The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

Can introverts be good negotiators?

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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 or emotional hijack?
How to extract intel from without being obvious?

It is important to be an effective negotiator as negotiation is all around us all the time. Whether it's about daily life or making decisions at work as statisticians. But at as experts in this field (and being mostly introverts), we need several skills to develop and grow our negotiation skills.

Dark Data: Why what you don’t know matters

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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.

What can we learn from journalism

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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 her perspective.

How to ask for more money or for a promotion

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Are you looking for a promotion or a 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 learned it the hard way.

The right approach to this depends on number of things. One is considering the size of your company. If you are in a small company, the chance of directly negotiating with the owner of a CRO is bigger than the big companies. While in bigger companies, you need to undergo a certain process in the HR department.

Fighting the fear at work

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Afraid of speaking up?
Afraid of talking to senior management?
Afraid of giving a presentation? 
Afraid of speaking to someone new?

Then you are definitively not alone. Many supervisor worry about their staff not speaking up and I have come across even senior statisticians, who are very uncomfortable about doing a pre-recorded interview for the podcast.

5 Steps to teaching statistics well

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How do you create and teach effective and moving content that your audience will pay attention to and add great value to them?

Teaching is really important to us statisticians because we need to explain stats and data all the time to our colleagues, within stats or outside stats.

About this podcast

The podcast from statisticians for statisticians to have a bigger impact at work. This podcast is set up in association with PSI - Promoting Statistical Insight. This podcast helps you to grow your leadership skills, learn about ongoing discussions in the scientific community, build you knowledge about the health sector and be more efficient at work. This podcast helps statisticians at all levels with and without management experience. It is targeted towards the health, but lots of topics will be important for the wider data scientists community.

by Alexander Schacht and Benjamin Piske, biometricians, statisticians and leaders in the pharma industry


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