Freakonomics Radio

The Upside of Quitting (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, May 29, 2014

You know the saying: a winner never quits and a quitter never wins. To which Freakonomics Radio says ... Are you sure?


The Takeaway

Why We Stay When We Know We Should Leave

Monday, May 20, 2013

We’ve all found ourselves in bad situations, and chosen not to get out. On a personal level, those situations might be a bad jobs or unfulfilling relationships. On a bigger level, they might be international conflicts or government cover-ups. But regardless of scope, one question persists: Why is it that we so often stay, and for so long?

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