Several sites to help visualize data in different ways:
Data Visualization Modern Approaches
Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
I have always liked pictures, charts, and diagrams. Too many words bore me. Often, an image can convey a thought simply and concisely. And with today’s massive amounts of raw data, describing thoughts and ideas [in board meetings] with pictures are better than with words alone. “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Truth.