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Data Visualization Is the New PowerPoint

Data Visualization Is the New PowerPoint

Data visualization empowers every leader to take raw data and use it to inform thinking, strategy, and action. Technology typically takes complex and expensive things and makes them simple and affordable. Moreover, that is exactly the current state of data visualization tools today.

You have no excuse not to be on your journey to proficiency with a data visualization tool. It is really up to you and your willingness to push through the discomfort of learning something new and acquire an essential skill set for successfully leading to a dynamic and iterative business climate.

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How to handle mean people at the office

How to handle mean people at the office

Every office has at least one mean person. It sounds silly, but it’s true.

Mean people exist everywhere. It’s not just in an office setting. But there is something about office politics, the pressure to perform, and personal doubt that provide a fertile environment for mean people to thrive. Life is, after all, survival of the fittest, right?

Let’s define mean.

Mean people are not confrontational, direct communicators. The office is a melting pot of different personalities who must learn to get along. Some people are better at verbalizing their ideas than others. We all communicate in different ways and should learn how to best do that with a variety of people. (Note: This is the “magic” of management.)

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A visual guide to writing better emails

A visual guide to writing better emails

Like it or not, most people still manage life through their inbox. The ability to write clearly and effectively for this medium will ensure your comments are read, considered, and acted upon.

This is a compilation of 11 tactical ways to improve your email communication habits.

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