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Money off the Table: Decision Science and the Secret to Smarter Investing (with Tony Sablan)

Get real about your financial future.

Investing for retirement doesn't have to be a gamble. Nika partnered up with wealth advisor Tony Sablan to show you how using decision science principles can set you up with the best chances for investment success. 

The Need for Solid Decision Making (book chapter)

Uncertainty in your business causes stress, which can lead to poor decision-making. If the COVID pandemic has done anything, it's introduced much greater uncertainty to the workplace and our businesses.

This chapter draws on decision science principles to explain common pitfalls that lead to poor decision-making under stress and uncertainty. Using insights from behavioral economics, psychology, sociology, Nika discusses how mental shortcuts, biases, and social influences can sway rational thinking and offers solid tips for what to do about it.

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The Branded Lawyer (book chapter)

Learn about professional branding through a decision science lens.

Legal professionals who don't consider building a brand for their practice may lose out to the competition. Branding helps potential clients understand who you are and whether to hire you - and especially whether to choose your practice over another. In this chapter, Nika explains how a strong brand offers legal consumers a mental shortcut that makes their hiring decisions easier - and makes it easier for them to hire you.

Harnessing the Power of Empathy (book chapter)


Does empathy help lawyers and other professional service providers do a better job for their clients? What role should it play?

In this book chapter, Nika discusses how important empathy is, when it matters, and how practicing attorneys can harness their empathy to best serve their clients as well as grow their businesses.

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