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The Standard Deviations podcast is a weekly production that looks at money, mind and meaning, all through a psychological lens. Each week, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Crosby interviews a fascinating new guest, experts in everything from finance to literature to wellness. Each guest provides listeners with three concrete ways to apply what was learned that week, ensuring that weekly listening becomes part of a path to a richer life. Episodes are brief, resear ...
 
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- As someone who works in practice management and as a trainer, how does Penny get advisors to embrace the power of practice management when there are plenty of advisors who are financially successful who are violating all the best practices? - If Penny created her own top 25 advisor list, what criteria would she choose to decide who belongs on tha…
 
Tune in to hear: - Morningstar recently conducted an in-depth study on the financial biases that people bring to the table. What are the real world, fiscal impacts of these biases? - In the study, were they able to quantify a percentage or a dollar amount difference between biased and unbiased folks? - 2% of people in their study showed no evidence…
 
Tune in to hear: - Ric Edelman started off as a reporter - does Ric think that an advisor could start “Edelman 2.0", so to speak, using the same formula with education at the forefront? - Why might it be wise to “narrowcast” rather than broadcast? - What are two or three actionable steps that American investors can take now? - Why does Ric think th…
 
Tune in to hear: - Many are very focused on the behavioral coaching elements of behavioral finance, but overlook the upside of integrating the findings of behavioral finance into actual asset management. How can we be better about balancing the two? - Toews’ portfolios attempt to anticipate declines. How specifically does he go about that and what …
 
Tune in to hear: - What event prompted Dr. Howard to move from using a market efficiency / rational markets framework to a framework of behavioral finance? - How can we discover market inefficiencies that are exploitable if the price is almost always wrong and not reflecting true value? - If the behavioral dislocations of market prices are so vast,…
 
Tune in to hear: - What was the process of launching Dr. Biyani’s business Udemy like? - As an entrepreneur, how do you know when you’re a visionary that may be early to an idea vs. when the market is simply telling you your idea isn’t worthwhile? - What advantages does virtual learning have over traditional learning and where might it fall short? …
 
Tune in to hear: - What gap did Dr. Chase see in the market? How has investment talent been traditionally vetted and how does this compare to how it optimally should be? - What specific personality assessments do they use and how do they settle on these? - How do Drs. Chase and Pogge utilize Rorschachs to vet different personality styles? - Taking …
 
Tune in to hear: - Why do conversations about finances often take on such a moralistic tenor? - Is the moralizing of money a uniquely American problem or does this happen all over the world? - How can we accrue the benefits of being well off without falling prey to the lack of passion that can accompany this at times? - The possession-self link sta…
 
Tune in to hear: - In a study that Eben helped conduct, clients were three times as likely to say they are very knowledgable about markets than their advisors were likely to say about them. Men had a similarly outsized response and were three times more likely than women to say they were knowledgable. Are clients overestimating their ability to und…
 
Tune in to hear: - What is “flow” in a behavioral science context? - How do you begin to measure and study something like flow, which seems very ephemeral and hard to pin down? - Is it possible to reach a flow state performing a task/job you dislike? - How to we push past the stumbling block phase, with a challenging skill like drawing or skateboar…
 
Tune in to hear: - What does Charlotte’s day to day role as a Chief Behavioral Officer look like? - Has the science of motivating employees shifted a great deal since The Great Depression or do other cultural or economic factors play into people’s loyalty to a particular company? - How accurately can people assess what motivates them to work? - Wha…
 
Tune in to hear: - Reese Harper has an advisory business, Dentist Advisors, that is exclusively for dentists. How did he take the first step to say no to everything else and how did choosing such a specific niche serve him well? - How did he land on dentists, in particular, as his niche? - Why do dentists, on average, retire 6 years later than thei…
 
Tune in to hear: - How does Dr. Cherry implement “The Big 5” personality test in his practice? Does he approach clients with different personality traits in novel ways to better help them problem solve? - How were The Big 5 traits ultimately arrived upon? - How might one shift communication with their client if the client displays high levels of an…
 
Tune in to hear: - How did Jeff’s professional path evolve from lawyer, to standup comedian and finally to behavioral science / economics? - What lessons could behavioral science stand to learn from the art of standup comedy? - If two different comedies tell a joke with similar content, the joke might land for one of them while feeling really caust…
 
Tune in to hear: - On a previous podcast, Richard Nisbett expressed that the most central message of psychology is that we have no access to most of what goes on in our heads. What studies are illustrative of this dramatic conclusion he reached? - What are the implications of this stream of thought, particularly in regards to free will and determin…
 
Tune in to hear: - How did Anthony move from being homeless, and in a great deal of debt, to being one of the nation’s top educators on money matters and part of the Dave Ramsey franchise? What four steps were critical in this journey? - Anthony stresses the importance of intentionality in one’s spiritual journey, network journey, net worth journey…
 
