This Podcast seeks to answer one simple question. 

How do you build a business that people feel compelled to talk about?

Nuala Walsh - Behavioural Scientist and Author

In this episode of The Remarkable Project Jay speaks with behavioural scientist, CEO, author and speaker Nuala Walsh, about why ego often hijacks decision-making, how to harness “decision friction”, and the key ways organisations can encourage and nurture customer loyalty.


Nuala is an independent non-executive director, behavioural scientist, visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and author of Tune In: How to Make Smarter Decisions In a Noisy World. 

Recognised among the 100 Most Influential Women in Finance, she spent three decades in global asset management with Blackrock, Merrill Lynch and Standard Life Aberdeen as Chief Marketing Officer. As MindEquity CEO, she advises blue-chip companies, human rights and sports organisations.

Holding multiple board roles, appointments include President of the Harvard Club of Ireland; Non-Executive Director at the British & Irish Lions; Chair of the Innocence Project London; Council Member at The Football Association; Advisor at World Athletics; Founding Director of the Global Association of Behavioural Scientists; and former Vice-Chair of UN Women (UK).

A TEDx speaker, Nuala publishes in Forbes, Inc, HBR and Psychology Today, with insights featured from the Financial Times to Fox Business.

Remarkable Takeaways

  • Why ego can be such a derailer of effective decision-making.  
  • How strategic decisions require consciously slowing down and assessing biases in order to navigate “decision friction”.  
  • The four ways to give people a reason to not only do business with you but stay loyal over time.

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