Well before you chain yourself to your desk and try arm wrestling your PowerPoint tables and charts into shape, watch this interactive end of the year reporting webinar full of hacks, tips and tricks for fast tracking through these difficult object classes to get the data visualization you are aiming for. And start 2016 off with a few new tricks.
Taylor Croonquist, Nuts & Bolts Speed Training is back by popular demand to give us an hour full of fun and magic and he delivered an information-packed webinar featuring:
End of the Year Charting Tricks:
- Avoiding over labeling – getting more out of your data visualizations by doing less
- Defaulting your charts – how to set your formatting once and reuse it throughout your PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Excel models (one of the most underappreciated features of PowerPoint)
- Flipping your charts – don’t waste time rebuilding it in Excel, just flip your chart or filter it in PowerPoint
Creating totals on top of stacked column charts – your first step towards advanced charting techniques to build more accurate visualizations.
End of the Year Table Tricks:
- Creating Excel formatting within PowerPoint (double underlines within a cell and the accounting style formatting)
- Overcoming the 3 Phantom Spacing Menaces – the three invisible factors that affect how far you can customize your tables
- Boxing up your tables for rock solid layouts and why this works better.
Taylor Croonquist is the shortcut and productivity guru for Nuts and Bolts Speed Training company, which helps companies build better PowerPoint slides in shorter time frames. Hailing from the home of Microsoft and Starbucks, he came up with the “One Armed Mouse” technique in order to be able to combine these two passions: PowerPoint-ing with a coffee in one hand and a mouse in the other. For more information about the company’s services, visit nutsandboltsspeedtraining.com.