Something You Should Know about Confidence


How You Approach Success

June 30, 2016

 

Interview with Alan Weiss, author of the book Million Dollar Maverick

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Success is at least partly the result of your attitude.

 

Alan Weiss:
I truly believe Mike that people get up in the morning in 1 of 2 dispositions. They get up in the morning saying, “What a great day this is, what a fabulous day another day of opportunity”. Or they get up saying, “Uh jeez another slow crawl through enemy territory.”
 

Alan Weiss

Personal Presence

June 15, 2016

 

Interview with Kristi Hedges, author of the book The Power Presence

 

Mike Carruthers:
You’re personal presence it’s a hard concept to define and yet…

 

Kristi Hedges:
We’re all experts at other people’s presence we know when someone walks into the room we can almost feel what their presence is and how their command is of a room and the energy that they bring into the room. However if someone says to you what’s your presence? You’re probably going to stumble a little bit in trying to describe it.

 


Kristi Hedges

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

 

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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

How To Acquire Power - Part 2

June 2, 2016

 

Interview with Dacher Keltner, author of the book The Power Paradox

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In order to become powerful you have to engage and influence and care about other people.

 

 

Dacher Keltner:
Or you know expressing gratitude, encouraging people, asking good questions – just stuff your grandma might tell you. But we’ve all been around people who seem to be kind of faking this stuff and it rubs us the wrong way.
 


Dacher Keltner

How To Acquire Power

June 1, 2016

 

Interview with Dacher Keltner, author of the book The Power Paradox

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How often have you heard someone described as powerful? He’s a very powerful person; she has a lot of power. So what does that mean?

 

Dacher Keltner:
Power means -it’s not just money or military might or politics it’s really how you as an individual can influence other people.
 


Dacher Keltner

Taking Risks

February 29, 2016

 

Interview with Kayt Sukel, author of the book The Art of Risk: The New Science of Courage, Caution, and Chance

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We tend to look at risk taking in an extreme way.

 

Kayt Sukel:
It’s either this is a very good thing that’s going to bring us money and prestige and power and the girl. Or it’s this bad thing that’s going to kill us off or have us live penny less and alone.
 


Kayt Sukel

The Rat Race

February 19, 2016

 

Interview with Todd Buchholz, author of the book Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Getting out of the rat race, slowing down, reducing stress it’s a goal for many but it may not be all it’s cracked up to be.

 

Todd Buchholz:
In fact challenges and new endeavors are what our bodies and our brains needs in order to feel that rush of dopamine, in order to feel alive.
 


Todd Buchholz

Performing Under Pressure

January 13, 2016

 

Interview with Taylor Clark, author of the book Nerve: Poise Under Pressure, Serenity Under Stress, and the Brave New Science of Fear and Cool

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Staying cool under pressure, some of us handle it better than others.

 

Taylor Clark:
Take concert performers like classical musicians for example, people have done studies on the differences between the elite performers and the people who that don’t perform that well.
 


Taylor Clark

Achieving Success

October 2, 2015

 

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

 

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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!

 

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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

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