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Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast

Sep 7, 2017

Daniel Crosby on behavioural psychology applied to marketing and finance - MAF141

My guest on the show this week is psychologist and TEDx speaker, Daniel Crosby.

We have a fascinating discussion about behavioural psychology and how we often make irrational decisions. If you're a marketer or give advice of any kind don't miss this great interview.

Welcome to episode 141 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • What behavioural psychology is and why it's important to understand how people make decisions
  • Why we all have biases that often lead to us making the wrong decisions
  • The key elements of emotion, ego, conservation and attention and why they affect consumer behaviour
  • Why we need to get outside help to overcome our biases and irrationality
  • How TED talks teach you stories are Trojan horses for facts

Who is Daniel Crosby?

Educated at Brigham Young and Emory Universities, Dr. Daniel Crosby is a psychologist and behavioural finance expert who helps organisations understand the intersection of mind and markets.

His ideas have appeared in the Huffington Post and Risk Management Magazine, as well as his monthly columns for and Investment News. Daniel was named one of the “12 Thinkers to Watch” by and a “Financial Blogger You Should Be Reading” by AARP.

When he is not consulting around market psychology, Daniel enjoys independent films, fanatically following St. Louis Cardinals baseball, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned by Daniel, please visit for the show notes.

What is the Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast?

The podcast for ideas and inspiration on marketing your business and growing your business, and for discussing topics on all things finance.

The MAF Podcast is a 30-minute radio show you download from, iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entreprenuers and journalists. Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill. Or even in the bath!

We talk about:

  • How you can grow your business using content marketing and social media
  • How you can keep your Marketing strategy and communications simple
  • Topics, issues, products and business models from the world of finance

You’ll take away one or two big ideas that you can apply to your business. So you can keep marketing your business to keep growing your business.

I’m your host, Roger Edwards.

A marketing guy from Edinburgh, Roger helps people keep their marketing simple in a world where complexity threatens to stifle business success.

An experienced marketing professional, helping businesses with their marketing strategy, content and social media.

Roger clocked up many years in the ‘big corporate’ world as marketing director of several UK financial services brands before setting up his own consultancy. Some of you might remember me as the Marketing Director and Managing Director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident.

He now uses his expertise to guide his clients in designing engaging campaigns and is known as a prolific content creator, podcaster and a speaker.

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Fancy Appearing on the Show?

Would you be interested in appearing on the MAF Podcast? Have you an exciting marketing or finance story to tell? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational ideas that MAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved.