Navigating Behavioral Science Applications

10 Nov
The concept of nudging and more specifically the behavioral science phrase of “no neutral design” has strong historical ties to social and public sector issues. The motivation for the phrase goes something like this. We have to provide people with ... Read more »

New Resolutions and Fresh Starts

6 Nov
As we approach the year-end, I wanted to share some thoughts from my book, The Consulting Apprenticeship: 40 Jump-Ideas for You and Your Business. It is a technique that I’ve seen a number of operating companies and management consulting firms ... Read more »

Update on Inside Nudging and Other Behavioral Science Efforts

24 Oct
I’ve published an update to Inside Nudging: The Excerpts (as a free release in Apple iBook format and in paperback form for talks, workshops, and academic inquiries). The update includes: Chapter 2: Organizations Can Package Behavioral Science for Good – This chapter describes a case of ... Read more »

Behavioral Economics and Innovation Workshops

24 Oct
I am co-hosting Behavioral Economics and Innovation Workshops in conjunction with one of my colleagues and partners, Namika Sagara at Sagara Consulting. The goals of these workshops are twofold. First, the workshops teach and demonstrate key behavioral economics (BE) concepts to participants. Second, the ... Read more »

Please take a quick, 30-second survey for my book – Inside Nudging

29 Aug
I am writing a book for management professionals and those interested in implementing behavioral science (which includes behavioral economics and finance) in business settings. Situations include the incubation of innovation centers, behavioral science overlay capabilities, or advancement of existing organizations. ... Read more »

What Are The Best Management Consulting Books?

28 Jul
There are four books that I recommend as core to the generic practice of consulting. These are: The McKinsey Way by Ethan Rasiel Process Consultation by Edgar Schein (dry read) Flawless Consulting by Peter Block (optional and highly recommended for ... Read more »