Ways I Reduce My Stress Around Science


If I say just trust me and I’m wrong, I’m untrustworthy. If I say here’s my work and it’s wrong, I’m honest, human, and serving scientific progress.

This post is something we all need to read. Every data practitioner is playing a critical role: you are paid money to decide for your organization what the truth is. This is a powerful role, but it's also a precarious one. Trust is critical, mistakes are inevitable, and disagreement with others in your organization is unavoidable. How do you conduct yourself in such a role?

This article is one of the most straightforward, honest takes on this subject I've ever read. Very highly recommended.


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