Something You Should Know about Appearance


Power Of Making Small Changes

August 21, 2014

 

Interview with Larry Terkel, co-author of the book Small Change: It's the Little Things in Life That Make a Big Difference!

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you think about it making small changes may be the best way to improve yourself.

 

Larry Terkel:
Like saving small change in a jar everyday adds up small changes in your life add up. Making small changes one at a time adds up to a better you physically, emotionally and spiritually.
 


Larry Terkel

Your Professional Image

July 21, 2014

 

Interview with William Cane President of Manhattan Makeovers
www.ManhattanMakeovers.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What would you guess are the biggest image mistakes professional men make?

 

William Cane:
Well the 2 biggest mistakes that men make are they fail to polish their shoes and comb their hair. George Steinbrenner the former owner of the New York Yankees was very, very wealthy and successful but he always carried a comb and before he met anybody he stepped in front of a mirror and he made sure every hair was in place.
 


William Cane

Why Some Adults Never Grow Up

July 8, 2014

 

Interview with Sonya Friedman, author of the book Take It From Here: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The obsession we have with staying young in our culture has had an interesting and perhaps less than desirable consequence.

 

Sonya Friedman:
We have unfortunately suggested to people that growing up and having responsibilities is not the better part of life, that being free and loose is really what makes life fun to live.
 


Dr. Sonya Friedman

Creating Your Professional Image - Part 2

June 24, 2014

 

Interview with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of the book Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
To acquire executive presence you need confidence, poise and great communication skills. But what’s often left out of the equation is the right appearance.

 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett:
And you know appearance is fascinating because leaders talk out of both sides of their mouth. They say look we don’t really think appearance is that important in the long run it’s like 10% of the equation.
 


Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Presenting Your Ideas Well

March 6, 2014

 

Interview with Carmine Gallo, author of the book Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to get ahead today you have to be able to communicate well and express your ideas verbally.

 

Carmine Gallo:
You can have great ideas but if you cannot communicate persuasively. If I can’t move you to action then my ideas don’t matter that much, do they?
 


Carmine Gallo

Preparing For Important Conversations

March 3, 2014

 

Interview with Ronald Shapiro, author of the book Perfecting Your Pitch: How to Succeed in Business and in Life by Finding Words That Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Think of all the times you’ve had to have serious even difficult conversations with people.

 

Ronald Shapiro:
You have a family financial squabble, you’re going to ask the boss for a raise, break a relationship up with a partner – these are really important conversations.
 


Ronald Shapiro

Who Are You - What Should You Be?

January 31, 2014

 

Interview with Larry Ackerman, author of the book The Identity Code: The 8 Essential Questions for Finding Your Purpose and Place in the World

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You've heard this all of your life. You can be anything you want if you aim high and work hard.

 


Larry Ackerman:

But that's a lie. You can't be anything you want to be in this world. At the same time you have far more potential than you know.
 


Larry Ackerman

Dressing For Work

October 31, 2013

 

Interview with Lauren A. Rothman, author of the book Style Bible: What to Wear to Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Dressing correctly for work whether you’re a man or a woman is important to your career.

 

Lauren A. Rothman:
It’s about the person you are, the budget you have and the size you are today – not the one you wish you were. Style matters and a first impression only takes 5 seconds.

 


Lauren A. Rothman

What Makes People Charismatic - Part 2

August 13, 2013

 

Interview with John Neffinger, co-author of the book Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Being able to project both strength and warmth is a big part of what gives someone charisma.

 

John Neffinger:
The reason that charisma is so rare is that projecting both strength and warmth at the same time is tricky.
 


John Neffinger

What Makes People Charismatic

August 12, 2013

 

Interview with John Neffinger, co-author of the book Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Some people just have it you like being around them, being in their presence makes you feel good – they are compelling people.

 

John Neffinger:
The way it works though boils down to 2 key elements; #1 how much strength does someone project? And what we mean by that can they shape the world around them, can they bend it to their will?
 


John Neffinger

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