her way past the finish line after collapsing just 12 yards before finishing Tunnel Vision Marathon in North Bend, Washington. As I watch this video I am thinking of a word, Effort. Effort is a meaningful word with hardly any thought given to it in our privileged…

Storytelling: What do small businesses that became big have in common?
+These are some small businesses that became big and they have somethings in common. Built into thier  marketing is a promise: a promise that you’ll deliver something desirable. And your customers often pay with their attention, trust, or credit cards before they know for sure if your product or service is what they need or want. Sometimes this promise is stated to…