The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

10 reasons for career failure and what you can do about it

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Here are some major causes of failure:

  • Lack of Ambition to Aim Above Mediocrity
    • Setting exciting goals, thinking bigger
  • Lack of Self-Discipline
    • Know what motivates you 
  • Ill Health
    • Sleep, exercise and food
  • Procrastination
    • Waiting for more data, better time, other circumstances 
  • Lack of Persistence
    • Not closing loops, follow up
  • Lack of a Well Defined Power of Decision
    • Bias to action and acceptance of not all information available 
  • Lack of Concentration of Effort
    • Too many things going on
    • Combination of tasks
    • Repurposing 
    • Repeating 
  • Lack of Enthusiasm
    • Passion and interest starts often with going deep 
  • Intolerance
    • Open and curious 
  • Inability to Cooperate With Others
    • Only teams achieve big results 
    • Delegation 
    • Leadership 

Reference: - Napoleon Hill

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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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