BMW M3 Power Curve

With the V8 engine (420 horsepower @ 8400 rpm), this M-series coupe produces as much power as a standard BMW (230 horsepower) at half the maximum RPM. The M3 is also more powerful than the Porsche Cayman S (320 hp), although the M3 is 1000 pounds heavier. The BMW M3 can to 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds, which is fast, but it’s not the biggest, fastest or strongest. For example, a Boeing 747 has 87,325 horsepower, or 210-times as much power as the M3.

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Example Hiring “Negotiation Dance”

UPDATE: Thanks to Professor Maurice Schweitzer who corrected my negotiation dance chart, it’s updated below.

Example Compensation Package Components:
Work culture conditions (e.g. WFH, dogs at work)
Boss
Title
Salary
MBO’s/bonus/commission
Health Benefits
Stock (e.g. equity, options, RSU)
Pension/401k
Vacation
Unusual Perks for Employees (e.g. laundry, dog daycare)

Example Negotiation Elements to Expect:
Anchoring
Decreasing concessions (decreasing slope)
Beneficial concessions (consistent slope)
Variable number of rounds
Variable cycle time between rounds (sometimes increasing, sometimes decreasing)
Not all negotiations end with a contract

About Project Graph: At Wharton we’re taught that everything can be graphed. This is my attempt to graph my goings-on.

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