Let’s Practice Storytelling with Data with Cole Knaflic’s Book

Dec 18, 201959 minutes


Today's guest is a woman who has had a formative impact on my journey and whose latest book is my new desktop Bible for data presentation.

Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic is the CEO and Founder of Storytelling with Data, a company providing workshops and presentations that teach the basics of data visualization and how to tell compelling stories with data through theory, practical application, and clearly articulated and demonstrated lessons.

She is the author of Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals and her newest book, Storytelling with Data: Let's Practice .

She is also the host of the Storytelling With Data podcast and this year, her company launched a Storytelling with Data community, an online community where you can practice in a low risk setting.

The community is highly engaging and members have the opportunity to give and receive feedback and engage in conversations with others.

In this episode, Cole shares the wisdom of her book which is packed with real-world data examples, business scenarios, and brainstorming exercises.

In This Episode, You'll Learn…

  • How Cole's passion for making meaning out of data came to be.
  • All about Cole's latest book, Storytelling with Data: Let's Practice .
  • The five-phase SWD storytelling model to nail your data stories every time
  • How to apply classical narrative structure in a business context
  • How to help your audience with transitions between the data they are familiar with and the data they need to know.

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