‘Tis the Season

Many of you deal with seasonality in your data. Maybe it's busier in the months when snowbirds are here or slower when everyone is vacationing in the summer. If you're like many others, you are smart enough to avoid comparing consecutive months because of this variation, and often all you can do is look at year-over-year for that month or quarter. But there are simple ways to smooth out your data to control for seasonality that allow direct comparisons month after month. Let's talk! #makeyourdataworkforyou

Chuck McDanal has more than 25 years of experience in a range of roles, from managing an IT department to working as an editor; from directing a large operation to leading an internet startup and creating a 501(c)(3) nonprofit from the ground up. He has extensive experience in process improvement, data analytics, coaching, mentoring, facilitation, strategic planning, managing and leading. Chuck is a Certified Analytics Professional, an RRCA-certified running coach, has a certificate from the Wharton School in Business Analytics, is a Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a professional coffee roaster. He serves on multiple community boards and organizations, is a graduate of Leadership Lakeland and Leadership Polk, and was named the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce's Businessman of the Year in 2020