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3 Million

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The number of radios (3,000,000) in the U.S. in 1924. Twelve years later the number increased to 30,000,000. So what? New communication channels — like ra...

54

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According to one study, the success rate (54%) of major change initiatives. So what? The success rate of change can dramatically increase if you make use of the...

123456

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The experts at SplashData deemed the numbers 123456 as the worst password of 2013. So what? Usually something that is easy to remember is a plus. In the case of...

100

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The dollar value of a product ($100) above which it is beneficial to express a discount as actual dollars saved vs. as a percent. For example, assume you are di...

50

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The ideal percentage (50%) of funds that should be pledged before publicly announcing a fundraising campaign. So what? Studies have consistently shown that it i...

80

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The estimated proportion (80%) of data in medical offices that is considered “unstructured.” Unstructured data are items that are not easily organized; for ...

70

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The percent (70%) of details omitted when sequentially relaying a message or story through a line of 5 or 6 people. So what? The famous telephone game reminds u...

Zero 0

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The measurements of a woman’s dress size (0) in 2014 that equates with a size 8 in 1978. Dress sizes have been shrinking and vanity sizing is in full gear. Wh...

8

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The number of forces (8) that one scholar believes increases the probability of dishonesty. What are they? the ability to rationalize conflicts of interest crea...

48

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The percent (48%) fewer property crimes committed in public housing developments that have substantial green space vs. those developments without green space (e...