Communicating Data is About Handling Egos and Emotions
Learn how to communicate your data in a way that brings people into the conversation about the story you are telling. This article will help you learn how to answer tough questions and disruptive participants.
Five First Steps to Data Visualization
Before even beginning to format a graph, the question we need to ask first is not “how do we visualize data,” but “how do we find the story in the data?” The five steps outlined in this article will save you time and effort before you dive straight into design.
The Power of Asset Framing
The first step toward creating equitable outcomes for everyone is recognizing people as assets to their community. Learn more about this method of thinking, commonly known as “asset-framing,” by listening to Trabian Shorters share this approach in five one-minute videos.
Why “Know Your Audience” is Terrible Dataviz Advice -and What to Do Instead
Dig deeper into the common “know your audience” advice by really examining your many audiences, their level of expertise, their expectations, and more. Then learn how to translate this information into actionable steps that will make your data stand out.
Strategy Triage Tool
Many small and medium-sized nonprofits simply don’t have the bandwidth to do everything they want. This tool includes a worksheet and instructions for how to facilitate a group discussion to examine your resources and determine your organization’s realistic top priorities.