11 episodes

As a former professional poker player, you’ll find Gilbert Eijkelenboom wherever data and psychology meet. Gilbert spent his career in Data & Analytics and he’s passionate about it. But too often, people did not listen to his data insights. He saw other Data professionals have the same struggle. Therefore, he founded MindSpeaking, training and coaching 1,000+ Data Scientists & Analysts to communicate with business impact. In 2020, Gilbert published the bestselling book: People Skills for Analytical Thinkers.

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As a former professional poker player, you’ll find Gilbert Eijkelenboom wherever data and psychology meet. Gilbert spent his career in Data & Analytics and he’s passionate about it. But too often, people did not listen to his data insights. He saw other Data professionals have the same struggle. Therefore, he founded MindSpeaking, training and coaching 1,000+ Data Scientists & Analysts to communicate with business impact. In 2020, Gilbert published the bestselling book: People Skills for Analytical Thinkers.

    Ep. 11 - Brian T. O'Neill: Design Thinking for Data & Analytics (How to Understand Your End-Users)

    Ep. 11 - Brian T. O'Neill: Design Thinking for Data & Analytics (How to Understand Your End-Users)

    Brian T. O'Neill is the Founder and Principal of Designing for Analytics, an independent consultancy helping technology leaders turn their data into valuable data products. A jazz and classical percussionist by training, Brian has also been a product designer and UX consultant for over 25 years helping companies like DellEMC, Tripadvisor, Fidelity, NetApp, Roche, Abbvie, and the City of Los Angeles.  


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-oneill-product-designer/ 

    Designing for Analytics: https://designingforanalytics.com/   



    the MindSpeaking podcast is about the Human Side of Data. I invite thought leaders to spread their insights about data, communication, and personal development.   



    Connect with me & free resources: 

    👨🏻‍💻 Gilbert’s Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/eijkelenboom/ 

    🗣 Free email course: https://mindspeaking.com/conversation 

    📙 People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/buy-book 

    📈 Quick self-test on Data Communication: https://mindspeaking.com/maturity-model 

    ⭕ Subscribe to this YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi5ZoXknmNceEVVteS7_cVQ?sub_confirmation=1    



    Highlights: 

    00:00:24 Introduction of the guest 

    00:01:33 Who is Brian T. O'Neill? 

    00:05:32 What have you learned about working with engineers 

    00:10:50 How can Data professionals think more about end-users? 

    00:18:50 Should we involve designers in Data & Analytics? 

    00:24:52 Is there any place for aesthetics in design for analytics? 

    00:33:01 Lessons from your music career 

    00:37:54 Writing: what you want to write vs. What your audience likes 

    00:44:01 How do you balance your company and being a musician? 

    00:47:01 What are you working on at the moment? 

    00:50:51 Main takeaway for listeners 

    00:53:11 Where to follow Brian T. O'Neill? 

    00:54:24 Subtractive Design   

    • 55 min
    Ep. 10 Scott Burk: What mistakes to avoid in Data Science & Analytics

    Ep. 10 Scott Burk: What mistakes to avoid in Data Science & Analytics

    Scott Burk has a Ph.D. in statistics with 30 years of experience. He is also a professor of data science at CUNY. He has authored four books about data science and AI.   



    Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-burk-phd/ 

    Website - https://itsallanalytics.com/ 

    Email - itsallanalytics@outlook.com 

    Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfcY_BOpfgpk_gUoyQxlfEQ/videos  

    Books: 

    Part 1, It's All Analytics: Foundations for Professionals: https://amzn.to/3DOnK4h

    Part 2, It's All Analytics - Design for Success: https://amzn.to/3zAAOYp

    Executive Guide for AI and Analytics: https://amzn.to/3SVjzrU



    The MindSpeaking podcast is about the Human Side of Data. I invite thought leaders to spread their insights about data, communication, and personal development.  



