It takes a while to learn highly effective Data Analysis, but developing some good habits can help speed along the process immensely. Some excellent habits to get into include:

1. Value simplicity of analysis over fancy algorithms

2. Value more data sources over more data

3. Value familiar tools over the latest shiny tools

4. Value insight and investment over indicators

5. Value CUSS over trust

6. Value direction over definitive

7. Value how software actually works, over how you think software works

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