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The Just Do This podcast

 

You are busy. I get it. 

Now you can get behavioural lessons wherever you are and whenever it suits!

I've turned core lessons from Just Do This into a podcast that can be listened to from your favourite podcasting app, like Apple and Google podcasts.

It's exclusive to Just Do This members as part of their membership - there's no extra cost.

Just another reason to join Just Do This.

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The Just Do This Affiliate Program

 

Help me spread the word about Just Do This and earn commission!

I'm a solopreneur so it helps when people who like what I do share it with others.

When you become an Affiliate you not only get access to special discounts to offer your contacts but earn 10% of any sale.

You don't even have to be a Just Do This member yourself to sign-up.

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How (not) to argue for change

Note: This article was written before the referendum was held. It has now been updated to acknowledge the referendum was resoundingly beaten, with 61% of Australians voting No and 39% Yes. 

In business we spend a lot of time chasing ‘yes’.

Yes to buying from us. Yes to renewing. Yes to choosing us as their employer.

So it’s through this lens that I want to analyse the campaign for and against a Voice to Parliament. Behavioural science suggests that one side of the...

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Getting a customer to reveal their budget

 

How do you get a customer to reveal their budget?

Some customers are reticent to share their budget, either because they don't have one or they don't want to be oversold. So how can you price yourself?

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Effective emails

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We waste a lot of time writing emails that get ignored, or worse, provoke an unintended response.

So here's how to write emails that work:

First ask, is the news you are sharing with your customer good news or bad news for them?

If it is good news, the tone can be upbeat and positive. If it is bad news, you’ll need to tread more carefully.

Then ask, what do you want them to do as a result of reading your email? Do you want them to do something (action required) or do nothing (no action...

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Don't do this

 

When it comes to influencing behaviour of customers and colleagues, there are a lot of things you can do. But there’s also a lot of things you shouldn’t do.
 

1. Don’t make things pretty, make them effective

Too many businesses prioritise aesthetic over efficacy.

For example, websites with call-to-action buttons that match their brand. I get it! Brand guidelines are important. We want our businesses to look well considered and professional.

The problem when everything...

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Optimising customer reviews

 

Optimising customer reviews means paying attention to how people express themselves, not just what they express.

It's not only how many stars a customer gives you that can make a difference, it's whether they use past or present tense to describe their experience.

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Providing information can be a selfish thing to do

 

Seems to me that many people think the job is done once information has been shared.

Government ‘awareness’ campaigns, corporate policy documents, consulting recommendation decks, training days…

Once you’ve informed your audience, you’ve met the brief. It’s over to them. 

No. Not good enough.

But what do you want me to do?

We keep hearing about information overload. That people are confronted by thousands of messages and make hundreds of...

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How to price different options

 

When it comes to pricing options, how different should the prices be?

Should your most expensive option be a little bit pricier than the middle option, or a lot?

Should your cheapest option be super low, or closer to the middle?

In this video, behavioural expert Bri Williams shares how to price your product options to influence customers to buy.

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Doing hard things

 

I often talk about the need to minimise effort if we want behaviour to happen. The easier something is to do, the smaller the payoff for bothering needs to be.

But.

Sometimes we need to do hard things. We want to do hard things.

There’s the thrill of riding a roller coaster, the relief of passing exams and the satisfaction of climbing a mountain. The adrenaline of presenting your ideas to a crowded room.

In these cases, making the hard thing easy would negate its worth. 

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