Sherry Taylor

Q: A new study reveals that doing this will help you get what you want?
Q: A new study reveals that doing this will help you get what you want?

A: looking angry

TO NEGOTIATE BETTER DEALS, LOOK ANGRY: Being nice can only get you so far. A new study reveals that looking angry is key to getting what you want. Harvard University’s Ian Reed says for the best negotiating clout you should look irritated, with slanted brows, glaring eyes and tight lips. Reed says, “The effectiveness of a threat depends on how credible it is,” so an angry expression makes a person seem more credible because people intuitively think it’s genuine.  Still, you shouldn’t make actual threats, as that will most likely just get you escorted out of the buiding. (Time)

Latest Stories

in Music

Sam Smith, Mary J. Blige to perform at AMAs

Fresh
samsmith

The breakthrough newcomers 5 Seconds of Summer will also take the stage at next month's American Music Awards.

in Music, Weird

Bret Michaels doesn’t need your bank account info

bretmichaels

The Poison singer is warning fans about a bizarre new scam.

in Entertainment

‘Dukes of Hazard’ recording Christmas album

dukes

Good ol' boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have teamed up to record a new holiday album.

in Entertainment

Hilary Swank, Miranda Lambert to front ‘Dog-a-Thon’

swank

LeAnn Rimes, Betty White, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Duhamel, and Kesha are among those set to appear on a "Dog-a-Thon."