When an exec comes to you and asks for a printout of a report, there’s always the temptation to run to your desk and hit a 100 score on your “speed of response” metric. I know that’s how I used to answer those requests.
Unfortunately, when we want to answer those requests as fast as possible, there’s always something we forget and no one wants to have a C-level executive tell him/her that something’s not right or is missing.
To make sure this does not happen to you, here are the 9 things you need to check before handing anyone a report. That’s the only way to guarantee you always present your best piece of work.