Avoid these presentation pitfalls, and hopefully you’ll find your career progressing faster
These are the 6 steps that should have been made to ensure my training effort wasn’t wasted
“Imagine how many problems there are that receive no publicity at all.”
The person who had built the original model was on another assignment, in another time zone, and wasn’t available to help.
“Spreadsheet models are never an end in themselves”
In the past, financial modelling was a one-man show with everything depending on the “modelling guru”
It was only when I came to model inventory that I got it
“The ICAEW recommend that organisations adopt a standard”
New insights are emerging all the time as people apply the principles of FAST to their area of modelling
Pie charts are useful for one thing and one thing only: communicating that a series of numbers add up to 100%. That’s it.
The question is not “whether to sign switch” but rather “how to sign switch and where”.
Once the modeller understands how a particular area of a business works commercially, it is much more straightforward to create a spreadsheet model.
Warren Buffet famously said “Beware of geeks bearing formulas”.