- Three steps to mastering personal finance. - What is the knowledge or education gap in financial literature that Joe Saul-Sehy’s new book ‘Stacked’ fills? - What role might humor play in a successful financial plan? - How can we move people towards financial goals that are more visceral and poignant and away from mimetic, or culturally inherited,…
 
Tune in to hear: - What is Colin’s perspective on the extreme fear and greed that arose throughout the pandemic in 2020? These are constants within the market, but why were they of particular interest in this cycle? - Are investors primed for misbehavior because of what we went through last year? - Learn more about Colin’s new book Fed Up: Success,…
 
Tune in to hear: - What might the personality of an ideal hire for a leadership position in asset management look like? - How can one measure things like emotional intelligence and curiosity that can seem kind of ethereal or hard to get your arms around? - Has Michael come across any counterintuitive, or surprising, discoveries in his research as h…
 
Tune in to hear: - Carl Richards speaks about serving real financial advisors. This of course presupposes the existence of fake financial advisors, so what’s the difference between a real financial advisor and a fake financial advisors? - What practical advice can help one avoid a financial advisor that doesn’t have your best interests at heart? - …
 
Tune in to hear: - Is the classic retirement trope of working hard until your 65 and retiring to a life of leisure sort of an antiquated way of thinking about retirement? - Is the prospect of people having to work later in their life net good or net negative for most individuals? - Research shows that people who are retired, on average, are happier…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why might the narrative that “our parents’ generation had it much easier financially than we do now” be incorrect? What assumptions does it make? - When yields on a 50/50 stock and bond portfolio, yields are historically anemic right now. What are investors supposed to do in a time like this and how do we prevent them from just c…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why is Adam Smith considered to be the original behavioral economist? - Mike is advocating for mission driven capitalism. How does this contrast with a more classic approach to Capitalism that’s focused on shareholder value? - Why might mission driven corporations outperform the S&P 500? Is there a specific mechanic at play here?…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why do we often defer our dreams for so long and how might we be more proactive in seeking them out? - Reflecting back on their lives, many people wish they had taken more risks. Why might we see this with such clarity at the end of our lives, while actually living it in the present is so difficult for most of us? - Is “following…
 
Dr. Richard Smith believes that risk literacy is essential not only for independent investors; it’s essential for anyone looking to succeed in today’s exploding digital marketplaces. Pulling from his expertise in mathematics and technology, Dr. Smith advises his clients on how to navigate the noise and distractions presented by the media and social…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why does Tra’s new book on entrepreneurship, Boss Brain, start with a focus on evolutionary psychology and brain science? - Does our wiring lead to a certain determinism or can we embolden ourselves by understanding our inner workings? - What are some cases where business owners confuse predictability with control? - Currently, 9…
 
This week, Dr. Crosby is joined by fellow behavioral finance geek Neil Bage. Neil is passionate about helping people make safe and informed choices and is a specialist on behavioral drivers of financial decisions. In this episode, we turn the tables and Neil interviews Daniel in celebration of the 2nd Edition release of Dr. Crosby's book 'The Laws …
 
JC Parets launched the All Star Charts Research Platform in September of 2014 to provide technical analysis commentary across all asset classes to investors worldwide. He also has his own podcast, Technical Analysis Radio, which helps others grow their knowledge of technical analysis. JC grew up in Miami, FL and is a big sports fan. When he’s not l…
 
Johnny Sandquist is the Founder & CEO of Three Crowns Marketing. He's focused on supporting RIA firms and advisor technology companies for over a decade now. He has a wife and three kids and is a huge Star Wars geek. Tune in to hear: Does Johnny advise his marketing clients to avoid or pursue engaging their target market by taking a stance on divis…
 
Lindsey Bell is Ally Invest’s Chief Investment Strategist, responsible for shaping the company’s point of view on investing and the global markets. She is also President of Ally Invest Advisors, responsible for its robo advisory offerings. Lindsey has a broad background in finance, with experience on the buy-side and sell-side, in research, and in …
 
In 2010, Stacy Havener founded Havener Capital Partners, an independent third party marketing firm, to provide sales and marketing services to a select group of high quality managers. Well recognized for her expertise in the Registered Investment Advisor and wealth management channel, Stacy has significant experience in product development as well …
 
Nathan Astle is the founder of Relational Money LLC where he offers training to financial advisors and money coaches on basic financial therapy skills. This will help them be better at their jobs, retain more clients, and improve the quality of care. Tune in to hear: What are some of the key differences and similarities between financial therapy, c…
 
Tim Holland is the Chief Investment Officer at Orion Advisor Solutions, where he oversees the investment management and strategies for Orion Portfolio Solutions and Brinker Capital Investments. Prior to his current role, Tim was the Global Investment Strategist at Brinker Capital where he worked with senior members of the investment team to develop…
 
