How to Visualize Workshop Evaluation Results

I give dozens of workshops, webinars, and conference keynotes each year. Which means I receive dozens of evaluation surveys each year. After my sessions, the clients who sponsored the workshop ask their participants to rate my session and often times a software program automatically compiles the results. I’m grateful for this automated reporting technology. But, at the same time, survey scanning tools drive me crazy.
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What Type of Handouts Will Accompany Your Presentation?

Oct 20th, 2015 / Presentations
Some of you are responsible for writing formal reports for external audiences, and all the dissemination strategies that go along with formal reports, like press releases and transmittal letters. And some of you are responsible for sharing information with internal audiences, which typically happens in a less formal setting, like a verbal presentation. One question we all have to ask ourselves: what type of handout will accompany my presentation?
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Developing a One-Page Annual Report

Dec 23rd, 2014 / Reports
At a recent Board of Directors meeting: “I think I’ll design a one-page annual report for the Washington Evaluators!” What seems like a simple idea is in actuality many steps and drafts.
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The Data Visualization Design Process: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

May 1st, 2014 / Data Visualization
Visualizing numbers in charts, graphs, dashboards, and infographics is one of the most powerful strategies for getting your numbers out of your spreadsheets and into real-world conversations. But it can be overwhelming to get started with data visualization. In this step-by-step data visualization guide for beginners, I’ll walk you through the data visualization design process so that you can transform your spreadsheets into stories.
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