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Putting the ‘Work’ in Networking

Networking is the practice of making meaningful connections with people, usually one person at a time. Most new opportunities and productive work relationships are made through informal face-to-face contacts based on a few degrees of separation. In this article, Bill Williams, organizational learning consultant, addresses the basics of how to seek and establish useful connections with others and prepare yourself to represent your capabilities, or those of the group in which you work, effectively. Even if you think of yourself as somewhat shy, you’ll see how this can be done with just a little stretch on your part.

Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Judith Tanur: A Woman of Many Hats | 1,814 views]

Judith Tanur has had an enriching career in statistics lasting five decades. As a statistician, editor, adviser, and mentor who has made many contributions to statistics and education, she also has inspired students through her work at Stony Brook University. She is a woman of many hats.

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Consulting Best Practices

Here, David Morganstein, a vice president and the director of Westat’s statistics unit, discusses the characteristics of a good statistical consultant beyond technical expertise.

A Statistician's Life, Featured »

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On Being a Statistics Educator and Loving It

Here, Stephen Miller talks about the challenges and rewards of being an AP Statistics teacher.

Statisticians in History »

[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Stephen Fienberg: Applying Statistics to Make a Difference | 1,806 views]

Stephen Fienberg is a professor, researcher, writer, and editor. He has taken different roles throughout his decades-long statistics career, but his focus remains on developing methodologies for statisticians to use in other fields of study.