Brainfluence

*Original air date: Jan 3, 2019.*

Brian Ahearn is the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE, as well as a dynamic international keynote speaker, trainer, coach, and consultant. Named one of the Top 100 Influencers of 2016 by the Science of Digital Marketing, Brian specializes in applying the science of influence and persuasion in everyday situations. He is one of only 20 individuals in the world who currently holds the Cialdini Method Certified Trainer designation, and his LinkedIn course, Persuasive Selling, has been viewed over 150,000 times.

In this episode, Brian shares examples of how Cialdini's Principles of Persuasion can be utilized in marketing, as well as in our everyday lives. Listen in to hear how the scarcity mindset drives people into action, what you can do to gain more perceived authority, and more.

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Jason Bradshaw created his first business at fourteen, selling telecommunications and computer equipment in the Australian city of Toowoomba. With a keen interest in the power of the customer and employee experience, he tested and implemented strategies for improving experiences in a variety of sectors. During his time in the telecommunications industry, he improved the customer experience in a number of verticals by over 100 percent, saved tens of millions of dollars in a matter of months in retail and media, and created tens of millions in revenue improvement through his initiatives.

In this episode, Jason shares his thoughts on the fusion of the customer and employee experience, what metrics you should really be looking at to determine the experience your customers are having, and his single best piece of advice for improving that experience. He will also give his insider perspective on where he sees the automobile industry evolving, including whether the dealership model will become a thing of the past.

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Erich Joachimsthaler is an award-winning author, co-author, speaker, visiting professor at many of the world’s leading schools, and Founder and CEO of VIVALDI, one of the largest independent global strategy and business transformation firms. He is also a branding expert, and his latest book, THE INTERACTION FIELD: The Revolutionary New Way to Create Shared Value for Businesses, Customers, and Society, shines a light on a new way of looking at a successful business model for the future.

Listen in as Erich explains the differences and similarities between interaction fields, ecosystems, and platforms, as well as why interaction fields are the business model of the future—with a focus on collaboration over competition. He will also share the missed opportunity that Burberry had to overcome many friction challenges and how Tesla is a true example of an interaction field in how it solves problems simultaneously for consumers, industry, and society.

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Ashley Whillans is a professor at Harvard Business School and a leading scholar in the time and happiness research field. Twice, she’s been named a Rising Star of Behavioral Science by the Behavioral Science & Policy Association, and in 2016 she cofounded a "nudge unit"—namely, the Department of Behavioral Science in the Policy, Innovation, and Engagement division of the British Columbia Public Service Agency. Ashley is also the author of the new book, TIME SMART: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life.

She joins the show today to discuss how she is helping people to live happier and healthier lives using insights from behavioral science. Listen in to learn how making small decisions in our daily lives can bring us more joy, as well as how time poverty affects our happiness—despite the fact that we theoretically have more leisure time than we've ever had. You'll also discover how the technology paradox has actually taken time away from us and what we can do to better protect our time with so much of our lives going virtual.

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Tim Ash was the co-founder and CEO of SiteTuners for 19 years, and he helped to create over $1.2 billion in value for companies like Google, Expedia, and Nestle. Now a globally acknowledged authority on evolutionary psychology and digital marketing, Tim joins the show today to share insights from his new book, Unleash Your Primal Brain: Demystifying how we think and why we act.

Listen in as he shares the importance of understanding the brain if you are in marketing in order to understand what makes people want to purchase a product. You will learn about the evolution of our brains, the changes in human behavior that Tim has observed since the beginning of the pandemic, and more.

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