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19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

eCommerce

Only 2% Of People Can Actually Multitask — This Test Will Tell You If You Are One Of Them

But there is a small fraction of the population that might be true multitaskers, or "supertaskers," a term coined by David Strayer, a professor of psychology at the University of Utah who studies attention.<p>Think you're a supertasker? Skip to the test >><p>Not only do these people excel at cognitive …

University of Utah

30 Things You Need To Know To Be Successful In Life

Quora users discussed some lessons they've learned along the way in the thread, "What are the top 10 things we should be informed about in life?" Users had many more than 10 tips to offer, and we've collected and paraphrased some of the best advice, arranged by contributor below.<p><i>Justin Freeman, who</i> …

Self-improvement

3 Ways to Build A Winning Big Data R&D Teams

<i>Jim Meyerle is the co-founder of Evolv, a big data company that optimizes workforce performance.</i><p>As a co-founder at a big data analytics software company, where recruiting talented data scientists and engineers often feels like finding a needle in a haystack, I regularly get asked about lessons …

8 Power Poses That Can Make You More Successful at Work

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>It's the least expensive, most low-tech life hack you'll find.<p>Power posing: The act of taking a posture of confidence, even when you don't feel so confident, to make yourself more dominant.<p>Social psychologist Amy Cuddy struck a chord in the business …

Body Language

To grow your company and make millions, start working four days a week

Is it possible for an entire company to work a four-day week, grow revenue by 120% per year and do millions of dollars in yearly sales?<p>Yes.<p>At Treehouse, the online school I founded in 2010, we figured out how.<p>We work a 4-day week, and in just 32 hours per week, here’s what we’ve been fortunate to …

Productivity