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Alchemy The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands Business and Life

Land began taking stock of each effective yet nebulous trick ”the thing which has no name” he discovered As he rose in the advertising industry he began to understand why these things had no name no one was interested in uantifying them cataloguing them or really investigating them So he did it himselfLike classic behavioral economists Daniel Kahneman and Richard Thaler Sutherland peels away hidden often irrational human behaviors that explain how the world around us functions In How to Be an Alchemist he examines why certain ads work and the broader truths they tell us about who we a. To be honest my rating is 45 stars but the Goodreads system doesn t allow rating 12 starThis book first flipped my brain upside down then it mashed my brain vigorously and I found that

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The legendary advertising guru Ogilvy UK’s vice chairman and star of three massively popular TED Talks blends the science of human behavior with his vast experience in the art of persuasion in this incomparable book that decodes successful branding and marketing in the vein of Freakonomics Thinking Fast and Slow and The Power of HabitWhen Rory Sutherland was a trainee working on a direct mail campaign at the famed advertising firm OgilvyOne he noticed that very small changes in design often had immense effects on the number of consumer responses Yet no one he worked with knew why Suther. The premise of this book by an ad man is that sometimes you have to use non obvious or seemingly irrational ways to sell things to people because we don t all behave with strict rational The Abduction The Sa Tskir Brothers Chronicles knew why Suther. The premise of this book by an ad man is that sometimes you have to use non obvious or seemingly irrational ways to sell things to people because we don t all behave with strict rational

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Re Why do people prefer stripy toothpaste and how might that help us design retirement plans that young people would actually buy Why do we think orange juice is healthy and how does the same principle guide our feelings about nuclear reactors Why do budget airlines advertise services they don’t offer and what might insurance companies learn from them about keeping healthcare costs low Filled with startling and profound conclusions Sutherland’s journey through the world of advertising and its surprising lessons for human behavior is insightful brilliant eye opening and irresistibly fu. This book should come with a warning for its display of sexism and white wealthy middle aged eurocentric male views If you can get past that you might find some of the ideas interestingT


10 thoughts on “Alchemy The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands Business and Life

  1. says:

    The premise of this book by an ad man is that sometimes you have to use non obvious or seemingly irrational ways to sell things to people because we don't all behave with strict rationality 'Ideas' in the title refers almost exclusively to making and selling products and occasionally to selling behaviour changes This is potentially very interesting and does have some very good insights about framing choices

  2. says:

    A whirlwind of hot airRory Sutherland really wants you to know how smart he is Not only that but he also wants you to know how stupid everyone else is Consultants accountants economists stock market analysts all idiots Accor

  3. says:

    A well written and witty book that explores the utility of the less rational side of Human nature The author drives home the point on the limits of living a life out of a logic textbook or any one method of decision making Life is messy most of the decisions often reuire not using rationality but heuristics satisficing

  4. says:

    Delightful read Breezy and irreverent The author talks about scenarios where a purely logical approach can lead to worse outcomes for businessHad some thought provoking points But wasn't particularly well structuredMy key takeaways were1 Economic theory is an insufficient way to identify value proposition both in B2B and B2C scenarios Loss avoidance and personal status gains are a much stronger motivators than prospects

  5. says:

    I was given an advance readers copy of this bookWhile ostensibly a book for advertisers and marketers I wanted to read this because I wondered why Red Bull is so popular why some of the ads that seem so awful to me are nevertheless successful But mostly I wanted another glimpse into how our minds work This book did not disappoint It was both insightful and humorous “The advertisements which bees find useful are flowers

  6. says:

    To be honest my rating is 45 stars but the Goodreads' system doesn't allow rating 12 starThis book first flipped my brain upside down then it mashed my brain vigorously and I found that my brain became very pulpy and mushy after finished reading this bookThe author successfully proved that conventional logic and wisdom fails than what people think through many real life examples in the book The central messa

  7. says:

    This book should come with a warning for its display of sexism and white wealthy middle aged eurocentric male views If you can get past that you might find some of the ideas interestingThe acknowledges his children for their help on political correctness Well either his children did not do a good enough job or he did not listen to them

  8. says:

    Mind blowing

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    By the means of uncon

  10. says:

    If you need to improve public transport service the rational option is to invest in new roads tracks vehicles stations and this will set you back tenshundreds of millions The alternative is to invest a couple of hundred grand into better displays that tell you exactly when the next trainbus is due Less anxiety increased perceptio

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