Why We’re ALL Terrible at Buying Things: 1) We don’t always act in our own best interest; 2) We’re easily manipulated.

STRATEGY Dan Gilbert Happiness Harvard Psychology Harvard Psychologist Explains Why We’re All Terrible At Buying Things by DRAKE BAER October 21, 2014, 3:47 PM Just because it’s a discount doesn’t mean it’s a good deal. Psychological science has found out at least two things about human nature: We don’t always act in our own best interest. • We’re easily…

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REALLY Angry Birds

reblogged by Keith Dickinson from THE ECONOMIST Schumpeter Beware the angry birds In the social-media age, bosses’ careers are more vulnerable than ever Oct 11th 2014 | From the print edition THE New Yorker magazine ran a cartoon last year of three monkeys in a row: one with a microphone (labelled “hear all evil”), one with a television camera…