Talking Points: Relationships, Money, Marketing

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Relationships, Money, Marketing

Strong social relationships boost a person’s chances of staying alive by 50%. That’s about the same improvement to mortality as the one that comes from quitting smoking. Bloomberg News, October 9, 2017

Research by Nobel-winning economist Angus Deaton has shown that money stops adding significantly to people’s happiness at an annual salary of $75,000 or after they attained $550,000 in net worth. The Week, October 27, 2017

“For every complex problem, there is a simple solution. And it’s always wrong.” H.L. Mencken

Over 200 million phone numbers are on the “Do Not Call List,” 44% of direct mail is never opened and 86% of people skip TV commercials. HubSpot.com, October 31, 2017

Debt of non-financial companies has grown $1 trillion in just two years and now totals $8.7 trillion, roughly 45% of GDP. CNBC, November 21, 2017

An estimated 97% of the 1.3 billion people that reside in India haven’t yet traveled by air. Bloomberg, November 28, 2017

“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” Margaret Atwood

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