If you want to know why someone does or doesn’t buy, you have to understand how the environment shapes behavior.

Divorcing the quest for understanding from the context in which it takes place is a recipe for leading yourself astray.

Consumer.ology by Philip Graves

How do we know which books to read? There are so many to choose from we couldn’t read them all – not to mention the blogs and magazines – even if we wanted to. One of the ways we decide is by studying reading lists. And there’s no shortage of reading lists to choose from.

People are never ready for any disruptive bold changes if you ask them. Emotionally, people will tell you a different story if you know how to listen and probe deeper into their subconscious to connect with their hidden dreams.

Brand Jam by Marc Gobé

It is acceptable to borrow from others as long as we make something now out of what we borrow. It is also essential that we are willing to acknowledge our sources.