Save and win
Do lottery savings schemes encourage people to put money away? This article describes how US store Walmart is luring “unbanked” Americans into planning for their futures with a $25 prize. The $25 has more appeal than the promise of $100 in interest earned over several years, as explained by the hyperbolic discounting theory.
Boost your productivity by asking yourself two questions, as Psychology Today explains. If you simply stop to consider exactly “when” and “where” you will work on a goal before getting started, you are much more likely to succeed, writes business consultant Al Pittampalli.
How would you feel if a robot decided whether you’d get a job? Chemicals giant Unilever has used artificial intelligence to screen all entry-level employees, according to Business Insider. The move has apparently been a big success - improving cost-efficiency and increasing the diversity of the workforce.