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Data Coaching Tag

Sometimes it feels like reports detailing college and university data might as well be written in a foreign language. Lots of numbers, tons of bar graphs, size 5 font. Footnotes aplenty. And data questions galore. Reports are jam-packed with so much information that it's hard to identify key takeaways. And it’s often a challenge to even...

I smile when co-workers/colleagues say “can you just tell me what I should do with these results, I’m not a data person.” If I know the person well enough (or am feeling like the mood could be lightened a bit), I’ll ask the person if they balance their checkbook (who does that anymore)? I will get a puzzled look. Then I’ll ask – do you in general make sure you have enough money in the bank before you make purchases? They say, of course I do. Then, “you are a data person.”