January 23, 2015

 

Interview with Marilyn Barrett, author of the book Just Sign Here Honey: Women's 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Capital Ideas for Business & Personal Development)

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
If you're married and file a joint tax return with your spouse, you'd better make sure you know what that tax return says.

 

Marilyn Barrett:
Most married couples don't know that when they file a joint tax return they are agreeing to be jointly and separately liable for the taxes. And that means that the IRS can go after both of you, or just one of you.
 


Marilyn Barrett


January 22, 2015

 

Interview with Kory Kogon, author of the book The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Being more productive isn’t necessarily about cramming more things into your day it’s about making sure the important things get done. And here’s how you do it…

 

Kory Kogon:
Before the week starts 30 minutes quiet time, think about what’ most important and get them in your calendar.

 


Kory Kogon


January 21, 2015

 

Interview with Paul G. Stoltz, author of the book GRIT: The New Science of What it Takes to Persevere, Flourish, Succeed

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Grit it’s the thing that fuels our efforts to achieve our goals.

 

Paul Stoltz:
Anything worth going after that you really want to achieve in life frankly comes from grit.
 


Paul Stoltz


January 20, 2015

 

Interview with Ted Wright, author of the book Fizz: Harness the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Brand Growth

 

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Mike Carruthers:
10% of the U.S. population are influencers. They’re the ones that tell the rest of us about new cool stuff.

 

Ted Wright:
Influencers are not looking for life-changing miracle things to share with their friends. What they do like to find things that are better. So instead of drinking this beer why don’t you drink this beer because that’s a lot tastier?
 


Ted Wright


January 19, 2015

 

Interview with Ted Wright, author of the book Fizz: Harness the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Brand Growth

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Advertising in general is less effective than it used to be in this country simply because there’s so much of it.

 

Ted Wright:
Consumers in the United States are super-smart. We are the most marketed too people on the entire planet earth. On average a U.S. consumer gets hit with about 14,000 commercial messages a day.
 


Ted Wright


January 16, 2015

 

Interview with Bill Treasurer, author of the book Right Risk: 10 Powerful Principles for Taking Giant Leaps with Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
Funny thing about taking risks in life...


Bill Treasurer:

Really it's the risks that you don't take that you tend to regret the most.
 


Bill Treasurer


January 15, 2015

 

Interview with Karl Pellemer, author of the book 30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We’ve all heard how half of all marriages end in divorce and how many troubled marriages there are; however…

 

Karl Pellemer:
I can tell you the opposite is true. There are quite a few people who make it for 50, 60, or 70 years and it’s a fantastic trip for them. 
 


Karl Pellemer


January 14, 2015

 

Interview with Karl Pellemer, author of the book 30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What if you asked people that have been married a long time what they think is the key to a successful marriage? One thing you would hear is…

 

Karl Pellemer:
Think small. And this really struck me, almost all of us as we look at problems in our marriage we think of big ticket items.
 


Karl Pellemer


January 13, 2015

 

Interview with Jim Camp, author of the book Start with NO...The Negotiating Tools that the Pros Don't Want You to Know

 

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Mike Carruthers:
There is one great negotiating technique that we're often afraid to use, it's the word no

 

Jim Camp:
People are afraid to say the word no, they're afraid of hurting feelings, they're afraid of failure. When in reality, no is nothing more than a decision to be changed.
 


Jim Camp


January 12, 2015

 

Interview with Amy Morin, author of the book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Over the course of our lives we can all develop mental habits that can really get in the way - for example; feeling sorry for yourself.

 

Amy Morin:
Self-pity is one of those things that keeps us focused on the problem rather than the solution. So well it might be easy to sit home on the couch and feel bad about something that’s going on in our lives it doesn’t do anything to make the situation better.

 


Amy Morin


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