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shamika
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shamika,
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5/22/2015 | 12:12:32 PM
Data
This is an interesting artcile.it is always important to understand about data. Mainly the quality of data is important. Otherwise it will create wrong output.
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shamika,
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5/22/2015 | 12:13:08 PM
Actively Collaborate With Others
This is an important aspect. When it comes to a data driven culture, data analysts needs to have data sources from many places. At the same time the output of data analysis has to be explained. Therefore it is already connected with each other. 
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5/22/2015 | 12:36:30 PM
Item seven
It's very difficult to be really good at something one doesn't enjoy doing.  It's good to have money, but the profit motive will only take you so far.  Being one of the best usually requires loving what one does.

 
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5/22/2015 | 1:58:54 PM
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Thank you.  Data quality is important.
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5/22/2015 | 2:03:22 PM
Re: Item, seven
Passion is important.  If you're passionate, you're more likely to be curious, try something different, and discover the limits of what you're doing.
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5/25/2015 | 8:57:55 PM
Re: Item, seven
Having passion about your area of study is vital to long-term success. When mixed with a high degree of competence and learning, you are on your way to a successful career.
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5/27/2015 | 11:08:07 AM
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I agree. With the passion if you can be more accountable, it will add more value. This is going the extra mile. That bit will show who you are.
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5/27/2015 | 11:11:21 AM
Re: Item seven
You will be good in what you enjoy. However if you really good at something that you don't enjoy that is accepting challenge.
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5/28/2015 | 11:28:05 PM
Re: Item seven
I disagree slightly here, in terms of degree. You don't have to be passionate about something, in love with something, in order to do it well as a profession. I think you have to be passionate about giving something your all and you have to be a professional, and you have to be able to find something new about your profession every so often to keep it interested. But do you always need to be in love with it, each and every day you wake up to go to work? No.
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5/29/2015 | 12:52:41 PM
Re: Item seven
"Passion" was someone else's word (I didn't use it).  My point was that it's hard to be really good at something you don't like doing (largely because you're highly unlikely to devote the time and effort required to achieve excellence) and I suspect strongly that it is nearly impossible to achieve "rock star" status, unless you do.

A sense of duty is valuable in achieving excellence (which is why there have been great generals who really didn't like war; though more than a few did), but the profit motive really isn't (except, perhaps, in purely financial concerns, like investment or banking).

 
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