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Simple and beautifully illustrated cards to aid your data visualizations.

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Put your business intelligence on display.

Presenting data better helps you to be professional, cutting edge, and clear. Everyone can learn to present data that is easy to read and conveys a powerful point.

We are data fanatics. Our mission is to save the world from ugly and confusing charts.

The new Chart Chooser cards will help you put your business intelligence on display. These cards help simplify, clarify and amplify the way you create visual data. Now each chart will become a powerful beat in your story.

Charts that show what you’re saying.

Can anyone look at your chart and see what you are trying to communicate with the data? If you can frame the data differently you can get people to think about the data differently. Chart Chooser cards help you hone your information design and data visualization skills.

Give a brain a break.

If your data is presented in a visually appealing way the brain will process it quickly and discern how important it is.

“What vision does is find concepts. That’s what the brain is doing all day long — trying to understand what we’re looking at,” says Mary Potter, an MIT professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences.

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1. Information goes through the retina (eye - takes 50 milliseconds).
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2. Next, it moves to the thlamus (relays sensory signals to the cerebral cortex and regulates sleep, alertness and wakefulness).
storytelling business model chart chooser image
3. Then hits the primary visual cortex (extracts basic information about edges, depth, orientation, motion, and colors).
creative storytelling chart chooser image
4. Finally, information is interpreted through the association cortex (complex processing of visual information).

Testimonials

“I think the cards are great. They are very well designed and informative at the same time. I will definitely be including them in workflow when visualization decisions are necessary.”

Rob Paller

“Far better than expected! Excellent product! I am glad I ordered it and I can’t wait to test it in my next visualization workshop.”

Ekkehard Wurm

“Really enjoy these!”

David S. Pieczkiewicz, PhD

“This is such a great resource. I teach graduate students and Executive MBAs and several have emailed me over the years telling me that they love this resource so much they buy a deck for all their new hires.”

Jennifer L. Cronin, PhD
Packages
Basic
Chart Chooser Plus
Chart Chooser Premium
Cards
Infographic
(Digital PDF)
Templates
(Digital)

Product Description

Chart Chooser cards

Chart Chooser cards.

Sort through data noise and clear chart clutter. The cards are a simple tool to help you simplify, clarify, and amplify the way you create visual data and present it to your audience. Frame the data and you frame people’s thinking.

Includes:

33 chart types

13 “format it” bonus cards

Infographic poster

Infographic poster.

How to choose the right chart? The Chart Chooser Infographic presents your chart options in a clear and visible way. The right chart will help you tell the story behind your data.

Digital PDF.

Excel and Tableau templates

Excel and Tableau templates.

Quickly create charts and graphs that will help find key insights in data. Whether you are visualizing in Excel or in Tableau, templates supply you with every graph type represented in the Chart Chooser card deck, ready for you to add your data.

Presenting Data workshop

Presenting Data workshop.

Presenting Data is an interactive workshop that covers information design, headlines, and data visualization. Learn how to tell stories with your charts. Check out our Presenting Data course.

Testimonials

“I think the cards are great. They are very well designed and informative at the same time. I will definitely be including them in workflow when visualization decisions are necessary.”

Rob Paller

“Far better than expected! Excellent product! I am glad I ordered it and I can’t wait to test it in my next visualization workshop.”

Ekkehard Wurm

“Really enjoy these!”

David S. Pieczkiewicz, PhD

“This is such a great resource. I teach graduate students and Executive MBAs and several have emailed me over the years telling me that they love this resource so much they buy a deck for all their new hires.”

Jennifer L. Cronin, PhD

Put your business intelligence on display.

Presenting data better helps you to be professional, cutting edge, and clear. Everyone can learn to present data that is easy to read and conveys a powerful point.

We are data fanatics. Our mission is to save the world from ugly and confusing charts.

The new Chart Chooser cards will help you put your business intelligence on display. These cards help simplify, clarify and amplify the way you create visual data. Now each chart will become a powerful beat in your story.

Charts that show what you’re saying.

Can anyone look at your chart and see what you are trying to communicate with the data? If you can frame the data differently you can get people to think about the data differently. Chart Chooser cards help you hone your information design and data visualization skills.

Give a brain a break.

If your data is presented in a visually appealing way the brain will process it quickly and discern how important it is.

