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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 wi ...
 
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It seems to be the curse of our time. Being busy. Being overwhelmed. Not reaching our goals. Feeling bad about working too long and not spending enough time with our loved ones or for other relevant activities like sports and meeting friends. I often get asked about how I can get all these things done. Having a great career with consistent promotio…
 
Interview with Mike Smith Mike and I discuss innovation and the different factors that affect it. We specifally mention the following points: Time is equally valuable Make time to play Be curious Play with purpose Culture effect Say 'yes' to opportunities Look for supportive managers Delivery is more important Failure Fail early. Fail often. Blamel…
 
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 Po…
 
Anticipate Be clear on your goals Where is the stakeholder now Prepare slides and review these from the audience perspective Create potentially a pre-read Activate Set the expectations for the meeting Create a common objective depending on what the interest of the stakeholders are Engage Avoid too long monologues Remove distractions for all partici…
 
Being brilliant at stats is really important, but it is not the only thing one must be good at. In this episode, I talk about my good and bad experiences and discuss what we can learn from them. I also discuss the following points: What you must do if you are: Not being understood Working on irrelevant things Getting into big arguments and losing t…
 
I will be talking about these interesting points: Why personal leadership principles are important? Reflect on who you want to be Remind you to hold yourself accountable Help you focus on your learning Be aware of the flip sides of these My personal leadership principles: Exerting a bias toward action and taking calculated risks (entrepreneurship, …
 
These kinds of visualization helped me a lot to open new doors and made me amazingly easy to stand out from other statisticians. In this episode, I am sharing the following points: Visualization help you sell your work Easily understandable Easy to stand out Is fun to create Lots of opportunities beyond our usual graphs Showing the variability Show…
 
In this episode, I talk about the important questions that we need to answer and the points we need to consider to ensure an effective meeting. Here are the steps you can follow and what can you do if these steps are not followed in a meeting you’re invited to: What is the goal you want to achieve? Do you need a meeting at all? Who is really needed…
 
An Interview with Daniel Saure In today's episode, Daniel and I talk about these questions and discuss more about the following points: Bucher vs MAIC - advantages and disadvantages Methodik MAIC NICE technical document (http://nicedsu.org.uk/technical-support-documents/population-adjusted-indirect-comparisons-maic-and-stc/) - including R code Whic…
 
Interview with Wei Wang In today's episode, Wei and I dive deep into the future of safety analyses and discuss the following topics: For interactive tools - how can we achieve traceability of what we looked at demonstrating transparency on the decision process in an interactive tool? What are your experiences in developing an interactive tool? What…
 
Interview with Stuart McGuire - VERAMED Episode Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Stuart and I talk about the following: Simon Sinek's latest book speaks about “the infinite game” - What is your take on this and how do you see this applying to our industry? Do you have any examples, where this has helped our industry moving for…
 
Learn from Lucy Rowell We also talk about the following points: You started as a statistician in your career, but then you got further responsibilities. How did this happen? How has your knowledge as a statistician helped you to be successful in your new roles? Which things did you need to learn new? What does leadership mean for you personally? Do…
 
Interview with Diana Stuart Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! We also debate these important points: Ways to work with your line manager Embrace change Great self-awareness about your strengths and limitations and about how they change over time (technical and non-technical skills) Create networks to ensure being invited into o…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In today's episode, Benjamin and I talk about different time management hacks to be productive and efficient while working at home. We also talk about these following important points: Things you should first establish: Be clear on your goals and keep them in front of you Focus on building grea…
 
Interview with Emma and Matt Jones Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! If your answer is yes, I am sure that you'll be very interested to hear the story of Matthew and Emma as they will be sharing today their experience on how they started their own company, Veramed, in 2012 after having their established careers working in the i…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this post! In today's episode, we discuss how to manage problems with efficiency, clarity, logic, consistency, alignment, and speed. Also, the 8 steps to make a smart decision : Problem Objectives Alternatives Consequences Tradeoffs Uncertainty Risk ToleranceןLinked Decisions Listen to this episode and learn…
 
