Princeton & Psychology
The 19th episode of the Psychology Podcast with Daniel Karim features Jeff Kreisler a former Princeton lawyer, best selling author, price winning comedian, and advocate for behavioral science.
Why I Wanted To Learn From Jeff Kreisler
“I think the biggest thing that behavioral science discusses is the negative power of distractions” Jeff Kreisler
Who comes to mind when you think of the word successful?
Is it someone who makes a lot of money? Is it someone who has the perfect relationship? Maybe it is someone who travels around the world full time doing what he loves…
My version of success revolves around one word and one word only: authenticity.
In a world where we are constantly told who we should and shouldn’t be, “Self-Directedness” has become a rare virtue: Jeff Kreisler is one of those individuals who had the audacity to create his own life and actually live it.
I found Jeff Kreisler’s work when I did some research for my book “The Behavior Architect” and I instantly knew that his combination of financial education + behavioral insights + humor would be something that you could massively benefit from.
Don’t believe me? Take a look at his hilarious ted talk…
What Is This Episode About
- What it’s like to study at Princeton
- Advice for habit formation
- Tapping into the power of opportunity cost
- His book “Dollars and Sense”
- What it was like to work with behavior expert Dan Ariely
- His success secrets
- How to leave something good behind in order to get something great
About the guest
Jeff Kreisler is just a typical Princeton educated lawyer turned author, speaker, comedian and advocate for behavioral science. He uses humor & research to understand, explain and change the world.
Winner of the Bill Hicks Spirit Award for Thought Provoking Comedy, Jeff runs PeopleScience.com, is a executive humor coach for Stanford Business School, shares insights on CNBC, CNN, FoxNews & MSNBC and has toured most of this particular planet.