The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

20 key attributes of highly successful leaders part 2

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In part 2 of this interview with Walt Offen, we cover:

  1. Having courage to speak up in all settings
  2. Listen carefully to others; ignore rank within the company
  3. Instituting any new rule or policy must affect the leader equally
  4. Grab opportunities when they come your way, even if you do not feel ready.
  5. See the issue from other’s perspectives
  6. Understand, appreciate, and celebrate diversity of thought, personality, skills, and beliefs
  7. Always strive to get better and help those around you
  8. Do not take “we’ve always done it that way” as an acceptable answer
  9. Be a solid role model
  10. Develop self-confidence; be able to laugh at yourself


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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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