Links: Wednesday, 4/26/17

A face-to-face request is 34x more successful than a request through email. (Harvard Business Review)

The new status symbol is no longer conspicuous consumption (how much you spend) but conspicuous production (how much you work). (The Guardian)

Good summary of how to apply Hanlon’s Razor (‘Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by neglect.’) as a mental model. (Farnam Street)