Leaning Forward

How to present data and keep people awake

July 19, 2021 Andrew Thorp Season 1 Episode 21
Leaning Forward
How to present data and keep people awake
Show Notes

Data is often presented in such a way that it gives PowerPoint a bad reputation! But it doesn't have to be this way. In this episode we look at how to bring numbers to life, drawing inspiration from books and talks where data is presented in novel and engaging ways.

Some references used:
Nancy Duarte's book 'Data Story'
Hans Rosling's book 'Factfulness'
'Freakonomics' by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
'A Short History of Nearly Everything' by Bill Bryson
TED talk by David Epstein
TED talk by Ionica Smeets

Featured guest podcast:
Storytelling with Puck

Show is hosted by Andrew Thorp, AKA 'The Multi-Story Man'.
Andrew is a professional speaker, trainer and consultant in the field of verbal communication and storytelling in the business world.

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