Learn to Purge Your Analytic Writing

Learn to Purge Your Analytic Writing

One of the most effective ways to overcome a potential customer’s skepticism about taking the time to read your analytic product is to purge your prose of unnecessary words. This mirrors my advice in an earlier post for analysts to be as concise and clear as possible....
An Insider’s Look at Life as a CIA Analyst

An Insider’s Look at Life as a CIA Analyst

As a 22-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency’s analytic corps I’ve talked to hundreds of people interested in knowing more about a career as an Agency analyst. Thanks to Hollywood’s usually warped view of what analysts do, the necessary veil of secrecy that...