February 5, 2016

 

Interview with Christine Carter, author of the book Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Kids grow up a lot like their parents.

 

Christine Carter:
If what we as parents really want is to raise happy kids, then we need to start with ourselves first. Because kids are much more likely to do what we do, rather than what we say to do.
 


Christine Carter


February 4, 2016

 

Interview with Scott Christopher, co-author of the book The Levity Effect: Why it Pays to Lighten Up

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The work you do may be quite serious but the work environment doesn't have to be.

 

Scott Christopher:
We've found that those who possess a sense of humor (or at least an ability to appreciate humor) climb the corporate ladder quicker and they actually end up making a little more money.
 


Scott Christopher


February 2, 2016

 

Interview with Sharyn Wolf, author of the book Love Shrinks: A Memoir of a Marriage Counselor's Divorce

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you’re in a relationship you’re going to fight, and how you fight is going to have a big impact on that relationship. So how do you fight?

 

Sharyn Wolf:
Well you want to fight fair, there’s no name calling. You want to focus on the issue and not get distracted into a kitchen sink fight where every other issue that you’ve ever had together comes up.
 


Sharon Wolf


February 2, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. John De Martini, author of the book The Values Factor: The Secret to Creating an Inspired and Fulfilling Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When it comes to building wealth there’s a disconnect somewhere.

 

Dr. John De Martini:
When I ask people how many of you want to be financial independent and everybody puts their hand up but then when I look at the actual statistics it’s less than 1%.

 


Dr. John De Martini


February 1, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. David Agus, author of the book The Lucky Years: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Medical discoveries are happening at such a rapid rate that your doctor can’t possibly keep up.

 

Dr. David Agus:
The average doctor with a new technology, it takes 12 years for 50% of doctors to adapt it.
 


Dr. David Agus


January 29, 2016

 

Interview with Stephen G. Post, author of the book The Hidden Gifts of Helping: How the Power of Giving, Compassion, and Hope Can Get Us Through Hard Times

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Giving to others, volunteering, paying it forward whatever you call it…

 

Stephen G. Post:
Whenever you are in that zone of generosity and contributing to the lives of others you are in fact getting.
 


Stephen G. Post


January 28, 2016

 

Interview with Joshua Foer, author of the book Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As you age does time seem to go faster and faster? It’s an experience almost every adult has.

 

Joshua Foer:
As a result years can fly by like weeks, time speeds up and our lives are unmemorablebut that doesn’t have to be the case.
 


Joshua Foer


January 27, 2016

 

Interview with John Bradberry, author of the book 6 Secrets to Startup Success: How to Turn Your Entrepreneurial Passion into a Thriving Business

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In order to be a successful entrepreneur the conventional wisdom is you have to have passion for your idea.

 

John Bradberry:
And what I’ve found Mike is that passion, as important as it is to getting a business off the ground, is also the very thing that can lead new founders astray.
 


John Bradberry


January 26, 2016

 

Interview with Emma Seppala, author of the book The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Achieving success will bring personal happiness that’s a common belief. However…

 

Emma Seppala:
What research is showing is that if we are happier we actually end up doing better in the long run. Why? Because we’re creative or more productive and the outcome is that we’ve become more successful.

 


Emma Seppala


January 25, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Sandeep Grewal, author of the book Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of The Future

 

The SlimPlate System

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Today over a third of the population is overweight or obese but it didn’t used to be that way. So what happened?

 

Dr. Sandeep Grewal:
We are eating about 500 calories more every single day than in the 1950’s. 500 calories a day is about 3500 calories a week which is about 1 pound of fat.

 


Dr. Sandeep Grewal


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