All of us are surrounded by data. But knowing what to show internally and when, is really a key skill we need to develop.

In the case of a CEO, they want to simply understand what we're doing, the strategy behind it, what we've spent, what return we get.

It's as important to think about what they need to see rather than what we want them to see. That way not only do we get an ear in the Boardroom, we can usually get a seat as well....