Speak business

This Raconteur piece mentions learning to “speak business” as a critical skill for the data scientist.  For most I would recommend first just learning to speak.  Regardless of the domain, business is about being an informative, convincing, and entertaining speaker.  Yeah, I said entertaining – sue me.  The best model in the world is useless if you can’t convince the business line to use it and if your presentation is boring as sh*t, you’re not going to convince anyone!

You don’t need to be a life long Toastmasters member – just work thru the first ten speeches.  It’ll probably chance your business life.


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