Something You Should Know about Human Behavior


Clutter

October 2, 2014

 

Interview with Katherine Gibson, author of the book Unclutter Your Life: Transforming Your Physical, Mental, And Emotional Space

 
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Mike Carruthers:
Our homes are full of clutter. 
 
Katherine Gibson:
In fact the average in America has about 350,000 possessions in their house.

Katherine Gibson

A Better & Faster Path To Success

September 16, 2014

 

Interview with Shane Snow, author of the book Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s a pretty common belief that in order to get ahead and be successful you have to pay your dues.

 

Shane Snow:
You need to start somewhere and work the hard hours and make sure that they see you and then wait for a spot to open up on the ladder above you. And what you see is that these innovative people throughout history completely ignore that advice.

 


Shane Snow

Your Creativity

September 12, 2014

 

Interview with Michael Michalko, author of the book Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
How creative a person are you?

 

Michael Michalko:
Creativity is the ability to look at the same information as everyone else and see something different.
 


Michael Michalko

Medical Miracles

September 11, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Edward Creagan, author of the book How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving Any Diagnosis

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
There are a lot of people walking around today who really should be dead.

 

Edward T. Creagan, M.D.:
I have a formal presentation on miracles and I have the Cat scans and I have the MR scans and I have the pathology report. Patients who should have died twenty-five years ago continue to live meaningful productive and creative lives.
 


Dr. Edward T. Creagan

Living Your Dream

September 10, 2014

 

Interview with Martha Lasley, author of the book Courageous Visions: How to Unleash Passionate Energy in Your Life and Your Organization

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone should be living their dream, it just makes sense. What on earth could be more important than living your dream?

 

Martha Lasley:
You would think, what I noticed though is a lot of people have their dreams squashed - usually by well-meaning well-intentioned adults who try to steer them towards certain professions or outside of what they really care about.
 


Martha Lasley

Fighting The Blues

September 9, 2014

 

Interview with John Presto PsyD, author of the book Lift Your Mood Now: Simple Things You Can Do to Beat the Blues

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everybody from time to time will get sad and have the blues.

 

John D. Preston, Psy.D.:
Clearly the things that work best are to make a point to get engaged in life.

 


John Preston PsyD

Why We're All In A Hurry

September 5, 2014

 

Interview with C. Leslie Charles, author of the book Why Is Everyone So Cranky: The Ten Trends Complicating Our Lives and What We Can Do About Them

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Ever wonder why people seem less friendly and more cranky than they used to be?

 


Leslie Charles:

Because we are overwhelmed, overworked, overscheduled and overspent. Does that sound like anyone you know?
 


C. Leslie Charles

How You Talk To Yourself

September 4, 2014

 

Interview with Pam Brill, author of the book The Winner's Way : A proven method for achieving your personal best in any situation

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do you talk to yourself? Of course you do, whether silently or out loud we all talk to ourselves.

 

Dr. Pam Brill:
Whenever I ask people how they talk to themselves, if you talk to the person sitting next to you the same way you talk to yourself you think that person would want to be your friend?
 


Pam Brill

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

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