Something You Should Know about Human Behavior


Confrontation - Part 2

August 26, 2014

 

Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and in Life, completely revised and updated edition

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Most likely you’ve been in a confrontation with someone that got heated and didn’t end well.

 

Barbara Pachter:
When you meet someone’s aggression with your own aggression you’re giving that person power over you.

 


Barbara Pachter

Confrontation

August 25, 2014

 

Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book The Power of Positive Confrontation: The Skills You Need to Handle Conflicts at Work, at Home, Online, and in Life, completely revised and updated edition

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Confrontation can be difficult so we either avoid it or we tend to explode.

 

Barbara Pachter:
There is an alternative for people. Because when you think about it if you don’t say anything nothing changes, if you explode usually things get worse.
 


Barbara Pachter

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

The Secret To Your Success- Part 2

August 6, 2014

 

Interview with Roger James Hamilton, author of the book The Millionaire Master Plan: Your Personalized Path to Financial Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Different people have different ideas on how to succeed.

 

Roger James Hamilton:
When someone like Warren Buffet says don’t go out and take risk but do things you understand and then you have someone like Richard Branson who says no, no go out and do amazing things you’ve never done before. They’re actually saying the opposite of each other and they’re both right it’s just that they have different geniuses to get there.


Roger James Hamilton

Quieting Your Inner Critic

July 30, 2014

 

Interview with Beverly Engel, author of the book Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do you have a negative voice inside your head that loves to pop up and criticize you?

 

Beverly Engel:
People who have a very powerful inner-critic usually are perfectionists, they are really critical of themselves constantly; they always blame themselves when things go wrong.
 


Beverly Engel

The Down Side Of Success

July 23, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Steven Berglas, author of the book Reclaiming the Fire: How Successful People Overcome Burnout

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While it may sound good the dream of working hard, making lots of money and then retiring to a stress less life of leisure seldom works out.

 

Steven Berglas :
The more successful you are and more active you are in life, smelling the roses will kill you. If you retire to smelling the roses you're digging your own grave.
 


Dr. Steven Berglas

Changing Habits

March 21, 2012

 

Interview with Charles Duhigg, author of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Much of your daily life is habit.

 

Charles Duhigg:
Habit is a decision that all of us make at some point and then stop making but continue acting on.

Insecure People

July 10, 2014

 

Interview with Joseph Nowinski, author of the book The Tender Heart: Conquering Your Insecurity

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Would you consider yourself, or someone you know to be insecure?

 

Joseph Nowinski:
Insecurity is kind of a deep sense of being unsure about your place in the world, your value, symptoms include self-consciousness, a tendency to be very self-critical, easily hurt.
 


Joseph Nowinski

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

Important Secrets To Success

July 4, 2014

 

Interview with J.R. Parish, author of the book If I'd Known Then What I Know Now: Why Not Learn from the Mistakes of Others? You Can't Afford to Make Them All Yourself!

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Ultimately our sucess in life is determined in life by how well we get along with other people. So, it's important to realize...

 

J.R. Parrish:
The greatest need of every man, woman and child on the face of the earth, after they have food, clothing and shelter- I don't think the answer to that question is common knowledge- It's the need to feel important.
 


J.R. Parrish

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