Be the glue guy on your research team 🏀

As data scientists, allegedly the Sexiest Job in the 21st century, it is easy to view ourselves as the superstars of our research team. In fact, we are the glue guys, the people that do humble work and make everyone else better by doing so.

Be the glue guy on your research team 🏀
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There are many player roles in basketball.

You have floor generals (point guards), mircowave scorers (bench players who score many points), big guys who catch rebounds and defend the rim, or all-stars who defy the laws of physics with dunks, and half-court shots.

There is also the glue guy (or gal).

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Jamie Larson