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How payday lenders profit from our psychological vulnerabilities

September 4, 2013

http://www.theguardian.com/science/head-quarters/2013/sep/03/payday-lenders-psychological-vulnerabilities-wonga Molly Crockett: Financial hardship and chronic stress trigger cognitive biases that are ripe for exploitation by payday lenders such …read the rest

Does cutting company tax increase wages? > Check the facts

September 3, 2013

http://www.factsfightback.org.au/does-cutting-company-tax-increase-wages-check-the-facts/ “By cutting corporate taxes we…boost real wage growth,” The Coalition’s ‘Our Plan’. [That claim is not supported by Australian …read the rest

Google admits its famous job interview questions were a ‘complete waste of time’

June 21, 2013

http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/200732/google-admits-its-famous-job-interview-questions-were-a-complete-waste-of-time/ [...] Another thing that has no bearing on your success? College Grade Point Average. “G.P.A.’s are worthless as a …read the rest

The Plan

June 13, 2013

In the beginning, there was a Plan. Then came Arseumptions. And the Arseumptions were without form. And the plan was …read the rest

Business Plan

June 7, 2013

At Upstarta meetings we’ve explored the concept of business plans. In a “traditional” business, you need a business plan because …read the rest