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Every day we encounter the challenge of influencing behaviour, either our own or someone else's. So here are some tips on how...

18 Jun 2018

Why an hour sometimes feels shorter than that

An hour isn't always an hour. New research suggests our productivity not only depends on how we perceive time, but whether free time is followed by a scheduled commitment...

Category : Blog & News

11 Jun 2018

When to apply behavioural economics to your business

When to apply behavioural economics? In my experience there are typically four points at which clients are triggered to seek solutions BE solutions...

Category : Blog & News

08 Jun 2018

Behavioural Bootcamp

Interested in how to apply behavioural economics to your business? Join Bri's public course on applied behavioural techniques...

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02 Jun 2018

How congruence impacts conversion

When crafting an ad, piece of collateral or website, visual design needs to support whatever your key message is. Here's how one retailer has nailed the congruence of its message...

Category : Blog & News

28 May 2018

The beauty of effort

The most fundamental equation in behaviour change is effort vs. reward. Not only is it dangerous to make people expend too much effort, it's dangerous for individuals themselves to be seen to expend too much effort...

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21 May 2018

Why smaller businesses need to smile more

Consumers expect more warmth from small companies, and will punish you if you don't deliver, new research has found...

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14 May 2018

You don't need to optimise everything, just these two things

Get smart about where to focus time and resources by using the peak-end rule...

Category : Blog & News

07 May 2018

Why you should move the shampoo

I was staying with family overseas recently and when we returned to the house after the cleaners had been, I noticed something strange. Bottles of shampoo and conditioner had switched position, and the hand lotion was now where the hand wash had been. "How annoying", I first thought, after trying to wash my hands with lotion. But then a second thought lodged in my mind; "how brilliant!" ...

Category : Blog & News

30 Apr 2018

Make de-prioritising a priority

Most organisations set themselves up to fail by nominating an unrealistic number of strategic priorities. Staff burnout, quality gets compromised and life feels hard. If that sounds like your organisation, here are some ideas on how to make de-prioritisation a priority....

Category : Blog & News

23 Apr 2018

Handwritten typefaces can increase sales of indulgent products

New research has found "handwritten" typeface has an impact on product perceptions and sales...

Category : Blog & News

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