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


July 3, 2014

 

Interview with George Thompson, author of the book Verbal Judo, Second Edition: The Gentle Art of Persuasion

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you're in a heated argument and someone is getting really upset at you, you're likely tempted to say something like... "calm down."

 

George Thompson:
It's the worst thing you can say. One everybody thinks they're calm enough, so if you'll notice when you say calm down, what do they say? "I'm plenty calm!"
 


George Thompson


July 2, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Ava Shamban, author of the book Heal Your Skin: The Breakthrough Plan for Renewal
www.YouTube.com/DrAvaMD

 

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Mike Carruthers:
We all know it’s important to take care of our skin and yet…

 

Dr. Ava Shamban:
Somehow people go to sleep with their makeup on, people don’t wear sunscreen, they think it’s OK to fry themselves, they don’t understand how important their skin is both to their looks and to the health of their body.
 


Dr. Ava Shamban


July 1, 2014

 

Interview with Dorothy Leeds, author of the book The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communication in Life and at Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you know how to use them questions can be very powerful tool for success.

 

Dorothy Leeds:
One of the powers of questions is that questions get people to convince themselves, and people believe more of what they say than what you say.
 


Dorothy Leeds


June 30, 2014

 

Interview with Charles Seife, author of the book Virtual Unreality: Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It’s True?

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The incredible amount of digital information available on the internet is causing some problems.

 

Charles Seife:
One of the things about digital information is that it’s flooding us in a way that we can’t keep up with – that there’s so much out there (much of which is false) that we can’t tell reality from fiction.
 


Charles Seife


June 27, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Buchholz, author of the book Heal Your Headache

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You very likely have suffered from headaches.

 

David Buchholz, M.D.:
The figures say that about 45 million Americans have enough headaches to be labeled as headache sufferers.
 


Dr David Buchholz


June 26, 2014

 

Interview with Chef Todd Mohr Founder of www.WebCookingClasses.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Cooking on the grill outside is in many ways harder than cooking the kitchen. For one thing food tends to stick to the grill.

 

Chef Todd Mohr:
People complain to me about that all of the time. How do I get things to stop sticking? Well that’s one of the most important things is to #1 get that grill very hot to begin with.
 


Chef Todd Mohr


June 25, 2014

 

Interview with Paul B. Brown, author of the book Own Your Future: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How you approach a job search is really important. Many people take the approach...

 

Paul B. Brown:
Somewhere out there is the perfect job for me all I have to do is find it. Oh gosh is that hard, I mean you've got to figure it out, you've got to make phone calls upon phone calls, you've got to do research upon that.


Paul B. Brown


June 24, 2014

 

Interview with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of the book Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
To acquire executive presence you need confidence, poise and great communication skills. But what’s often left out of the equation is the right appearance.

 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett:
And you know appearance is fascinating because leaders talk out of both sides of their mouth. They say look we don’t really think appearance is that important in the long run it’s like 10% of the equation.
 


Sylvia Ann Hewlett


June 23, 2014

 

Interview with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of the book Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
There’s something fascinating called executive presence.

 

Sylvia Ann Hewlett:
Executive presence is not performance it’s not whether you will deliver the goods or hit the numbers. It’s about what you signal to the world in terms of your potential.
 


Sylvia Ann Hewlett


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