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Sidney Minassian on Smarter Data People Podcast

Sidney Minassian is on my podcast this week.

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sidney minassianHe’s been thinking about the problems of data science and analytics for a while now, and this podcast is a few of his thought nuggets, including:

  • 7 ways to increase your value as a data scientist (who doesn’t love a good listicle?)
  • Some classics on how to run meetings more effectively
  • And why you need to say no, and be a Narrow Niche Ninja

Sidney Minassian also talks about:

  • Disruption and change and how it affects data science
  • It’s never the technology that’s the problem, it’s the people
  • Why it’s not just about the data and the tools – it’s also about how we take advantage of the tool?
  • What the c-level need to know about data
  • Why you don’t need to know EVERYTHING to work in data science
  • Seven ways to increase your value as a data scientist
  • Why it’s important to take control of your own relevance
  • How he makes health a theme in his family
  • Being a stickler for time: and how it works in meetings: why you need to set tone and expectation for meetings, and how pizzas figure in that
  • How values figure in his company and the way they work
  • Nothing is forever – and what that means at work
  • Having the fight early
  • What to do when you have too many things to do: managing your to do list
  • Why he has more than 56,000 unopened emails in his inbox: if something’s important you have to step into the client’s office to get attention and action

For more links see the podcast episode here.

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