“What vision does is find concepts. That’s what the brain is doing all day long — trying to understand what we’re looking at,” says Mary Potter, an MIT professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences.

communication coach chart chooser image
1. Information goes through the retina (eye - takes 50 milliseconds).
storytelling business plan chart chooser image
2. Next, it moves to the thlamus (relays sensory signals to the cerebral cortex and regulates sleep, alertness and wakefulness).
storytelling business model chart chooser image
3. Then hits the primary visual cortex (extracts basic information about edges, depth, orientation, motion, and colors).
creative storytelling chart chooser image
4. Finally, information is interpreted through the association cortex (complex processing of visual information).

Put your business intelligence on display.

Presenting data better helps you to be professional, cutting edge, and clear. Everyone can learn to present data that is easy to read and conveys a powerful point.

We are data fanatics. Our mission is to save the world from ugly and confusing charts.

The new Chart Chooser cards will help you put your business intelligence on display. These cards help simplify, clarify and amplify the way you create visual data. Now each chart will become a powerful beat in your story.

Charts that show what you’re saying.

Can anyone look at your chart and see what you are trying to communicate with the data? If you can frame the data differently you can get people to think about the data differently. Chart Chooser cards help you hone your information design and data visualization skills.

“Rose Fass is the undisputed master of organizational dynamics, and this book proves she has the bead on what it takes to transform companies and brands in these challenging times. Read the book, join the conversation, and bask in Rose’s wisdom, as I’ve done many times in my career.”
Bob Greenberg, founder, chairman and CEO, R/GA

What’s the book about?

The single factor that determines success or failure in big business today is conversation. Great leaders use public and private conversation to send a clear message, cultivate a common worldview, set high standards and reachable goals, and uncover concerns that can undermine an organization. So what conversation are you, as a leader, having with your team?

Experienced change consultant Rose Fass explains how too often we think we're having the same conversation - about "dark chocolate," for instance - only to be referring to three different things: milk, white, or bittersweet varieties. She shows us how to first establish common ground that leads to an effective discourse for addressing relevance, growth, and scaling: the three most important issues she sees in business today. In a light-hearted and humorous way, Fass shows how leaders can avoid a meltdown and instead drive transformation through the way they communicate in a language that all stakeholders can understand.

Seven types of conversations diagram. Drive Performance, Sell an idea, Change someone's mind, Share information, Resolve a problem, Recognize performance, Correct performance.

Who is Rose Fass?

Rose Fass is the founder and CEO of fassforward Consulting Group, a leading-edge business transformation boutique. Rose works with executive teams from Fortune 500 companies. Her work delivers thought leadership along with methodologies, and tools that enable clients to address tough challenges, solve complex business problems, execute on their strategies, and deliver bottom-line results.

A dynamic speaker, Rose is frequently invited to speak at private and public sector events. She has been a guest on CNBC, is quoted in several bestselling business books and is the author of the, The Chocolate Conversation: Lead Bittersweet Change, Transform your Business. She is listed in Forbes' 2012, Top 10 Women Business Leaders of New York. fassforward has been awarded the Inc. 500/5000 for three consecutive years.

Rose has a bachelor's degree from Boston University's School of Management and completed the Advanced Executive Studies Program at Harvard Business School.

Follow her on LinkedIn.

Rose Fass, the author of The Leadership Conversation book smiling in her fassforward consulting group office in Pelham, New York
The Chocolate conversation book cover

“Some of the most important conversations are the ones you have with yourself.”

Testimonials.

“Rose Fass is the undisputed master of organizational dynamics, and this book proves she has the bead on what it takes to transform companies and brands in these challenging times. The simplicity of her idea—that everything that matters happens ‘in the conversation’—is both essential and critical for success in a complex world. Read the book, join the conversation, and bask in Rose’s wisdom, as I’ve done many times in my career.”

Bob Greenberg, founder, chairman and CEO, R/GA

“Rose Fass is a skilled practitioner of the thoughts, ideas, and concepts she writes about in this outstanding book. The Chocolate Conversation is not a pie in the sky reading. Her conversations with you throughout these pages are full of rich insight that will strip away the fluff and demonstrate that meaningful organizational change is rooted in multi-level, cross-functional conversations. Rose’s book underscores the old maxim: if you don’t like change, you are going to like irrelevancy even less.”

