Category: Books & Events

‘The Great Acceleration’ by Robert Colvile

There are many books written about new technology, and there are many books written about human nature. But this book manages to be one of the few that successfully combines both…

Originals by Adam Grant

It’s always a good sign when, before finishing a book, you’ve already bought a copy for two people and recommend it to several others. Here’s the bits I enjoyed the most…

Nudgestock 2016 in 10 quotes

Another year, another brilliant Nudgestock. Here’s ten of the best moments…

The Happiness Hypothesis – Jonathan Haidt

‘The Happiness Hypothesis’ tackles morality, religion, knowledge, community, and adversity. And it does it brilliantly…

Drive by Daniel H Pink

What really motivates us at work? Competence, Autonomy, and Relatedness, according to Dan Pink…

The Myths We Need to Survive – Yuval Noah Harari

‘Sapiens’ tackles a few small questions about how the ability to create stories has shaped our prejudices, religious beliefs, and capitalist consumption. So perfect for some light weekend reading…

Revealing Preferences at BX2015

This week, the biggest and brightest minds in global Behavioural Insight scurried across Westminster bridge and into the dark depths of the Park Plaza. Here’s some of the things I learnt…