Inseparable Pairs Boring skills necessary to make exciting skills work.
People who are extremely talented at one thing tend to be deficient at another. Pairing a big-idea thinker with a pragmatic operator and an unimaginative accountant is vital to giving big ideas a fighting chance of survival.
When people ask me how to get good at data visualization I tell them to get good at data cleaning first. It's not sexy, but you have to build and shape your data before you can visualize it. 's newest piece describes why so perfectly