Love him or hate him, his latest speech is a masterclass in influence. And is Boris the only politician in the World who can pull it off this technique❓Imagine if finance had written it…   “In 2019 we traded £2.4 billion with Australia with average tariffs of 6.66%. A new bi-partisan deal will generate 5.5%…

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Imagine if finance had written JFK’s speech… “We choose to travel 238,855 miles at 25,000 miles per hour to the second densest known satellite with   which we are in synchronous rotation” Inspired? Me neither. He actually said: “We choose to go to the moon” We’ll show you and your team how to turn data…

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Email is great for admin. It is terrible for all the things a FD or CFO wants to do: ❌ Building relationships ❌ Influencing people ❌ Communicating so people listen & act ❌ Focussing on the most important things ❌ Being efficient and getting things done ➡️ So if you want to become a CFO…

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Ask any marketeer and they’ll tell you the worst way to bring numbers to life…is to use a table of numbers. Why? Any more than a handful of numbers creates immediate noise and potential confusion. Too many numbers means your key message is diluted or even lost. Many people are intimidated, put off, or just…

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Improve your finance reports and presentations with these 5 charts.. Ask any marketeer and they’ll tell you the worst way to bring numbers to life…is to use a table of numbers. Why? Any more than a handful of numbers creates immediate noise and potential confusion. Too many numbers means your key message is diluted or…

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What’s the best way to bring variances to budget to life? Stop using boring tables of numbers and try this instead… My favourite finance chart is simple text, click here’s for that video. My second favourite chart is the gap chart. I think it’s the best way to show gaps to budget, target, and last…

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Did you know there were 3 ways to present the exact same number? The one you pick is more important than you think… £30m This round number is great for impact and simplicity, but it could look like you made it up. So you’re more likely to be challenged on it. £31.23m This doesn’t quite…

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