Career Planning and Leadership Videos

Leadership Development Webcast

The Statistics Leadership Development Team at Eli Lilly & Company helped develop the following webcast as part of an ASA initiative—Career Success Factors for Statisticians. After viewing this webcast, you will have:

  • An understanding of why leadership development is critical for statisticians and what Eli Lilly is doing in this area
  • Knowledge of the three components of the statistics leadership development program at Eli Lilly
  • Guidance for implementing a leadership program and ideas about how any statistician can begin to develop their leadership

The webcast is comprised of 10 segments with a total length of about 90 minutes. The first two segments cover why and how Eli Lilly began their program. Segments 3, 4, and 5 focus on the three components of the program. Segment 6 shares some thoughts about sustaining and expanding a leadership program over time. Segments 7, 8, and 9 are question and answer sessions with an Eli Lilly statistician, an Eli Lilly business leader, and the Eli Lilly functional statistics leader. The final segment shares ideas about how an individual or group can get started on developing their leadership.

Leadership by Design – Sandy Toledo Marquette (6:30)

Advancing Leadership Program for Statisticians – Gary Sullivan (13:20)

Leadership Presentations – Paul Berg (4:15)

Maintaining & Expanding – Paul Berg (2:30)

Question & Answer with Brenda Crowe (12:45)

Question & Answer with Phyllis Ferrell (7:15)

Question & Answer with Aarti Shah (12:20)

Leadership Development: Making It Work for You – Gary Sullivan (9:00)

Career Planning Webcast

This webcast was created as part of the ASA initiative on Career Success Factors for Statisticians. Six eminent statisticians from Academe, Industry, and Government answered a set of questions about issues that typically occur during one's career. After viewing the webcast, you will have:

  • An understanding of the kinds of issues likely to occur as you progress through your career
  • Knowledge of how some eminent statisticians in our profession have dealt with those issues
  • Guidance on how you might navigate through the same or similar issues that may arise during your career

The webcast is comprised of 7 different segments with a total length of about 90 minutes. The questions asked of the six statisticians are arranged in the following topic categories: (1) Finding a challenging & rewarding position, (2) Career advancement, (3) Work & family, (4) Job location, (5) Job satisfaction, (6) Compensation, and (7) Involvement in professional society activities.

Introduction and Finding a Challenging & Rewarding Position (21:35)

Career Advancement (13:46)

Work & Family (10:17)

Job Location (10:29)

Job Satisfaction (10:40)

Compensation (8:30)

Involvement in Professional Society Activities (10:38)