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Presenting Financials and Other Numbers So People Will Understand You: Painting with Numbers by Randall Bolten

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Index

A

Abbreviations

Accelerated compensation plans

Accounts

Accounting fraud

Accounting reports:

in presentations

units of measure on

Accounting systems:

complexities of, on Natural P&L statements

Natural P&L statements from

reconciling, with Natural P&L

Accuracy

of meaningful reports

perception of

precision vs.

Acronyms

Adjusted Gross Income (AGI):

defined

on income tax reports

trends in

Administrative efficiency

Alignment, of content See also Justification

Allen, Woody

Alphabetical ordering

Angled captions

Animation

Annie Hall

Aptitudes, skills vs.

Arabic numerals

Arguments, of functions

Aristotle

Array formulas

Arrows

Artwork

Ask the Audience tactic

Ask the Expert tactic

Assumptions, in models

Audience(s)

amount of data for

comfort with key indicators

consistency of quantation for

critical information for

deception of

defined

feedback from

of graphs

involving, in presentations

and mastery of quantation

meaningful and relevant numbers for

of Natural P&L statements

needs of

numerical literacy of

perception of, in quantation

of PowerPoint presentations

of quantation for public policy issues

relating to

respecting time of

universal wishes of

visualization of reports as

Audits, financial system

Axes, graph

confusing of

horizontal axis

vertical axis

x-axis and y-axis

B

Balance sheets

Bar charts

Bar graphs

Baseline, for vertical axis

Batting average

Behavior, errors related to

Benefits, employee

Black, Fischer

Black-Scholes model

Blame, responsibility vs.

B(W) notation

Board of ...

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