Phil is widely regarded as a thought leader in the asset management industry. As Founder & CEO of Exponential ETFs Phil raised $1.8 Billion in AUM in just over three years after launching the company from scratch. As Managing Director at NYSE Phil exceeded 90% market share of ETF listings. Phil is the author of two patents on innovative ETF structu…
 
An economist by trade, Hoda manages her company’s successful flagship portfolio. She also applies behavioral economics, data journalism and storytelling to their product development. Before starting her own company, Hoda worked as a strategist at Sony, Aimia and Symantec. Outside of the world of work, Hoda is a certified wine specialist who loves R…
 
Jean-Michel Pailhon is Vice-president at Ledger, the leading company in security solutions for crypto-assets, where he’s heading the company’s product initiatives. He joined Ledger in early 2017 when the company had 20 employees initially leading the finance, strategy and corporate development initiatives. Before that, Jean-Michel spent 15+ years i…
 
Eric Clarke serves as CEO for Orion Advisor Solutions (Orion), helping advisory professionals operationalize their vision for success by delivering cutting-edge financial technology and investment management solutions through the organization’s brand entities: Orion Advisor Tech, Orion Portfolio Solutions, CLS Investments and Brinker Capital Invest…
 
Kelly is a Wealth Management Advisor at WestPac Wealth Partners. Kelly works with her clients in all aspects of financial wealth advisory including: asset protection, wealth accumulation and financial coordination. Kelly previously worked in Institutional and Portfolio Management. Her experience in the corporate world provided her a deep financial …
 
Chau Lai first found her passion for finance as an Economics Major at the University of California San Diego. At the advice of her professors to “invest early,” Chau pooled her savings to invest half and the rest independently at the age of 17. Real-world experiences and early childhood struggles taught Chau important lessons regarding building and…
 
Samantha Russell is the Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer at Twenty Over Ten. Utilizing her background in Public Relations, Marketing and Client Relations, Sam focuses on helping new clients understand the value of their online presence and connecting them with the marketing tools and digital solutions they need to effectively manage t…
 
Nick Saleem is the Co-Founder of United Wealth Group and has been in the Financial Services Business since 1997. Nick focuses his practice around the Medical and Physician market and specializes in retirement and estate planning, insurance and employee benefit plans. Nick currently works with over 500 clients, and he is passionate about creating in…
 
Maddie has a Masters in Behavioral Science from the London School of Economics. She is the co-founder and director of Salient, which is a behavioral science consultancy, and she is head of membership at the newly formed Global Association of Applied Behavioral Scientists. Maddie also enjoys teaching yoga whenever she can. Tune in to hear: Western p…
 
Maxine Gray is the Business Strategy Development and Implementation Manager at Investec Wealth, South Africa. She is an ambassador for the United Nations Global Compact of young SDG innovators. Maxine has also been a board member of imagine.nation (NPO) since 2015, and she is the founder of Winter Warmer drive (2010-2020), helping over 20,000 peopl…
 
Jess Von Bank (also known as JVB) is the head of marketing at Leapgen and the founder of the global world of work community Now of Work. JVB is proficient with, and passionate about, HR tech and connecting talent to opportunity. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her three daughters and enjoys obstacle races and dark chocolate. Tune in to hear: What…
 
Roger is the host of the Retirement Answer Man podcast and Roger That! YouTube series where he helps hundreds of clients secure their ideal retirements. He has worked as a CFP for more than 25 years and is passionate about making sure people are prepared for retirement while living their best lives along the way. He authored the book Rock Retiremen…
 
Now in his 31st year as a financial professional and Partner of Strategic Wealth Group, LLC. John is a Chartered Financial Consultant and member of MDRT's Top of the Table. SWG's mission is to help clients establish goals, make efficient decisions and implement macro strategies to reach those goals. Tune in to hear: Why is it potential a mistake fo…
 
In her role as the Director of Innovation at TD Ameritrade Institutional, Dani oversees the development of advanced investment management and technology tools designed to help independent registered investment advisors compete and thrive in a world of accelerating change. Dani is also responsible for implementing voice-first capabilities at TD Amer…
 
Dr. Joy Lere is a psychologist and consultant who practices where Freud meets finance. She works with foot planted in the field of psychology and the other waltzing on Wall Street. She has previously served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Clinical Psychology at George Washington University and has held clinical and research positions at Child…
 
Phil Pearlman is the Chief Community Officer at Stocktwits, the world’s largest community of investors and traders. Phil previously worked as the Director of Marketing at Bank OZK and as the Interactive Editor at Yahoo Finance. On his blog Eight Fat Swine, Phil looks at questions about behavior and irrationality and seeks out solutions that foster …
 
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