Monday Mash-Up ~ Vol. 2, Ep. 14
How To ‘Futureproof’ Yourself
Kevin Roose is a tech columnist on for the New York Times who has a new booked called Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation.
This is a fascinating — sometimes frightening — interview.
More Recommended Listening
Maria Sharapova on Big Questions
Maria Sharapova is a tennis champion turned successful entrepreneur. Last year, she was a guest on Cal Fussman’s Big Questions podcast.
I loved that interview and learned a ton listening to it.
Today is Sharapova’s 35th birthday. Seems like a good day to share this interview with you.
Emotional Advertising Works Better
Story-powered marketing works because it fires up the emotional site of prospects’ brains — and humans make buying decisions on emotion.
Here’s a great article that shows how emotionally driven advertising outperforms “rational” advertising.
More Recommended Reading
Dan Ariely is not a marketer, but I’ve learned a lot about marketing from him.
He’s a behavioral psychologist, and Predictably Irrational is a book that debunks the idea that humans behave in rational ways.
If you want to understand prospects and customers better and hone your marketing accordingly, this is a must-read.
Words to Ponder
Dan Ariely on Senseless Economics
“Wouldn’t economics make a lot more sense if it were based on how people actually behave, instead of how they should behave?”
Thanks for reading.
p.s. People keep showing up and telling us how much they enjoy our free trainings so we keep hosting them: “How to Harness the Magnetic Power of Storytelling to Captivate Prospects and Inspire Them to Act…” Details and registration here…
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