Thomas A. Kayser, author of Mining Group Gold and Building Team Power

“Rose Fass has written a remarkably rich book that carries the reader along swiftly, easily, and enjoyably from cover to cover. In just two hundred pages, the author shows her experienced judgment on to reframe thinking and conversations, and incites her readers to take action.”

Peter Koestenbaum, PhD, founder and chairman of PiB and the Koestenbaum Institute

“I know Rose and, boy, do I know chocolate. Together they hold a conversation that will change you and your company. In today's world, laden with so many know-it-all books full of the same old promises, Rose Fass' insights beg us to have a dialogue that reframes our thinking and ‘talk time’ to get people to act.”

Albert Gaulden, founding director, The Sedona Intensive™ and author of You're Not Who You Think You Are

“My senior leadership team was formed through acquisitions, restructuring, and a compelling need to reinvent our business. We had a clear mission, or so we thought. Instead our team was fragmented and we needed help. In walks a dynamic, insightful woman asking us to define chocolate?! It triggered a conversation that led us to recognize that past victories would not take us into the future—and to instead frame a unified strategy and focused actions. We got the job done. When I assumed my next executive leadership role, the first call I made was to that same dynamic woman, Rose Fass, for my next ‘chocolate conversation.’”

Karen T. Cone, general manager, Worldwide Financial Services, Microsoft

“The Chocolate Conversation is a must-read and field manual for anyone setting out to change their company from the heart and hand of the master change maker herself, Rose Fass. Rose’s warmth and wit, down-to-earth style, and galvanizing authority is on every page. Run, don’t walk, to get your copy of this delightful and wildly informative book.”

Kevin Allen, founder and CEO, re:kap, and author of the WSJ best-seller The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following

“True brilliance is not about developing complex theories or pontificating about piles of research reporting out on what has already happened. True brilliance is about simplifying complex issues and harnessing people’s energy to change the world. In that light, The Chocolate Conversion is simply brilliant. Rose brings her experience, inherent intellect, and frankly raw talent forward in to this book. She is a strategist, motivator, and business leader. She brings clarity to chaos, finds solutions to big business problems, and most importantly drives and delivers results. Putting the tools delivered in this book into action will be the single most important business investment you can make in the coming years.”

Martha Delehanty, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

Authors

“A must read for those who need to lead others through challenging times.”
Ajay Banga, Mastercard Executive Chair

What’s the book about?

I wrote this book to bring to light the need for artful conversations. I genuinely believe leadership happens in the conversation. Face to face, in an email, or in a public forum...on the world stage, in business, in our personal lives, we have exchanged civil discourse for a dueling monologue.
- Rose Fass

The single factor that determines success or failure on the public stage, in private interactions and in business today is the conversation. Great leaders are great communicators. They are consistent in their public and private conversations.

Experienced corporate business leader and change consultant, Rose Fass, confidently asserts that leadership is a conversation. In her new book, The Leadership Conversation, Rose Fass shows her readers how to change the conversation to change hearts and minds, and ultimately to change the outcome.

Whether you are a politician looking to bring about much needed change, a parent or family member hoping to set loved ones on the right path, or a business leader setting direction to achieve growth goals; it all happens in the conversation. Rose Fass understands, something too many leaders forget, that big bold change happens one conversation at a time.

This book, like her first book, The Chocolate Conversation: Lead Bittersweet Change, Transform your Business, reads like a novel, is filled with wisdom and straight talk, all with humor and real life examples.

Seven types of conversations diagram. Drive Performance, Sell an idea, Change someone's mind, Share information, Resolve a problem, Recognize performance, Correct performance.
Contour drawing of three people with business questions such as Are we relevant, Are we listening to them
Diagram of Worldview, Standards and Concern. Worldview is How we see the world. Standards is the bar we set for ourselves and others. Concerns is our unmet needs.

Find more helpful illustrations like these in the book.

Who is Rose Fass?

Rose Fass is the founder and CEO of fassforward Consulting Group, a leading-edge business transformation boutique. Rose works with executive teams from Fortune 500 companies. Her work delivers thought leadership along with methodologies, and tools that enable clients to address tough challenges, solve complex business problems, execute on their strategies, and deliver bottom-line results.

