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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Experience Goods, Credence Goods, Search Goods

Experience goods are products and services whose value can only be truly determined by consuming or experiencing them. A bottle of wine is the classic example of an experience good, health care and beauty products are also frequently cited. Experience goods are typically purchased based upon reputation and recommendation since physical examination of the good […]

Workafrolics

The best achievers in life are NOT workaholics, they are “workafrolics.” They enjoy what they do, they are invigorated by it, and enthralled by the daily challenge. Sure, not every day is a piece of cake and not every task is equally rewarding; in every life a little rain must fall and in every job […]

The Quiet Eye

In golf, putting often makes the difference. But it turns out that there is more to putting than mere mechanical skill or athletic ability. According to Joan Vickers, a Canadian professor of kinesiology, “In the seconds before a stroke, duffers’ eyes tend to dart around without purpose or function while elite players control their gaze.” […]

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