Something You Should Know about Achieving Success

Keeping Your Energy Level High

November 9, 2015


Interview with Joseph Cardillo, author of the book Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body's Energies for Your Best Life




Mike Carruthers:
As the day wears on your energy level can start to suffer and there are some ways to recover that energy.


Joseph Cardillo:
Probably everybody experiences some sort of midday slump - so instead of having that 3rd or 4th cup of coffee or an energy drink if instead we just go out and take a walk particularly if it’s a sunny day.

Joseph Cardillo PhD

Your Creativity

November 4, 2015


Interview with Shelley Carson, author of the book Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be creative you really are.


Shelley Carson:
Our brains are creativity machines; they’re built to come up with creative ideas – because creativity is basically the way we’ve survived as a species.


Shelley Carson

Being Persuasive

October 28, 2015


Interview with Chris St. Hilaire, author of the book 27 Powers of Persuasion: Simple Strategies to Seduce Audiences & Win Allies




Mike Carruthers:
When you want to be persuasive the words you use are very important.


Chris St. Hilaire:
Accidents don’t sell newspapers, tragic accidents sell newspapers and so using language that creates a picture in people’s minds helps you sell your point.

Chris St. Hilaire

Achieving Success

October 15, 2015


Interview with Josh Altman, author of the book It's Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life




Mike Carruthers:
Josh Altman is the star of the Bravo TV series Million Dollar Listing and has sold over a billion dollars of real estate.


Josh Altman:
Anybody can do what I do. I started the same way a lot of people start, I started in the mailroom making $7.50 an hour, I was a millionaire when I was the age of 26 and I was broke by the age of 27.

Josh Altman

Achieving Success

October 2, 2015


Interview with Larry Weidel, author of the book Serial Winner: 5 Actions to Create Your Cycle of Success




Mike Carruthers:
Would you say your life is going the way you’ve always hoped?


Larry Weidel:
I don’t know the percentages but if you talked to most people most people are not that thrilled and energized about where their heading in their life.

Larry Weidel

Sabotaging Your Success

October 1, 2015


Interview with Tim Schurr, author of the book Get Out Of Your Way: How to Eliminate Self-Sabotage and Win Your Life!




Mike Carruthers:
When you’re focused on your problems it’s hard to work on the solutions so you need to change the focus.


Tim Schurr:
This is not about just being a positive thinker this is about emotionally reprogramming yourself – getting yourself focused on how you want your future to be.

Tim Schurr

Beating Procrastination

September 28, 2015


Interview with Renate Reimann, author of the book Beyond Procrastination: How to Stop Postponing Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
We all procrastinate from time to time, why?


Renate Reimann:
Very often it’s very legitimate we don’t have the time or the resources or we’re not clear on what the next step is. But at other times it’s just fear holding us back.


Renate Reimann

Effective Networking

September 24, 2015


Interview with Ivan Misner, author of the book Networking Like a Pro: Turning Contacts into Connections




Mike Carruthers:
Everyone who has a job has heard about the importance of networking.


Ivan Misner:
And networking has been around a long time but it’s been practiced badly. Whether people don’t understand it and the reason for that is that we don’t teach this in colleges and universities. We give kids bachelor’s degrees in marketing – they don’t have a clue how to network and they totally confuse networking with direct selling.

Ivan Misner

The Silo Effect

September 15, 2015


Interview with Gillian Tett, author of the book The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers




Mike Carruthers:
There’s something in our personal and our professional culture today called the silo effect.


Gillian Tett:
Today’s bureaucracies are often so fragmented that the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing. The fundamental problem that comes from that is that bright people do really, really dumb things.

Gillian Tett

Embracing Optimism

September 14, 2015


Interview with Bert Jacobs, co-author of the book Life is Good: The Book




Mike Carruthers:
There’s a lot to said for being optimistic.


Bert Jacobs:
Because it’s not a soft philosophy it’s a pragmatic strategy for approaching life and living a happy and fulfilling life.


Bert Jacobs

Something You Should Know - Blogged