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30

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The percent (30%) higher rate of return that stock traders earned when the number of people with whom they conferred for investment judgments was neither too sm...

10

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The number of productivity minutes (10) lost by Microsoft programmers who switched from a task to attend to incoming email. So what? People often underestimate ...

25

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The percent increase (25%) of favorable ratings on e-commerce sites after other positive comments about the business or product were posted. So what? This stati...

30

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The percent of employees (30%) who felt that “business analytics improved their organization’s ability to innovate.” So what? When encouraging innovation ...

5

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The number of senses (5) most humans possess (sight, smell, taste, feel, sound). So what? Most people overly rely on one or two senses. To fully comprehend some...

3.75 Million

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The amount of market value ($3.75 million) that could be added to a medium-sized business by shortening its name by one word. This is based on a study of 2,630 ...

37

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The percentage (37%) of companies that reported using social media to research job candidates in 2014. So what? Everyone in the workplace should think carefully...

16

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The number of distinctive personality types (16), according to the widely used Myers-Briggs test. So what? Remember that the likelihood of encountering someone ...

76

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The percent (76%) of homeowners who agreed to put a large, aesthetically unpleasing “Citizens for Safe Driving” sign in their front yard after they had agre...

42

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The percent (42%) of students who donated to a food drive after being given detailed instructions about the location drop-off spots, suggestions for types of fo...