A few weeks ago I gave the keynote speech at the Alabama Power Foundation’s Elevate conference for several hundred of their grantees and partners. What a day! As part of the most-practical-keynote-you’ve-ever-heard emphasis, we included makeovers from the grantees’ real projects. In case it’s useful for my blog readers, I’m sharing one of those makeovers with you today.
Does your organization need to track how much money you’re making and spending? I see way too many Revenue and Expenses numbers gathering dust in hard-to-read pie charts. In this blog post, you’ll see how transforming your pie charts into a dashboard–built in good ol’ Microsoft Excel–can be more useful for your organization’s leaders.
A few weeks ago I was in Indianapolis with the juvenile detention alternatives initiative. This group wanted to graph: how many youth went to juvenile detention centers, by gender, and by quarter. I’ll walk you through how we did it.