Some Fascinating Facts That You Should Know

How Smart Are You Really?

July 20, 2016


Interview with Art Markman, author of the book Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done




Mike Carruthers:
You’re probably not as smart as you think you are on many topics.


Art Markman:
The quality of our knowledge about the way the world works is less good than we think it is this is something that’s called the illusion of explanatory depth.


Art Markman

How To Imporve Your Appearance

July 11, 2016


Interview with Deborah Boland Co-founder of


Mike Carruthers:
Something weird often happens to people when they get into their 30tys and 40tys and it has to do with the way they look and the way they dress.

Deborah Boland:
The number 1 problem is we find men and women just start wearing really baggy clothes.


Deborah Boland

Life After Death - Part 2

July 7, 2016


Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Long, author of the book God & The Afterlife




Mike Carruthers:
Is life after death real - or just wishful thinking?


Dr. Jeffrey Long:
If I had found after all of my extensive research that there doesn’t seem to be an afterlife my integrity as a scientist and physician would be that that’s what I report to the world. But that’s not at all what we have found.

Dr. Jeffrey Long

Life After Death

July 6, 2016


Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Long, author of the book God & The Afterlife




Mike Carruthers:
Near death experience – does it really offer evidence of a life after death?


Dr. Jeffrey Long:
If you go with that basic scientific principle that what is real is what is consistently observed we’re there in this type of near death research - and that constitutes evidence.

Dr. Jeffrey Long

Loving Where You Live

July 5, 2016


Interview with Melody Warnick, author of the book This Is Where You Belong




Mike Carruthers:
Do you like where you live?


Melody Warnick:
There’s one that shows that about ½ of Americans want to move. So that suggests that not everyone is happy where they live.

Melody Warnick

Can People Be Trusted?

July 1, 2016


Interview with Stephen M.R.Covey, author of the book Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World




Mike Carruthers:
We are probably less trusting of other people today than ever before.


Stephen M.R. Covey:
In a low trust world we tend to become more suspicious, more cynical, more distrusting because none of us want to get burned.

Stephen M.R. Covey

The Lure Of Novelty

June 27, 2016


Interview with Winifred Gallagher, author of the book New: Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change




Mike Carruthers:
Unlike any other species on the planet human beings crave novelty and change.


Winifred Gallagher:
We are natures novelty specialists who are primed both biologically and psychologically to engage with the new and different and to adjust to change.

Winifred Gallagher

How To Improve Your Self Image - Part 2

June 23, 2016


Interview with Tim Wilson, author of the book Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change




Mike Carruthers:
Changing your life for the better, how do you do that? One way is called the do good, be good approach.


Tim Wilson:
Which is kind of counterintuitive but it suggests that sometimes the best way to edit our stories is to change our behavior first. That if we act like a person we want to be that our story follows that rather than preceding it. 

Tim Wilson

The Fear Of Missing Out

June 20, 2016


Interview with Kasey Wallis, author of the book Far Reaching Parameters




Mike Carruthers:

Fomo it’s a real word in the oxford English dictionary. Fomo is the fear of missing out.


Kasey Wallis:

It’s a very real phenomenon especially for those who are truly addicted to the mobile devices and they are constantly engaged in an ongoing news feed.


Kasey Wallis

Wealth & Affluence

June 7, 2016


Interview with Joan Indursky DiFuria, author of the book Affluence Intelligence: Earn More, Worry Less, and Live a Happy and Balanced Life




Mike Carruthers:
What does it mean to be truly wealthy and fulfilled? It’s a fascinating question and some researchers did some digging.


Joan Indursky DiFuria:
As we spent more time with the truly affluent we learned that they have this certain something we call it affluence intelligence - which is a mindset that makes people not just wealthy but deeply fulfilled.

Joan Indursky DiFuria

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