July 3, 2015

 

Interview with Chip Heath, co-author of the book Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Some ideas stick with us for a long time; other ideas die the minute after we hear them.

 


July 2, 2015

 

Interview with Kent Sasse, M.D., author of the book Life-Changing Weight Loss: Feel More Energetic and Live a More Active Life with a Proven, Medically Based Weight Loss Program (Sasse Guide)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Anyone who's tried knows that losing weight isn’t easy, but…

 

Kent Sasse M.D.:
Just remember that every calorie you burn does count so it doesn’t need to be one hour solid of sweating at the gym on a fancy machine.
 


Dr. Kent Sasse


July 1, 2015

 

Interview with Marianna Olszewski, author of the book Live It, Love It, Earn It: A Woman's Guide to Financial Freedom

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you’re still not exactly certain what the perfect job or career is for you, here’s some advice…

 

Marianna Olszewski:
We all have talents and if we follow those talents the money will come, I promise you, I promise you, I promise you.

 


Marianna Olszewski


June 30, 2015

 

Interview with Andrea Lee, author of the book We Need To Talk: Your Guide to Challenging Business Conversations

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You know those difficult conversations when something really big is at stake? Well one of the things that makes those conversations so difficult is…

 

Andrea Lee:
We perform worse
when there’s something to lose. The moment when we have something to lose is actually when it counts the most to have the best conversation possible.

 


Andrea J. Lee


June 29, 2015

 

Interview with Martin Lindstrom, author of the book Brand Sense: Sensory Secrets Behind the Stuff We Buy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You might think that your sense of sight is what you use most often to decide what products to buy, but it’s not.

 

Martin Lindstrom:
In order of ranking across every product category the most powerful sense we have is the sense of sound, followed by the sense of smell, and then followed by the sense of sight.
 


Martin Lindstrom


June 26, 2015

 

Interview with Kelly Traver M.D., author of the book The Program: The Brain-Smart Approach to the Healthiest You: The Life-Changing 12-Week Method

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you've ever tried to change a habit or improve your health you know it can be difficult to make it stick.

 

Kelly Traver M.D.:
And the reason for that is that your whole body and brain is really based on this homeostasis principle - which is to keep everything the same.
 


Dr. Kelly Traver


June 25, 2015

 

Interview with Michelle Segar, author of the book No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness

 

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Mike Carruthers:

We all know that regular exercise is critical to good health so why do so many of us never seem to get around to it.

 

Michelle Segar:

There’s two primary reasons and the first one is that they’re not motivated. And the second reason is because people in society don’t give themselves permission to prioritize their own self-care.
 


Michelle Segar


June 24, 2015

 

Interview with Laura Vanderkam, author of the book I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone it seems wants to make better use of their time.

 

Laura Vanderkam:
I think if you want to spend your time better the best thing you can do is figure out how you’re spending it now. So I always encourage people to keep track of their time at least for day, ideally a week if you can.
 


Laura Vanderkam


June 23, 2015

 

Interview with Laura Vanderkam, author of the book I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Nobody it seems has enough time. We’re short on time, we run out of time, or do we?

 

Laura Vanderkam:
I think we often tell ourselves stories that life is stressful and crazy and busy. I mean that’s what everyone answers when you ask, “How’s life going?” Well it’s busy. But I find that if we actually track our time life is often a little bit more reasonable than we give ourselves credit for.
 


Laura Vanderkam


June 22, 2015

 

Interview with Lewis Maltby, author of the book Can They Do That?: Retaking Our Fundamental Rights in the Workplace

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As an employee you do have rights in the workplace - but maybe not as many as you think.

 

Lewis Maltby:
The thing that most people don’t understand is that the Constitution and Bill of Rights only apply to the government, they don’t apply to private corporations.
 


Lewis Maltby


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