Today I’d like to talk about peer pressure or lack thereof. What do you do when a potential new customer really doesn’t know you at all? Much like an introduction by a friend or a spot on the New York Times Best Seller List a little social proof can go a long way. Social proof isContinue reading “Heuristics: Using social proof and anchoring for conversion”
Familiarity or pattern recognition is one of the first heuristics we use as a child to be fed. We know that our mother gives us food, so gravitate more to her than dad. We also learn that crying at the right intervals will get us changed and fed. We recognise the familiar pattern and triggers.Continue reading “Heuristics: Using Familiarity To Nurture Trust And Brand Allegiance”
As we have evolved over time – humans have developed a number of decision making shortcuts or Heuristic. We use these to speed up the decision making process. Heuristics usually govern automatic, intuitive judgments. But we can also deliberately use them when working from limited information. By understanding the role of heuristics in human psychology,Continue reading “Heuristics: Scarcity And Loss Aversion As Motivators”
I ran for weight loss, to escape, to get somewhere. I run for the friendships, the discomfort that makes you feel alive, the ‘what ifs’…
With an extra 6 months of anticipation, Matt, Gene and I headed to the start line nice and early for the 2021 Auckland Marathon in Jan ’22. The added luxury of a car ride to the start line instead of a bus from Albany meant we missed out on all that nervous tension. That tensionContinue reading “Auckland Marathon 2021”
68 kilometers, 2553m climb and 7563 calories later…
“It is not daily increase but daily decrease, hack away the unessential. The closer to the source, the less wastage there is.” – Bruce Lee
New Zealand is preparing to exit lockdown and return to a resemblance of normality. We’ll forgo the hugs and high fives we want to give teammates, my pack training runs will have to wait a bit longer, but shops will reopen, and we’ll get back to some of our old routines. Kids will return toContinue reading “Hard And Early, Out Of Lockdown, Game On!”
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With the 12hr done, my last long race of the year is the Auckland Marathon. A very different event. Brutal, but fun.