Kurt Nelson

Kurt Nelson, PhD

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Adam Torres & Kurt Nelson 11 Dec 2023 • EN

The Power of Behavioral Science to Improve Leadership

Behavior science can improve leadership in many organizations. In this episode,  Adam Torres and Kurt Nelson, PhD, Founder & Chief Behavioral Officer at Lantern Group and Co-host of Behavioral Grooves, explore how behavioral science is helping organizations and Kurt’s book, Mission Matters: World"s Leading Entrepreneur

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Tim Houlihan + Kurt Nelson & Hal Hershfield 14 Aug 2023 • EN

Want To Make Tomorrow Better? Get To Know Your Future Self Today | Hal Hershfield

How can we make better choices today to benefit our future selves? Hal Hershfield outlines strategies like visualizing your future self, writing letters, making commitments, and recognizing that your preferences will change over time. Hal is a Professor of Marketing, Behavioral Decision Making, and Psychology at UCLA’s

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Kurt Nelson + Tim Houlihan & Manisha Thakor 07 Aug 2023 • EN

Money, Success and the Cult of Never Enough | Manisha Thakor

The "cult of never enough" encourages the belief that more money, possessions and achievements will make us happy. But Manisha Thakor has learnt through personal experience that emotional wealth is more important than financial wealth. Listen to learn how to redefine your success.    Manisha Thakor is the author of the

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Tim Houlihan + Kurt Nelson & Merle van den Akker 31 Jul 2023 • EN

All The Ways Into Behavioral Science (And No, You Don’t Need a PhD) | Merle Van Den Akker

The world of applied behavioral science has never been better. So how do you get your foot in the door to have a career in the field? You may be surprised to learn that it doesn’t have to involve getting a PhD. Merle van den Akker discusses her career journey from academia into the corporate world, and what we can lear

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Dr. Kurt Nelson is a behavioral scientist and founder of the Lantern Group. His expertise involves helping businesses align incentives and motivation to improve sales, productivity, and employee happiness. With a strong focus on incorporating behavioral science principles into goal-setting and motivation strategies, Ku

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Kurt Nelson + Tim Houlihan & Richard Shotton 08 May 2023 • EN

Why Random Rewards Feel So Much Better Than Earned Ones with Richard Shotton

Earning your 10th cup of coffee for free isn’t nearly as satisfying as being randomly awarded a free coffee from your barista. These uncertain rewards are a genius way of enforcing new habits, which our guest Richard Shotton outlines in his fantastic new book. In fact, Richard’s book “The Illusion of Choice: 16 ½ psych

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