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December 31, 2011 10:41 AM   Subscribe

Relating SCIENCE! to everyday life, Ouch: A Year's Worth of Occasionally Disturbing Research on How to Get Ahead is comedic advice on how to excel in the new year (from the usually-more-serious Harvard Business Review's "The Daily Stat") - reminiscent of Barking Up The Wrong Tree, a blog of tongue-in-cheek nuggets of research by Eric Barker.
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Great stuff. I've seen some of these suggestions in other contexts: notably the note about "joke about a very high figure when negotiating salary." And my salary review is this month!
posted by alasdair at 2:57 PM on January 1, 2012


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