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Final Thoughts From PASS Business Analytics

As I sat at 39,000 feet flying back home to Nashville last night, I was struck at the amount of things I have seen, heard, and done in the last 6 days in the South Bay area of California.  I took a little personal detour with my sons over the weekend.  Oh my, what a beautiful [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Data Analysis, Excel, User Groups|0 Comments

Thoughts from PASS Business Analytics Conference

I've been in the California "South Bay" area now since Friday evening. If you have never been, it is an amazing place to visit. The landscape and weather diversity in the San Francisco area is quite a site to behold. This was my first trip here, and I have loved every minute of it. One [...]

Get In The Data Analytic Flow

The Flow State In the bestselling book The Rise of Superman, Stephen Kolter highlights the amazing achievements humans have made in recent years. Extreme athletes are surfing 100-foot waves, snowboarding over 250 foot chasms and free-climbing cliffs in pursuit of the next rush of adrenaline. All in something called “the flow state.” According to Steven’s research, the flow state is a neuro-chemically induced state of mind and body that allows a human to achieve greater things than ever before. Flow hacking is the art of tapping into the physical, social, and mental triggers that will move a person closer to the state of flow in all areas of life, where time slows down, self vanishes, and action and awareness merge. What does the flow state have to do with data analytics? Everything. […]

By | January 4th, 2015|Data Analysis|0 Comments