Thu, 27 December 2018
Steven E. Landsburg is a Professor of Economics and the University of Rochester and the man behind the popular “Everyday Economics” column in Slate magazine. Also the author of More Sex Is Safer Sex, The Big Questions, Can You Outsmart an Economist?, and the bestselling The Armchair Economist, Steven has written over thirty journal articles in mathematics, economics, and philosophy. His work has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications.
In this episode, Steven breaks down the surprising realities behind economic and social phenomena. Listen in to hear how height and pay are correlated, why we should all be grateful for people who hoard money, and why more sex is safer sex.
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Thu, 20 December 2018
Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. Also a National Speakers Association Hall of Fame inductee and New York Times bestselling author, Shep works with companies and organizations that want to build loyal relationships with their customers and employees. His past clients include American Airlines, Anheuser-Busch, American Express, and many more.
Shep joins this episode to share insights from his latest book, The Convenience Revolution, which focuses on eliminating friction for customers. Listen in to hear his advice for building brand loyalty, the mindset companies should adopt when it comes to convenience, and what it really takes to create customer amazement.
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Thu, 13 December 2018
Dr. BJ Fogg is a behavior scientist with deep experience in innovation and teaching. The head of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University, BJ teaches his models and methods in graduate seminars, and his work has been applied by his students and others to create successful products, including Instagram. He has personally coached over 40,000 people in forming new habits using his breakthrough method called “Tiny Habits,” and his TEDx talk, “Forget big change, start with Tiny Habits” has over a million views.
In this episode, BJ shares how we can use behavior design strategies to develop beneficial habits and create positive change. Listen in to learn the major factors that drive our behavior, hacks for changing habits, and the key thing innovators need to understand about what makes people do the things they do.
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Thu, 6 December 2018
John Bargh is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on the science of priming and the unconscious mind. The James Rowland Professor of Psychology, Professor of Management at Yale University, and founder of Yale's Automaticity in Cognition, Motivation, and Evaluation (ACME) lab, John has conducted revolutionary research focused on non-conscious drivers of human behavior for more than three decades. He has written nearly 200 scholarly research and theoretical papers—for which he has received major awards and honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, induction into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Distinguished Career Award from the American Psychological Association—and is the author of one of Business Insider's outstanding reads of 2017, Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do.
In this episode, John dives into the research behind priming and how certain stimuli can shape our perception and behavior. Listen in to learn how images and strategic cues influence us, what we can do to counteract negative priming effects, and ways you can set up intentional primes in your own life to create positive outcomes.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2rcUVbR