Dr. Jim RobertsDr. Roberts is a leading researcher on consumer behavior and the Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. His book SHINY OBJECTS is available on Amazon.
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Happy Holidays All, Just a quick note to let you know that Shiny Objects was reviewed on page C9 of Today’s Wall Street Journal (Saturday, November 26). Here’s the link: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203699404577048012935449958.html Sincerely, Dr. Roberts
“Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted” – Albert Einstein When studying happiness, researchers often use the term “subjective well-being” (SWB) instead of happiness. Subjective well-being, like the name suggests, … Continue reading
Co-author and friend, Chris Manolis, and I recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice. The study investigated how the three ingredients of self-control impact our shopping. First, let me share … Continue reading
I broached the subject of self-control in my last blog. When we can control our thoughts and behaviors (instead of them controlling us) we can lead happier and more productive lives. But, it’s not always easy. The Strength Model … Continue reading
Photo: New York Times. I am convinced that self-control is one of the most important attributes we possess as humans. It affects how we spend our money, our relationships, our productivity at work, and even our happiness. Without … Continue reading
If you had to describe your money management style, would you say you’re more “miserly” or more of a “spend thrift”? Does it take a crow bar to separate you from your money even for things you need or does … Continue reading