At last, here’s a book about data and analytics for everyone. The charts, graphics and dry advice you’d expect to find are present, but only in small doses. Aside from those bits, Jenny Dearborn, senior vice president and chief learning officer at SAP, teaches about data analytics by weaving an engaging, inspiring tale of a fictional, struggling sales organization. Faced with miserable results and combative personalities, the chief sales officer adopts advanced data and analytics practices to improve performance. LetsRead recommends this lively manual to senior executives, entrepreneurs, salespeople and managers interested in the potential of analytics in sales and in other applications, as well. Even novice statisticians should come away with an ability to speak about analytics with a smile.