In my work as a management consultant, I’ve lost track of how many PowerPoint slides I’ve put together, edited, spliced, diced, and repurposed over the years. After a while, they all seem to run together in a blur of bullet points and slide transitions intended to break up the monotony. However, I recently experimented with using an infographic as a briefing tool instead of a PowerPoint deck, with great success. In this case, the data and content on which my client was briefing lent itself to an infographic, as his presentation clearly followed a formula of “Situation, Desired Result, and Options.” More importantly, my client desired a more innovative briefing tool that would stand out from the traditional executive briefings to which his audience was accustomed and sparked an interactive conversation. In building this infographic as a briefing tool, I identified the following best practices: Get a second opinion. While infographics are a great way to brief decision-makers, they aren’t always the right way – you’ve got to know your audience. For example, a lawyer may not respond as well to an infographic if he or she is expecting a […]Read More
What Makes Us Unique
Corner Alliance is a Washington, DC-based small business focused on providing solutions to government and non-profit leaders, who are under pressure to communicate the value their organizations are creating, justify their investments and create a high-performing culture during a time of tremendous technological disruption. We are a small firm with a distinct personality that lives by a set of core values that emphasize flexibility, innovation, boldness and inner voice. We hire consultants who are willing to roll their sleeves up to take on challenging tasks and we’re not afraid to suggest creative solutions to difficult problems.
How is our approach different?
- We make the complicated simple
- We provide data-driven delivery through deploying cutting edge, lightweight tools and technology
- We offer creative delivery that looks and feels different
- We collaborate with our clients every step of the way
Our services include strategic planning and change management, outreach and stakeholder communications, grants management, performance measurement, and program management with a staff who are certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs). Of course, these services are simply a means to an end. What we really do best is partner with leaders to achieve their vision.
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