As far as visualizing personal data goes, Liz Fosslien’s site is one of the better ones I’ve seen lately, second only to Nicholas Feltron. The intro to her “Portrait of the Young Grad as an Analyst”, and associated content is great:
So you’re an analyst. This means three things. One, your family and friends have no idea what you do at work. Two, no matter how “cool” you were/are, you geek out over things like updated program releases. Three, you already do or will be seriously impressed by how much you learn and the people you work with. Now that I’ve made some generalizations, let’s do what an analyst does best and take a more granular approach.