37 Habits Of Business Analysts...And What You Can Do About Them

Are you looking for a comprehensive list of habits you should develop to become a successful Business Analyst?

Have a look at the 37 habits of Business Analysts from Matt Adams, founder of Business Analyst Guru. He’s provided an insightful classification of these habits into: 1) Critical Habits 2) Advanced Habits and 3) Expert Habits. He also provides a step-by-step checklist that will help you become a better BA by building on these key traits.

The Critical Habits are as follows:

  1. Communicator
  2. Facilitator
  3. Analytical
  4. Detailer
  5. Relationship Builder
  6. Methodical
  7. Influencer
  8. Problem Solver
  9. Mathematician
  10. Technical
  11. Summariser

The Advanced Habits are:

  1. Enthusiastic
  2. Opportunistic
  3. Proactive
  4. Dynamic
  5. Fast-paced
  6. Fast Learner
  7. Focused
  8. Critical
  9. Constructive
  10. Assertive
  11. Listener
  12. Decision-maker
  13. Strategist
  14. Responsible
  15. Self-disciplined
  16. Creative
  17. Qualified
  18. Experienced

There's also another list for the Expert Habits…Explore the full blog post to see what each entails.

What other habits do you think should be on this list?