On Digital Tools, Behavioral Economics, and Retirement

8 Dec
Just wanted to share a Harvard Business Review post by my colleague, Shlomo Benartzi. In a nutshell, the digital world opens up many possibilities to apply behavioral economics to help people. Shlomo mentions some research that he, Hal Hershfield, and ... Read more »

Nudging and Behavioral Architecture

12 Oct

Applied behavioral science is a relatively new concept within the business community. This short video is part of planned series of videos to increase awareness and improve the implementation of behavioral science initiatives in business. These videos complement material from the book, Inside Nudging: Implementing Behavioral Science Initiatives.

This video addresses the questions, “What is Nudging?” and “What is Behavioral Architecture?”

More short behavioral science videos by Steve Shu

 

A Helicopter View of a Management Consulting Proposal

31 Aug
I’ve often been asked by new consultants to provide insights on structuring a proposal. Here’s a conceptual, high-level summary of a typical proposal: Executive Summary and Overview – often articulates background relevant to the proposal, such as current issues and ... Read more »

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 »