December 11, 2015

 

Interview with Lillian Glass, author of the book Toxic Men: 10 Ways to Identify, Deal with, and Heal from the Men Who Make Your Life Miserable

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Are there toxic people in your life?

 

Lillian Glass:
A toxic person that’s somebody that doesn’t make you feel good about yourself. It’s somebody that doesn’t bring out the best in you and they’re various types of toxic people.
 


Lillian Glass


December 10, 2015
 
Interview with Dan Buettner, author of the book Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way
 
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Mike Carruthers:
Attempting to be more happy is probably worth the effort.
 
Dan Buettner:
If you control for everything else happy people live about 8 years longer than unhappy people.

Dan Buettner

December 9, 2015

 

Interview with Barbara Pachter, author of the book Greet! Eat! Tweet!: 52 Business Etiquette Postings To Avoid Pitfalls and Boost Your Career

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When you’re not consciously thinking about it, what is your default standard facial expression?

 

Barbara Pachter:
Many people have these incredibly stern standard facial expressions and don’t even realize it and people don’t come up to people with stern facial expressions.
 


Barbara Pachter


December 8, 2015

 

Interview with Dan Levitin, author of the book The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You have a lot of decisions to make every day and that can lead to something called decision fatigue.

 

Dan Levitin:
Your brain doesn’t distinguish metabolically the important decisions from unimportant ones. We use up about the same amount of neuro resources making a trivial decision as a really crucial one.
 


Dan Levitin


December 7, 2015

 

Interview with Dan Levitin, author of the book The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You have a lot of information coming at you every day.

 

Dan Levitin:
Americans took in 5 times as much information every day this year as they did in 1986 and 1986 was no slouch of a year.
 


Dan Levitin


December 4, 2015

 

Interview with Amir Levine, author of the book Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find—and Keep—Love

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The science and psychology of human attachment it’s really remarkable because we’re probably more dependent than we realize.

 

Amir Levine:
We’re wired to be dependent on our partners that’s our biology, we can’t help that. But if the dependency is good then actually paradoxically we become more independent. Because we have that feeling of security and we can go out into the world and do more things.
 


Amir Levine


December 28, 2010

 

Interview with Joan Liebmann-Smith, author of the book Body Signs: From Warning Signs to False Alarms...How to Be Your Own Diagnostic Detective

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you pay attention, your body may be giving you signs. Premature gray hair for example…

 

Joan Liebmann-Smith:
People with premature gray hair are prone to a lot of autoimmune diseases, hyper or hypothyroidism and rheumatoid arthritis.
 


Joan Liebmann-Smith


December 2, 2015
 
Interview with Robert Boxberger, President of Finsphere
 
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Mike Carruthers:
If you do a lot of Christmas shopping with a credit or debit card this year you may end up paying for things you never bought. Here’s how…
 
Robert Boxberger:
When a customer gets their statement in January there are so many transactions that they have to go through and they have to remember what they did 30 days ago, that a lot of fraud actually goes unreported and ultimately paid for by the consumer.

Robert Boxberger

December 1, 2015

 

Interview with Scott A. Shane, author of the book The Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Passion - it's often described as a necessary trait of an entrepreneur.

 

Scott A Shane:
Having some passion will certainly help but passion doesn't make the difference between being successful and not being successful. I'll give you an example of this…
 


Scott A. Shane


 November 30, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Jane Greer, author of the book What About Me?: Stop Selfishness from Ruining Your Relationship

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Every relationship requires compromise so inevitably…

 

Jane Greer:
The minute you enter a relationship it becomes a question of your needs versus your partner’s needs, who comes first, who’s most important, and what about me?

 


Dr. Jane Greer


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