The Data Communication Bootcamp

8 Units to Level Up Your English Communication Skills

  • 1

    Unit 1: Start with Stories

    • 1.1. Overview

    • 1.2 Storytelling 101: Essential Elements of Stories

    • 1.3 Storytelling 101: The Structure of Stories

    • 1.4 Example Story

    • 1.5 An Inciting Incident vs. The Moment of Change

    • 1.6 "Goldilocks" Details

  • 2

    Unit 2: Concise Communication & Data Stories

    • 2.1 Overview

    • 2.2 Elements of Data-Driven Stories

    • 2.3 ABT Framework: And, But, Therefore

    • 2.4 If/Then Statements

    • Unit 2 Overview & Examples

  • 3

    Unit 3: Explaining Your Work (Simplifying Technical Concepts)

    • 3.1 Introduction

    • 3.2 First Steps

    • 3.3 Tips and Tricks

    • 3.4 Explaining KPIs & Metrics

    • 3.5 Framework: Simplifying Technical Concepts

    • 3.6 The ABT for Technical Explanations

    • Technical Concepts

  • 4

    Unit 4: Discussing Your Data

    • 4.1 Actionable Insights vs. Observations

    • 4.2 Translating Numbers: Strategies

    • 4.3 Translating Numbers: Tactics

    • 4.4 Translating Numbers: Examples

  • 5

    Unit 5: Talk Less. Listen More.

    • 5.1 Active Listening

    • 5.2 Understanding "The Gap"

    • 5.3 Asking the Right Questions

    • 5.4 Summary Framework

  • 6

    Unit 6: Presentations 101

    • 6.1 Overview: "Be the Bridge"

    • 6.2 The 2 Types of Data-Driven Stories

    • 6.3 The 5 Checkpoints of the Narrative Arc

    • 6.4 Introduction Framework (Simplified)

    • 6.5 Easy Conclusion Framework

  • 7

    Unit 7: Master Interviews

    • 7.1 Success Stories

    • 7.2 Lacking Essential Skills

    • 7.3 Tell me about yourself....

    • Interview Frameworks Document

  • 8

    Unit 8: Stacking Frameworks

    • 8.1 Overview

    • 8.2: The "But-Therefore" Principle

    • 8.3: Wave Framework: Solution-based Stories

    • 8.4 Wave Framework: Insight-based Stories

    • 8.5 Stacking Frameworks

  • 9

    Presentation Prep

    • Presentation Checklist

    • Interview Frameworks

  • 10

    Bonus Lesson: How to be more persuasive in English?

    • Persuasive Language

    • Persuasive Language Worksheet

  • 11

    Bonus Lesson: Advanced Introduction Techniques

    • Introductions Overview

    • Introduction Techniques

    • Introduction Examples

    • Overview: Narrative Training

  • 12

    Bonus Content

    • English as a Lingua Franca

    • Storytelling in Meetings

    • Meetings and the Narrative Arc

    • Storytelling on Social Media

    • Bonus Lesson: Homework for Life