Kickstarter Series: Part 1 of 2 – Kickstarter: It’s Old and New

When Kickstarter describes itself (see here) , the first thing on the list is this: "1. Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects." It is new... mostly. It's a disruptive, democratizing platform to allow anyone the chance to literally kickstart their project, or perhaps to kick it to the next level. That said, a ...

Customer experience research & behavioural economics is no gamble, even in Vegas…

As indicated in an earlier blog post, I am a big fan of podcasts. Especially, National Public Radio’s (NPR) Planet Money. Last November there was one in particular that caught my interest: “From Harvard Economist to Casino CEO.” Click here to listen: NPR Planet Money -  From Harvard Economist to Casino CEO. While I have not done any ...