June 26, 2015

 

Interview with Kelly Traver M.D., author of the book The Program: The Brain-Smart Approach to the Healthiest You: The Life-Changing 12-Week Method

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you've ever tried to change a habit or improve your health you know it can be difficult to make it stick.

 

Kelly Traver M.D.:
And the reason for that is that your whole body and brain is really based on this homeostasis principle - which is to keep everything the same.
 


Dr. Kelly Traver


June 25, 2015

 

Interview with Michelle Segar, author of the book No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness

 

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Mike Carruthers:

We all know that regular exercise is critical to good health so why do so many of us never seem to get around to it.

 

Michelle Segar:

There’s two primary reasons and the first one is that they’re not motivated. And the second reason is because people in society don’t give themselves permission to prioritize their own self-care.
 


Michelle Segar


June 24, 2015

 

Interview with Laura Vanderkam, author of the book I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone it seems wants to make better use of their time.

 

Laura Vanderkam:
I think if you want to spend your time better the best thing you can do is figure out how you’re spending it now. So I always encourage people to keep track of their time at least for day, ideally a week if you can.
 


Laura Vanderkam


June 23, 2015

 

Interview with Laura Vanderkam, author of the book I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Nobody it seems has enough time. We’re short on time, we run out of time, or do we?

 

Laura Vanderkam:
I think we often tell ourselves stories that life is stressful and crazy and busy. I mean that’s what everyone answers when you ask, “How’s life going?” Well it’s busy. But I find that if we actually track our time life is often a little bit more reasonable than we give ourselves credit for.
 


Laura Vanderkam


June 22, 2015

 

Interview with Lewis Maltby, author of the book Can They Do That?: Retaking Our Fundamental Rights in the Workplace

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As an employee you do have rights in the workplace - but maybe not as many as you think.

 

Lewis Maltby:
The thing that most people don’t understand is that the Constitution and Bill of Rights only apply to the government, they don’t apply to private corporations.
 


Lewis Maltby


June 19, 2015

 

Interview with Dan Shapiro, author of the book Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Showing appreciation can be almost magical in any relationship, discussion or negotiation if you know how to do it right.

 

Daniel Shapiro:
People often say, "Empathize with the other person, validate their emotions." But what does that mean?

 
 


Dan Shapiro


June 18, 2015

 

Interview with Kim John Payne, author of the book The

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Every parent knows that disciplining children is difficult.

 

Kim John Payne:
…and what makes it easier to do is to actually understand that they’re not being deliberately disobedient. Kids don’t wake up in the morning and think hmm I wonder how I can be disobedient today they do it because they need us.

 


Kim John Payne


June 17, 2015

 

Interview with Marci Fox, co-author of the book Think Confident, Be Confident: A Four-Step Program to Eliminate Doubt and Achieve LifelongSelf-Esteem….

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Self-confidence; how much of it you have may have a lot to do with your childhood.

 


June 16, 2015

 

Interview with Tina Seelig, author of the book Insight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you ever get an idea for a product or service and it seems most of us do your next step is to do something to make it real.

 

Tina Seelig:
The only way to bring your ideas to life is to get other people involved. Now this is getting other people involved to fund your venture, to join your team, to buy your product - and this requires your ability to inspire other people.

 


Tina Seelig


June 15, 2015

 

Interview with Tina Seelig, author of the book Insight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You’ve probably had an idea that you were sure could be successful but nothing really happened with it. And the reason nothing really happened with it is probably because…

 

Tina Seelig:
People envision something so huge that they don’t know where to start. And the key is you need to start with some super small experiments to test the concept. And then of course if it doesn’t work out it’s not a big failure it’s just an experiment.

 


Tina Seelig


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