Its that time of year again: Christmas shopping, holiday plans and New Year’s resolutions. We tend to get the first two right, but according to University of Scranton research, just 8 percent of people achieve their New Year’s resolution, which well refer to simply as goals, because that’s what these resolutions are. Set goals, understand […]
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About Hugh Massie
Hugh Massie - President and Founder of DNA Behavior International
Hugh Massie is a Behavioral Finance Strategist helping people and organizations worldwide "behavioralize money". His purpose is to guide people to be Behaviorally SMART for achieving greater financial empowerment so they can live with meaning and unlock their human potential.
Hugh liberates investors, advisors and organizational leaders with a unique blend of financial personality and economic insights to make improved life, financial and business decisions.In particular, he helps people become more self-aware so they do not make emotional decisions under pressure which sabotage their relationships and long-term horizon goals.
Hugh has over 60,000 hours of experience serving millions of investors with assets of $1 to $1 billion+ and the leaders of more than 2,500 businesses in 123 countries. (www.BehaviorallySmart.com)
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Navigating differences is a key problem to be solved as it is a strength when you can do it and a liability when you cannot. That’s at the core of our behavioral insights work over the years, whether looking at the individual, team, organization, family or other scenario, like business-customer, hiring manager-employee or financial advisor-client. […]
My home country of Australia does not have a Thanksgiving celebration like America and Canada do. Since living in America over the last 15 years and now becoming a citizen I have enjoyed including this reflective holiday in my life. As we head toward Thanksgiving, one of the many things I am grateful for is […]
In looking to leverage human behavioral insights to solve business problems and tailor employee and client offerings, do you want a very few questions that grab some data points so you can just keep moving? Or do you want a discovery profile questionnaire that achieves results like these? Easy and quick to complete (Don’t have […]
This article first appeared on Nasdaq. We’ve been having an interesting conversation in our office about how often we have been required to complete a questionnaire, how long they have taken and the reason for them. Some of the recent experiences of our team members: Renewing a passport online – 45 minutes; Completing a tax […]
My colleagues and I have been having an active discussion about the relevance of risk-tolerance questionnaires. So, I was excited to see a Sept. 6 article in the Wall Street Journal by Jason Zweig, “Knowing if you can stomach the next big market swing.” Not the right data, not enough data Zweig’s bottom line, “Any […]