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63

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The percent of work tasks (63%) that are interrupted when employees work in openly landscaped offices. The number drops to 49% when they work in private offices...

54

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The percent of online ads (54%) that are never seen by anyone. So what? Another reminder that message sent does not always result in message received. It also s...

50

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The percent of peer-reviewed scientific papers (50%) that are available for free. So what? Search and make use of readily available information, but be wary ...

37

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The percent of fast-growing companies (37%) that use formal methods to collect customer ideas about services and products. Even though customers are the number ...

43

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The percent (43%) of CEOs from the fastest-growing companies who were children of an entrepreneur. So what? Even if you don’t have the genes of an entrepreneu...

20

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The percent (20%) less likely people are to lie in an email than on a telephone call. So what?   The record of an email or other written documents decrease...

75

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The percent (75%) of survey respondents who looked back on their life and regretted NOT doing something. Only 25% regretted something they did. So what? The lin...

70 Million

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The number of people (70,000,000) who watched the first televised presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. This event proved pivotal, as K...

10

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The percent of people (10%) polled who either did not believe or were not certain if Hawaii was one of the United States. So what? Never underestimate how ill i...

150

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The optimum number (150) of relationships that the typical person can effectively manage. Why? It has to do with our brain’s capacity to manage neurocognitive...