Tell Me a Story

~ By Addison James “Tell me a story.” My Vice President said after we spent an hour with a member of the Board of Directors, scrutinizing nearly every digit in a ten page slide deck. Those digits were the result of a very large spreadsheet which I had created which showed  our results for last fiscal year, business entity by business entity, and how we expected to perform next year. The numbers had our expectations for our numerous product lines, the ones that we expected to grow and the ones that were our cash cows. Also, the expectations of...