    Connect with me & free resources: 

    👨🏻‍💻 Gilbert’s Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/eijkelenboom/ 

    🗣 Free email course: https://mindspeaking.com/conversation 

    📙 People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/buy-book 

    📈 Quick self-test on Data Communication: https://mindspeaking.com/maturity-model 

    ⭕ Subscribe to this YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi5ZoXknmNceEVVteS7_cVQ?sub_confirmation=1    



    Timestamps:  

    00:00:24 Introduction of the guest 

    00:01:24 Who is Scott Burk in high school? 

    00:03:15 What were some of the important decisions that you have made? 

    00:06:37 What are the common pitfalls that organizations see or experience when they try to adopt this AI analytics? 

    00:08:36 Tips for companies or people that are trying to build AI from building data science 

    00:11:21 What is the difference between AI and machine learning? 

    00:3:30 Where do you see the market of data scientists takes by moving in in the coming five years? 

    00:15:30 Do you think people who have not learned how to code yet should still learn how to code? 

    00:16:38 Role of communication in data 

    00:21:15 To what extent do people students learn about communication skills and storytelling or developing a business mindset? 

    00:24:30 Dale Carnegie & Seven Habits of Highly Effective People 

    00:25:36 Something that is not timeless is Technology 

    00:27:36 It's all analytics 

    00:30:27 Where to follow Scott Burk? 

    • 32 min
    Ep. 9 Lillian Pierson: How to become a Data Entrepreneur, Validating ideas, Feedback from stakeholders

    Ep. 9 Lillian Pierson: How to become a Data Entrepreneur, Validating ideas, Feedback from stakeholders

    Lillian Pierson is the CEO of Data-Mania, where she supports data professionals in transforming into world-class leaders and entrepreneurs. She has trained well over one million individuals on the topics of AI and data science.   

    Lillian has assisted global leaders in IT, government, media organizations, and nonprofits.  



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lillianpierson/

    Data-Mania: https://www.data-mania.com/

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LillianPierson_Data_Business  



    The MindSpeaking podcast is about the Human Side of Data. I invite thought leaders to spread their insights about data, communication, and personal development.  



     Connect with me & free resources: 

    👨🏻‍💻 Gilbert’s Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/eijkelenboom/

    📙 People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/buy-book

    📈 Discover your maturity level: https://mindspeaking.com/maturity-model

    🗣 Free email course for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/conversation  



    Highlights: 

    00:00:24 Introduction of the guest 

    00:01:53 Who is Lillian Pierson?  

    00:03:31 Product management and growing data-intensive businesses  

    00:04:30 What makes you so passionate about products? 

    00:05:33 Being an entrepreneur or building their own business 

    00:07:48 What can you learn from product managers? 

    00:12:42 Stakeholder's feedback 

    00:18:29 What made you move to Thailand and how did those career choices develop? 

    00:21:25 Dream about traveling the world, living abroad, and being an entrepreneur 

    00:25:02 How to slow down 

    00:28:48 What have you learned about teaching online? 

    00:31:33 Moment of reflection 

    00:33:18 How do you think Data scientists need to be taught differently? 

    00:36:10 About Data-Mania 

    00:39:51 Where to follow Lillian Pierson 

    • 40 min
    Ep. 8 Andreas Welsch: Artificial Intelligence: Turning hype into outcome

    Ep. 8 Andreas Welsch: Artificial Intelligence: Turning hype into outcome

    Andreas Welsch is the Vice President & Head of Marketing & Solution Management — Artificial Intelligence - SAP. He has helped to shape AI literacy across SAP's largest software engineering unit.   

    Andreas has worked in the industry for over 21 years, specializing in high technology. He has also served as a trusted advisor in over 80 AI projects covering various industries.   


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreasmwelsch/
    Sap: https://people.sap.com/andreas.welsch
    Intelligence Briefing: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzZUKE892sdQ4-ogvSeHQjw  



    The MindSpeaking podcast is about the Human Side of Data. I invite thought leaders to spread their insights about data, communication, and personal development.   Connect with me & free resources: 

    👨🏻‍💻 Gilbert’s Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/eijkelenboom/

    📙 People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/buy-book

    📈 Discover your maturity level: https://mindspeaking.com/maturity-model

    🗣 Free email course for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/conversation  



    Highlight:

    00:00:24 Introduction of the guest 

    00:01:53 Who is Andreas Welsch?  

