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What is back-of-the-envelope calculation / napkin math means?
April 18, 2017
Napkin Math / back-of-the-envelope calculation
When we say “it was on the back of a napkin,” it means we did it quickly. It wasn’t formal. It makes you imagine the person was eating dinner, suddenly had an idea, and had to write it on the nearest paper, which was a napkin. ūüôā When a tutor uses a fast food premises […]
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Impulse Buying
April 18, 2017
Spur of the moment, unplanned decision to buy, made just before a purchase. Research findings suggest that emotions and feelings play a decisive role in purchasing, triggered by seeing the product or upon exposure to a well crafted promotional message. Such purchases ranges from small (chocolate, clothing, magazines) to substantially large (jewelry, vehicle, work of […]
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The Tall Poppy Syndrome
April 13, 2017
A¬†perceived tendency to discredit or disparage those who have achieved notable wealth or prominence in public life. The tall poppy syndrome is a culture where people of high status are resented, attacked, cut down or criticised because they have been classified as better than their peers. This is similar to begrudgery, the resentment or envy […]