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Storytelling with data : let's practice! / Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic ; illustrated by Catherine Madden.

By: Knaflic, Cole Nussbaumer [author.].
Contributor(s): Madden, Cathy [illustrator.].
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020]Description: xvi, 427 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781119621492; 1119621496.Other title: Let us practice!.Subject(s): Information visualization -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Business communication | Computer graphics | Business presentations | General | Business communication | Business presentations | Computer graphics | Information visualization | GeneralGenre/Form: Handbooks and manuals.DDC classification: 001.4/226 LOC classification: QA76.9.I52 | K65 2020
Contents:
Understand the context -- Choose an effective visual -- Identify and eliminate clutter -- Focus attention -- Think like a designer -- Tell a story -- Practice more with Cole -- Practice more on your own -- Practice more at work -- Closing words.
Summary: "Influence action through data! This is not a book. It is a one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience through which you can become--or teach others to be--a powerful data storyteller. Let's practice! helps you build confidence and credibility to create graphs and visualizations that make sense and weave them into action-inspiring stories. Expanding upon best seller storytelling with data's foundational lessons, Let's practice! delivers fresh content, a plethora of new examples, and over 100 hands-on exercises. Author and data storytelling maven Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic guides you along the path to hone core skills and become a well-practiced data communicator. Each chapter includes: Practice with Cole-exercises based on real-world examples first posed for you to consider and solve, followed by detailed step-by-step illustration and explanation; Practice on your own-thought-provoking questions and even more exercises to be assigned or worked through individually, without prescribed solutions; Practice at work-practical guidance and hands-on exercises for applying storytelling with data lessons on the job, including instruction on when and how to solicit useful feedback and refine for greater impact. The lessons and exercises found within this comprehensive guide will empower you to master--or develop in others--data storytelling skills and transition your work from acceptable to exceptional. By investing in these skills for ourselves and our teams, we can all tell inspiring and influential data stories!" -- Provided by publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2020 New Titles | Presentation and Communication Skills
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Includes index.

Understand the context -- Choose an effective visual -- Identify and eliminate clutter -- Focus attention -- Think like a designer -- Tell a story -- Practice more with Cole -- Practice more on your own -- Practice more at work -- Closing words.

"Influence action through data! This is not a book. It is a one-of-a-kind immersive learning experience through which you can become--or teach others to be--a powerful data storyteller. Let's practice! helps you build confidence and credibility to create graphs and visualizations that make sense and weave them into action-inspiring stories. Expanding upon best seller storytelling with data's foundational lessons, Let's practice! delivers fresh content, a plethora of new examples, and over 100 hands-on exercises. Author and data storytelling maven Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic guides you along the path to hone core skills and become a well-practiced data communicator. Each chapter includes: Practice with Cole-exercises based on real-world examples first posed for you to consider and solve, followed by detailed step-by-step illustration and explanation; Practice on your own-thought-provoking questions and even more exercises to be assigned or worked through individually, without prescribed solutions; Practice at work-practical guidance and hands-on exercises for applying storytelling with data lessons on the job, including instruction on when and how to solicit useful feedback and refine for greater impact. The lessons and exercises found within this comprehensive guide will empower you to master--or develop in others--data storytelling skills and transition your work from acceptable to exceptional. By investing in these skills for ourselves and our teams, we can all tell inspiring and influential data stories!" -- Provided by publisher.

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