A dynamic speaker, Rose is frequently invited to speak at private and public sector events. She has been a guest on CNBC, is quoted in several bestselling business books and is the author of the, The Chocolate Conversation: Lead Bittersweet Change, Transform your Business. She is listed in Forbes' 2012, Top 10 Women Business Leaders of New York. fassforward has been awarded the Inc. 500/5000 for three consecutive years.

Rose has a bachelor's degree from Boston University's School of Management and completed the Advanced Executive Studies Program at Harvard Business School.

Follow her on LinkedIn.

Rose Fass, the author of The Leadership Conversation book smiling in her fassforward consulting group office in Pelham, New York

“Some of the most important conversations are the ones you have with yourself.”

10 things this book will teach you.

  1. Reframe a conversation.
  2. Lead change in your business.
  3. Find your relevance.
  4. Practice message discipline.
  5. Navigate mergers and acquisitions successfully.
  6. Have deep, honest, and raw conversations - with yourself & your people.
  7. Identify change that is needed, and how to change the course when necessary.
  8. Move beyond your conversational comfort zone.
  9. Up your emotional intelligence game by reading the gauges and pushing the right buttons.
  10. Move from destructive dissent to constructive dissent.

...and much more.

The Leadership Conversation make bold change, one conversation at a time. Book by Rose Fass on a solid pink background.

Podcasts.

The Leadership Conversation with Rose Fass.

Do you have your eye on a leadership position in your organization or perhaps you're well on your way climbing up that ladder, but you could use a mentor. Maybe you could use someone to help you communicate your leadership style a little bit better. Well, you're in luck today.

The most important conversation is the one you have with yourself.

Hear how to really think about the conversations you're having. What if you could see the world through a fresh lens?

Effective leadership conversation techniques.

Today’s topics are locked-in on effective conversation techniques for leaders. This is a must-have skill for leaders to engage in meaningful conversations with their teams.

Videos.

Testimonials.

“Rose has been a trusted advisor and mentor to me for the last several years. She is uniquely gifted with deep leadership insights and an astute perspective on how organizations work. I always found her advice, grounded in integrity and with a very positive intent, to be thoughtful, insightful, pragmatic and highly actionable — in short, truly invaluable. She brings that same approach to her second book, which is a must-read for leaders in all organizations.”

Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and President, Healthcare Business, Mastercard

“At Real Chemistry, our central organizing principle is to get ‘in relationship’ with our customers, people and patients, and to help our clients do the same to make the world a healthier place for all. The fact is that leadership is communication, from intimate conversations, to wider-reaching audiences, across the full-spectrum of communications channels. Rose Fass' The Leadership Conversation brings this powerful concept to life and provides actionable guidance on how to have the right conversations, with the right people at the right times to drive the right outcomes.”

Jim Weiss, Chairman, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Real Chemistry & Jennifer Gottlieb, Global President

“True leadership is about rallying your employees around a central mission, and inspiring them into action. The fact is that people don’t care what you know, until they know that you care. As a key strategic partner, Rose has been an integral part of our transformational journey to meet the rapidly changing needs of customers. A masterful, timely read, The Leadership Conversation is a testament to Fass’ ability to unlock the reader’s full potential.”

Tami Erwin, CEO, Verizon Business

“I’ve been working with Rose and the fassforward team for over 18 years. If you want to change the conversation, lead through the tough plays and build something truly special don’t go on the field without this playbook!”

Martha Delehanty, Chief People Officer, Commvault & former CHRO, Verizon Business

“Every leader has a pivotal moment in their career when they are called upon to lift the organization to meet a challenge. We needed to make a dramatic change in market share and mindset, and that is where Rose Fass and the fassforward team came in. As a people leader if you want to have an immediate impact on your organization, The Leadership Conversation will give you a blueprint to drive bold changes. Rose’s insights and coaching strategy will set you on the path to creating award-winning employee and customer experiences that drive confidence and loyalty.”

Kevin Zavaglia, VP Mass Market at Intuit

“Constructive conversations begin with a willingness to listen, because there is always something we can learn from other people. In both her work with Mastercard executives and this book, Rose shows how listening and learning leads to respect, and how that respect leads to the kind of thoughtful and hard conversations that lead to progress. A must read for those who need to lead others through challenging times.”

Ajay Banga, Mastercard Executive Chair

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