14 presentation tips Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In today's episode, Benjamin and I discuss the 14 presentation tips that really work. We speak about: Be clear on your goals Have a strong start Start with a story, conclusions, then introduce yourself Enter the room or stage with confidence Story on GBA training Speak to E…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In today's episode, Benjamin and I discuss about the following points: First mover advantage Preparing and planning Be clear on your goals Who do you want to move from A to B What questions will come up? What will be our replies? What will be the follow-up questions? Who will be affected? Who n…
 
Interview with Justine Rochon Click to this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Today, we are talking about so-called win-win situations. Win-win is a situation that has the potential to be beneficial to all involved. Justine and I also discuss the following points: Examples of career drivers The roles of to help your progress? Many larger …
 
Interview with Ian Ratcliffe – IQVIA Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In today's episode, Ian and I discuss working long hours - it's advantages and disadvantages. We also talk about the important points: Having clear boundaries at work How to say NO How to effectively manage your time and expectations Listen to this episode a…
 
Interview with Eva Murray and Andy Kriebel Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Today, I talk with these two awesome visualization experts - Eva and Andy. They have written great content about data analysis and visualization. Learn a lot about great visualizations from them. We discuss the following important points: How to create…
 
An interview with Paula Willamson and Liz Gargon Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! This clarifies directly what the COMET initiative is about. But it also leaves open a lot of questions such as: Why are COS important? What are the goals of COMET? How narrow or how wide should COS be defined? What does the process look like to g…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this podcast! In this podcast, we talk about the following 9 important points: In this podcast, we talk about the following 9 important points: Overview of the ITIT course Who is the course aimed at What are the reasons to attend How the course keeps up with changes in the industry Where does the course fit …
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! And today, we are looking back and discuss the last 2 year's learnings. We discuss the 9 learnings we had and how they apply to you as a listener as well. Specifically, we talk about: Think bigger Prepare for the unexpected Delegate what you are not good at or what you don’t like Have fun Relat…
 
Episode 3 Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In episode 3 of this mini-series, I discuss the impact of simplified data visualization and how to achieve it. Specifically, I address these factors that affect your visualization: Clutter Mis-alignment Too many visual lines Example misalinged header, legends, Long categories below ve…
 
Bonus Episode 2 - COVID Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Today, I'm speaking about Running on 2 legs - my call to action for statisticians to step-up in this COVID pandemic. How can statistician not just reflect on and analyze data, but to lead on letting the people understand the data Short-term thing Long-term thing Let peop…
 
Interview with Alberto Cairo Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! We also discuss the following points: How tables compare to charts in terms of “lying” How to strike the best balance between showing the details and overwhelming the audience What behaviours or habits should we develop to improve our visualizations References: Refe…
 
Episode 2 Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In this second episode. I talk about how you can get a good visualization. Here are the following important tips: Importance of details Co-creation with the audience Example launch slide set KOL engagment Multiple review rounds Testing and refinement Example trial level safety analyse…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! I discuss my learnings, my reflection about this, and what is the meaning of this situation for us, statisticians, and more significant factors like the following: Hardly any tables out there, but lots of visualizations both interactive and explanatory - still most of our day-to-day jobs are pr…
 
Interview with Jürgen Hummel Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In this episode, Jürgen and I discuss about the following points: Why is working from home beneficial for the statistician and the employer What tasks are especially suitable for working from home What tips do we have to make working from home successful How to bala…
 
Episode 1 In today's episode, I review the different things you need to consider in creating an effective data visualization when presenting, which is the following: Who is the audience? Level of understanding KOL Researcher Statisticians What is the medium? Presentation Email Paper How much time do you have? Who is the presenter? Is there one at a…
 
Interview with Deborah Ashby Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Despite her having a weak position in society at the time - being a nurse and a women – she still was very influential and achieved a lot. Many statisticians feel like they are not part of key decisions and don’t have the impact, they could have. What can we learn f…
 
