Stats and Curiosities: From Harvard Business Review

  • 2h 11m 40s
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

Fascinating stats... useful tips... entertaining topics. Did you know that to make a task seem easier, all you have to do is lean back a little? Or that retail salespeople who mimic the way their customers speak and behave end up selling more? If you like stats like this, are intrigued by ideas, and find connecting the dots to be a critical part of your skill set--this book is for you. Culled from Harvard Business Review's popular newsletter, The Daily Stat, this book offers a compelling look at insights that both amuse and inform. Covering such managerial topics as teams, marketing, workplace psychology, and leadership, you'll find a wide range of business statistics and general curiosities and oddities about professional life that will add an element of trivia and humor to your learning (and will make you appear smarter than your colleagues). Highly quotable and surprisingly useful, "Stats and Curiosities: From Harvard Business Review" will keep you on the front lines of business research--and ahead of the pack at work.

About the Author

Harvard Business Review is the leading destination for smart management thinking. Through its flagship magazine, 13 international licensed editions, books from Harvard Business Review Press, and digital content and tools published on, Harvard Business Review provides professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to lead themselves and their organizations more effectively and to make a positive impact.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction: Curiouser and Curiouser
  • Chapter 1 - Mysteries of the Human Brain
  • Chapter 2 - Bad Behavior, Good Behavior
  • Chapter 3 - To Your Health
  • Chapter 4 - The Working World
  • Chapter 5 - Gender Gaps
  • Chapter 6 - America the Statistical
  • Chapter 7 - Economic Realities
  • Chapter 8 - The Arc of Life
  • Chapter 9 - Stats You Can Use