The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

The Effective Statistician - in association with PSI

Getting things done, when timelines are tight

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Everybody knows such situations: tight timelines, high expectations and many things to do!

But how can we work effectively in such situations. Many different productivity experts have written about this topic.

In this episode, I’m speaking about how to implement these approaches and also my personal learnings and challenges during a time, where I needed them.

I’m applying and discussing the following topics:

  • Prioritization
  • Delegation
  • Managing expectations and communication channels
  • Music as a productivity booster
  • Make productive breaks
  • Setting up a effective systems
  • Methods against procrastinate
  • Managing disturbances
  • Setting up your body for productivity
  • Multi-tasking
  • The pomodoro method
  • Morning routine
    • Silence
    • Affirmation
    • Visualization
    • Exercise
    • “Reading”
    • “Scribing”
  • Habits to get into the deep work mode
  • Deep Work by Cal Newport
  • Working from home

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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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