Interview with Stephen Pyke Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In today's episode, Stephen and I discuss the PSI strategy day in 2019 and focused on the following points: My own journey - statistics and beyond Holiday reading - people respond to incentives Clinical development - Our main job: minimize value destruction Addressin…
 
Interview with Rachel Phillips and Mark Baillie Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! n today's episode, we talk about the advantages of using visualizations when analyzing and communicating data. We also discuss the following points: In today's episode, we talk about the advantages of using visualizations when analyzing and commun…
 
Interview with Imi Dean Click this link to go to the homepage of this post! Imi works on such data on a daily basis and I’ve worked on observational studies since 2004. In this podcast episode, we will explain some of these topics, bust some myths and help you to understand how this data fits into the bigger picture. Listen to this episode and shar…
 
Interview with Liz Cole Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Listen to our conversation and understand: What is content marketing? Why is this relevant for statisticians working in CROs, pharma or as consultants? How can content help CROs or consultants win more business? How can content help you attract candidates to your team an…
 
Interview with Karim Malki Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Karim shares about his career, his roles, and different approaches and methods. We also discuss the following points: Machine learning AI Predictive analytics Data science Different statistical methods and limitations Different tools and applications Statistical innov…
 
Interview with Christopher Bergh Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! The data ops manifesto can be found here and lists these 18 points - some of which are discussed in more detail in this episode. Data Ops Principles: Continually satisfy your customer Value working analytics Embrace change It's a team sport Daily interactions Se…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of the post. The 6 behaviours we’re speaking about are: Being confidently relaxed Being decisive Being knowledgeable Being friendly Being curious Being vulnerable Here’s the link to the TED talk by Brene Brown, which was watched already over 44 million times (status November 2019): https://www.ted.com/talks/bre…
 
Interview with Andy Grieve Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! Today's interview is surely beneficial to everybody. Andy Grieve has a lot of experiences across the industry as academia and other senior roles. We also talk about the following points: When did you realize for yourself, that statisticians should and can play a bigge…
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of the post. We specifically address the following points: Reasons for IC The classical Bucher approach vs matching adjusted indirect comparisons (MAIC) How to incorporated meta-analyses Different network-meta-analyses approaches (NMA): Bayes vs Frequentist systematic literature reviews (SLR) Cochrane handbook …
 
Click this link to go to the homepage of this post! During this episode, we will review some of the highlights from this year. It’ll help you to remember a couple of lessons learned or inspire you to listen to some episodes (again). We will talk about the following: Leadership The look beyond pharma Data science Benefit-Risk Career Nonparametric Vi…
 
A widespread but difficult to treat disease Click this link to go to the homepage of the post. I once reviewed tables for a randomized study and noticed several comments about testing the baseline characteristics. The commenters were arguing which test would be best to test for the differences between the 2 randomized groups at baseline. This made …
 
Interview with Trevor Smart Click this link to go to the homepage of this episode! In this episode, Trevor and I discuss a case study to go through the step by step procedure of phase II. We also talk about the following points: What are decision rules? How can we use prior elicitation? What and how do you come to a prior distribution and what is a…
 
Batch processing and scheduling tasks to fight procrastination Click this link to go to the homepage of the post. In today's episode, we discuss time boxing and batch processing. We also discuss how these following points work: Schedule your tasks in your calendar Meetings with yourself Combination of smaller tasks Chunks of 15 minutes Can also be …
 
Alexander and Benjamin Click this to go to the homepage of this post. This is awesome for everybody, most especially, for brain workers. We also talk about the following points: What is the flow Why is it important When are we inflow Personal examples The sweet spot between challenge and skill The role of passion The role of undistracted time and p…
 
Vital tips with Alexander and Benjamin Click this link to go to the homepage of the post. Do you often find your workday spiraling out of control? Do you want to be more productive than you yesterday? Do you want to know how to improve your skill set and work performance? Do you start each day with a plan, but soon become distracted and procrastina…
 
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