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How to Persuade Anyone: Four Timeless Strategies

Author Dan Pink's latest book, <i>To Sell is Human</i> argues that everyone is a salesperson. And it's true. Whether you're negotiating an acquisition, recruiting new talent, trying to ink an elusive client, or even just asking for a raise, you need to be well versed in the powers of persuasion.<p>So no …

Get to Inbox Zero--and Stay There

Want to live in a world of less digital clutter? Try this email management app.<p>I tend to get about 100 messages a day. That's down from about 300 before I started actively managing my inbox.<p>In a fairly recent column in the magazine, I wrote about both SaneBox and Unroll.me and how they helped me …

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The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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Why Your Rent Is Rising Faster Than Inflation

Call of Duty: Ghosts launches ahead of new games consoles

<b>The creator of the latest Call of Duty video game has acknowledged that initial sales of the title are likely to be slower than last time round.</b><p>CoD: Ghosts launches weeks ahead of the release of Sony and Microsoft's new consoles.<p>As a result, Mark Rubin, studio head at developer Infinity Ward, said …