Are you overwhelmed by work? Do you feel like being constantly under time pressure? As I’m talking with colleagues in nearly all organizations, there seems to be an overall increase in workload, shorter timelines, a reduced number of people to help, and also an increase in complexity of the projects.
Do you want to help someone improve their visualization skills?Or do you want to train others on any other statistics skills? Training is a very important topic for us statisticians. We train people all the time it can be about statistics or non-statistics. Today, I’ll be sharing some of my
While we go through our career, we have lots of days that are more or less similar: meetings, discussions, and emails. But sometimes there are spotlight moments. You can be in a meeting with various senior people or work with new clients that is really critical. You have a meeting
Interview with Ena Bromley What is a statistical unicorn?What should we be doing to become one? Gary Sullivan introduced me to Ena and she’s a really interesting statistician. She was actually quite ahead of her time when she founded her CRO. Listen while Ena and I discuss how to improve
Interview with Lousin Mehrabi Many statisticians and data scientists see themselves as introverts. Does this imply, that we are therefore bad negotiators? What are the limitations and strength of introverts in negotiations?What does listening really mean and why is it important for negotiations?How do to handle different emotions during negotiations
Interview with David Hand What is Dark Data?What inspired David to write this book? What did he hope to accomplish in its writing? Today, we all make decisions using data. Dark Data shows us all how to reduce the risk of making bad ones. In this episode we focus on how you can
Interview with Irene de la Torre Arenas How does data visualization work for journalism?What can we learn from it as statisticians? Today, we will be talking about data visualization in journalism with Irene. She has worked for BBC so she has a background with journalism and we will learn from
Is it possible to align business focus and self development at the same time?How can we create clear department or company goals or relate these to our goals? In this episode, Benjamin talk about how to make business focus and self development work together. We also provide you numerous tips
Are you looking for a promotion or higher salary?What are the processes to grant these kind of requests?Can you ask for this right away or is there a specific timing? When I started my career, I had no clue about this topic so I made a lot of mistakes and
What is a good or bad strategy?What is the difference between strategy and goals?Has strategy something to do with vision or long-term thinking? Strategy is a buzz word that is all around. Everybody talks about it but I didn’t know what it is for a very long time. I recently
What is due diligence? Why do you need a statistician in it? What makes it very special? In this episode, Benjamin and I share about how we did it our way and discuss the following points: Never miss an episode of The Effective Statistician Join hundreds of your peers and
Following on from 2019’s series, we again collaborate with PSI Careers to bring two new episodes, this time discussing the opportunities offered by doing a placement year in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry. We chat with placement students from a diverse range of education backgrounds (from Mathematics and Statistics through
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