    00:03:43 Becoming a people manager 

    00:06:25 Going outside of comfort zone & building new types of skills 

    00:07:45 Important traits or skills of a People manager working in a Tech area 

    00:10:32 Buzzwords 

    00:3:08 Cultural Changes 

    00:15:45 Collaboration 

    00:17:12 Mistakes that organizations make 

    00:21:52 Automation 

    00:25:18 Role of communication skills in bringing AI programs to a success 

    00:31:27 Source of Inspiration 

    00:32:47 Rapid Fire Round 

    00:41:21 Where to follow Andreas Welsch 

    00:42:38 Conclusion

    • 42 min
    Ep. 7 Harpreet Sahota: From Failure to Philosopher and full time Data content creator

    Ep. 7 Harpreet Sahota: From Failure to Philosopher and full time Data content creator

    Harpreet Sahota is a Data Scientist at Comet and the Principal Data Science Mentor at the Data Science Dream Job.  

    He also hosts The Artists of Data Science Podcast, where he assists people's brands in reaching the right audience.



    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/harpreetsahota204/

    Podcast: https://theartistsofdatascience.fireside.fm/

    Medium article: https://datascienceharp.medium.com/i-thought-failure-was-my-destiny-until-i-realized-it-made-me-who-i-am-today-1a8bd4ccb1e2  



    The MindSpeaking podcast is about the Human Side of Data. I invite thought leaders to spread their insights about data, communication, and personal development.   



    Connect with me & free resources: 

    👨🏻‍💻 Gilbert’s Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/eijkelenboom/

    📙 People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/buy-book

    📈 Discover your maturity level: https://mindspeaking.com/maturity-model

    🗣 Free email course for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/conversation  



    Highlights: 

    00:23 Introduction of the guest 

    02:27 Who was Harpreet in High School? 

    04:38 When did you realize you wanted to make a change? 

    07:12 Role Model 

    08:16 Mentorship 

    10:44 Role of Self Awareness 

    12:04 New Mindset 

    15:15 Vision 

    22:08 Challenges in Communication Skills 

    28:00 Dealing with Negativity 

    31:00 Handling burn-out and being an introvert 

    33:30 Rapid Fire Round 

    48:01 About The Artist of Data Science

    • 58 min
    Ep. 6 Peter Akkies: Productivity, Becoming Yourself

    Ep. 6 Peter Akkies: Productivity, Becoming Yourself

    Peter is the founder of Peter Akkies Big Picture Productivity, where he blogs about productivity and teaches people how to be more productive. He also creates courses that teach people how to stay on top of their day-to-day tasks while also achieving their long-term goals.

    He is also the podcast host of "How they get stuff done" where he interviews successful people about their productivity habits, workflows, and philosophies.




    Website: https://peterakkies.net/courses
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PeterAkkies



    Connect & free resources:

    👨🏻‍💻 Gilbert’s Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/eijkelenboom/

    📙 People Skills for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/buy-book

    📈 Discover your maturity level: https://mindspeaking.com/maturity-model

    🗣 Free email course for Analytical Thinkers: https://mindspeaking.com/conversation



    Highlights:

    00:00:24 Introduction of the guest 

    00:01:57 Who is Peter Akkies? 

    00:04:15 Burnout 

    00:08:28 Living Abroad 

    00:10:00 Who was Peter Akkies in High School? 

    00:12:08 Personal Development 

    00:14:07 Energetic Speaker 

    00:15:44 Tips on how to become more energetic on speaking 

    00:22:20 Entrepreneurship 

    00:25:40 Thoughts on "Teaching is the best way to learn" 

    00:28:43 Productivity 

    00:31:32 Importance of Peter Akkies' Values 

    00:34:28 Role of Journaling 

    00:37:15 Rapid Fire Round 

    00:42:58 About Peterakkies.net 

    00:45:08 Where to follow Peter Akkies 

    • 46 min

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