Article // Paralysis by analysis
This is a great reminder for us modellers. At some point we, or those alongside us, must step back and actually make decisions based on the insights we produce. Otherwise, what's the point?
Book // Purple Cow - Seth Godin
Seth believes the age old 4 Ps approach to marketing is no longer enough, and that businesses must do things that are truly remarkable to stand out. Well worth a read. Nothing to do with modelling. Giles.
(I tried to convince Kenny that we should record him running through a field of cows covered in purple paint to help us "stand out" at Full Stack... he didn't buy it, and the request sounded creepier than I ever imagined it would).
Article // The Emotional Journey Of Creating Anything Great
Does this infographic resonate with you? In any journey towards greatness you can almost guarantee there will be euphoric highs, and severe lows.
That's why it's so rewarding when you finally succeed. Don't forget, if it were easy, everyone would be doing it.
Video // Leila Gharani hits 1 million YouTube subscribers
Congratulations Leila. What an incredible achievement.
Video // Data aggregation using native Excel
Here's a fantastic training video from Carl Seidman which guides you through a simple approach to aggregating data using SUMIFS and INDIRECT, supported by Excel Tables. Well worth a watch if you're not yet familiar with Power Query, or you'd just like an alternative method that sticks with native Excel features.
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