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


August 20, 2014

 

Interview with Bonnie Jacobson, author of the book The Shy Single: A Bold Guide to Dating for the Less-than-Bold Dater

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Shyness, what is it exactly?

 

Bonnie Jacobson:
Shyness is an inborn trait, it's a predisposition towards fearfulness, it's biologically pre-determined.
 


Bonnie Jacobson


August 19, 2014

 

Interview with Sam Geist, author of the book Would You Work for You?

 

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Mike Carruthers:
There is a big difference between being a boss and being a leader.

 

Sam Geist:
A boss drives his men a leader coaches them. The boss depends upon authority the leader on goodwill. The boss inspires fear the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says I, the leader says we.
 


Sam Geist


August 18, 2014

 

Interview with Ron Clark, author of the book The Excellent 11: Qualities Teachers and Parents Use to Motivate, Inspire, and Educate Children

 

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Mike Carruthers:
This fall a lot of kids dread going back to school because of a problem that seems to be getting worse and worse.

 

Ron Clark:
We are losing so many kids in America because they're being bullied they're being picked on; they don't want to go to school. The school environment is not a positive place for a lot of kids.
 


Ron Clark


August 15, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.

 

Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.
 


Dr. Gary Small


August 14, 2014

 

Interview with Ruth Sherman, author of the book Get Them to See It Your Way, Right Away: How to Persuade Anyone of Anything 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you need to persuade someone of something, a friend, a co-worker, even your boss…

 

Ruth Sherman :
There is something very important that successful people do, that's very persuasive and that is they project confidence.


Ruth Sherman


August 13, 2014

 

Interview with Ruth Sherman, author of the book Get Them to See It Your Way, Right Away: How to Persuade Anyone of Anything 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What does it take to be a powerful persuader?

 

Ruth Sherman :
The idea that you can persuade people is rooted, I believe, in a lot of small but significant behaviors that have done well to differentiate you from the rest of the people out there.
 


Ruth Sherman


August 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Thomas Habib, author of the book If These Walls Could Talk: A Therapist Reveals Stories of Change and How They will Work for You

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Even in the very best relationships love can't always be there.

 


Dr. Thomas Habib:
In couples, it's the expectations of love we have; we talk about love as a constant when it isn't. What's constant is commitment.
 


Dr. Thomas Habib


August 11, 2014

 

Interview with Martin Sussman, President of Cambridge Institute For Better Vision

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Your eyes work hard every day and there are some simple things you can do to keep your eyeballs in tip-top shape.

 

Martin Sussman:
One of those visual hygiene tips it to always remember to shift your focus. When we read or use a computer we have to focus our eyes at the same distance sometimes hour after hour.
 


Martin Sussman


August 8, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Heber, author of the book  What Color Is Your Diet?

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You've heard it a million times we should all be eating more fruits and vegetables.


Dr. David Heber:

Most Americans eat three servings a day of fruits and vegetables two of those are french fries and iceberg lettuce and the third one is ketchup.
 


Dr. David Heber


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