THE BLOGLea's latest musings on data presentation, visualization, and analytics.
As a data storyteller, one of my favorite passions is…wait for it…to tell stories. Didn’t see that one coming, right??Well, I have a story for you today that you might find interesting, surprising, and hopefully, inspiring.I was recently reminiscing about a keynote I...read more
Trust. Trust is a tricky character. We all want people to give us theirs, and yet we are super wary of giving it out ourselves. In family, in love, and of course, in business. Earning the trust of others as a data analyst is a tall order. Trust is an ephemeral entity...read more
This episode’s guest is is a well-aged interview that I’ve been saving up for a special occasion. She is an invaluable resource to the aspiring TED- community, and I believe can bring amazing value to this ana-presen-visualization tribe. Sally Koering Zimney is a pro...read more
This episodes esteemed guest is an economist by training, but over the last 5 years, he’s worked hard to communicate his research in better ways and to help others do the same. Jonathan Schwabish is the author of the popular data viz blog PolicyViz, his wonderful...read more
This episode’s guest is a global household name for bringing a touch of zen to your presentations.
Garr Reynolds is the Elvis Presley of the presentation world, a popular speaker, and the author of the award-winning and best-selling presentation book, Presentation Zen, which is considered by many to be the bible of stellar presenting.
Garr’s contribution has been a pivotal force in my entire presentation career and philosophy and it was an honor and privilege
This episode's guest is best known for equipping analysts with Google Analytics firepower. Justin Cutroni is the Analytics Advocate at Google and works with educational teams to drive content strategy, product teams to provide real-user feedback and sales and...read more
This episode's guest is best known for making data storytelling more than a flashy catch phrase in organizations across the country. Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic has always had a penchant for turning data into pictures and stories. She’s honed her data visualization skills...read more
This episode's guests are best known for transforming Google Analytics groupies into insanely skilled measure rock stars. Feras Alhlou and Eric Fettman are the brain trust behind the company E-Nor, and one of my favorite Google Analytics blogs. They focus on providing...read more
This episode’s guests are on a mission to create data-savvy organizations by improving the dialogue between analyst and stakeholder. Zach and Chris Gemignani are the brain trust behind Juice Analytics, a company dedicated to helping organizations learn the language of...read more
This episode’s guest is on a mission to turn your boring product demonstration into a unique benefits-driven selling experience for technology vendors. Oscar Santolalla of the Time to Shine Podcast is an engineer turned public speaking trainer who happens to excel at...read more
The Sinister Role of the Presentation Handout Here's a bold statement: I believe that the printable presentation handout is the root cause of why audiences around the world are falling asleep during presentation meetings. Don't believe me? Consider the following:...read more
Today’s guest works harder than anyone I know to create super useful analytics content and resources for our industry. Depth of Knowledge. The Periodic Table of Google Analytics. The Jumpstart Podcast. These are all gifts created by Google Analytics / PPC guru & dear...read more
February 29th, 2016. Leap Day has the dubious distinction as a date; it is often associated with either a way to procrastinate on your taxes or annoyed children who happened to be born on this date. For me, Leap Day has historically represented, well, nothing. They’ve...read more