Archive for September, 2012

RGIII is 2.5x more powerful than Eli Manning

September 29, 2012 1 comment

Robert Griffin III

Now before you go on a rant or a flame war that would make ESPN blush, I’m not talking about the football teams, exactly.  I’m talking about their respective influence on the upcoming Presidential election.  Follow me here…

In the United States, the Presidential election is decided by the Electoral College (EC).  There are 538 total EC votes and a candidate has to win a majority (270) to win the election.  If you remember the 2000 Presidential Election, the Supreme Court decision was to decide the EC votes for Florida, which would decide the election even though Al Gore won the popular vote nationwide.  Each state/district gets a certain number of EC votes, loosely based on the % of population that lives in that state or district.  Read more…

Categories: Data 2 Insight

Giving Effective PowerPoint Presentations

September 26, 2012 Leave a comment

From Scott

I can’t stand poorly run meetings. However, there is one thing worse: a generic PowerPoint presentation.

You should be concerned only with one thing when presenting to an audience. That is “Has the audience come away from this with information that was in-line with the original point of the presentation?” If people leave your PowerPoint presentation armed with confusion and wonder, your presentation has failed. Read more…

Categories: Presenting Power

What A Recipe Doesn’t Say!

September 26, 2012 1 comment
Categories: Demonstrations

The Mystery of your Operations Difficulties

September 21, 2012 Leave a comment
Categories: Demonstrations
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