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January 22, 2020
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How bike sharing in Seattle rose from the ashes of Pronto’s failure

In October 2014, Seattle launched Pronto, a docked bike-share program. But Pronto had problems shifting into a higher gear, and the city ended the program in 2017, making Seattle one of the few cities in the world to shut down … Continue reading

December 19, 2019
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Words to borrow

How the words we use can predict whether we’ll pay back loans Imagine you consider lending $2,000 to one of two borrowers on a crowdfunding website. The borrowers are identical in terms of their demographic and financial characteristics, the amount … Continue reading

December 14, 2019
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‘Growth Mindset’ Intervention Boosts Confidence and Persistence in Entrepreneurship Students

A low-cost intervention aimed at fostering a growth mindset in students gave the students more confidence in their entrepreneurship abilities and helped them persist when challenges arose.

November 26, 2019
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The power of counteroffers

How potential alternative offers can affect negotiations Whether you are interviewing for a job or closing on a home, power is a central tool in negotiations. Research from professors of management John Sawyer and Dustin Sleesman at the University of … Continue reading

October 15, 2019
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Tips that Every Crypto Investor Must Know

Since the debut of Bitcoin in 2009, the cryptocurrency market has taken the world by storm. Today, cryptocurrencies are becoming an essential part of our everyday lives most especially when it comes to our financial transactions. Thus, more and more … Continue reading