How to Consolidate Redundant Tables and Graphs

We’ve all encountered redundant tables and graphs: You see a table. And then you see a graph nearby. You scan the table, and then you scan the graph, and then you scan the table again, zig-zagging your eyes around the screen and trying to figure out whether the table and graph are telling you the same information or whether they’re about two different topics entirely. Redundancies steal precious time from our days and force us to read two visuals instead of one—the table and the graph—when all we need is a single well-designed graph.
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How to Declutter Your Cluttered Stacked Bars

I have a love-hate relationship with stacked bars charts. They’re a great way to show part-to-whole patterns (like an easier-to-read pie chart). But, like pie charts, they feel overwhelming once we add a bunch of different categories. Are they the worst chart of all time? Perhaps. Here’s how to make stacked bar charts more bearable.
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How to Transform Your Slideshow’s Bullet Points into Images

Jul 24th, 2018 / Presentations
A few weeks ago, I showed you how to transform allllllllll of your presentation’s information into just a few main chunks. You can visually chunk information by creating divider slides and by using consistent colors and icons. This post focuses on body slides. In particular, I’ll provide a few examples of how you can transform a list of bullet points into visuals.
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