May 22, 2014

 

Interview with Irvin Schorsch Founder of Pennsylvania Capital Management
www.pcmadvisors.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While not everyone likes to negotiate it’s amazing what you can negotiate if you’re so inclined.

 

Irvin Schorsch:
You can either negotiate and or shop heavily most anything you buy in life. Whether you’re negotiating a cell phone purchase or you’re negotiating clothes most anything you want to buy is negotiable.
 


Irwin Schorsch


May 21, 2014

 

Interview with Jamie Showkeir, author of the book Authentic Conversations: Moving from Manipulation to Truth and Commitment

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you had to describe the nature of the typical boss/employee relationship, it's similar to a parent and child.

 

Jamie Showkeir:
Because the premise on which our organizations of today were founded was generated well over a hundred years ago by people who were looking at non-skilled labor, as folks who could not be trusted and had to be told what to do.
 


Jamie Showkeir


May 20, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Patrick Roth, author of the book The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body

 

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Mike Carruthers:
80% of us will get back pain in our lifetime – 80%! Now here’s the problem…

 

Dr. Patrick Roth:
If you’re a patient and you have back pain, the place that you start defines the treatment you get as opposed to what is wrong with you – think about that, that’s terrible.
 


Dr. Patrick A. Roth


May 19, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Patrick Roth, author of the book The End of Back Pain: Access Your Hidden Core to Heal Your Body

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you’ve never had back pain you’re lucky at least so far.

 

Dr. Patrick Roth:
At any given time 20% of people have back pain. Within the last year 40% of people have back pain. And within a lifetime 80% of people will have back pain.
 


Dr. Patrick A. Roth


May 16, 2014

 

Interview with Bernie Siegel, author of the book 101 Exercises for the Soul: Simple Practices for a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Want to be healthy and live a long time? Well try keeping a journal.

 

Bernie Siegel :
If you write your feelings, not your schedule but your feelings down, you'll live a longer healthier life.

 


Bernie Siegel


May 15, 2014

 

Interview with Linda Spangle, R.N., author of the book Friends with the Scale: How to Turn Your Scale Into a Powerful Weight Loss Tool

 

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Mike Carruthers:
One reason people don’t like going to the doctor and may even avoid going is…

 

Linda Spangle, R.N.:
Women especially just dread getting on the scale at the doctor’s office. I think for people who are chronic dieters it’s even worse - somehow it feels like judgment.
 


Linda Spangle, R.N.


May 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Keri Peterson, Spokesperson for Clorox

 

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Mike Carruthers:
More and more people are suffering from allergies we’re up to 36 million Americans.

 

Dr. Keri Peterson:
If you have a parent with allergies, 1 parent gives you a 33% chance of having allergies. And if you have 2 parents that have allergies you have a 67% chance and they can develop at any age.
 


Dr. Keri Peterson


May 13, 2014

 

Interview with Russ Edelman, co-author of the book Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office: Eight Strategies for Winning in Business Without Being a Jerk

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to be successful you can't be too nice - that's the common advice in life and in business. And yet…

 

Russ Edelman:
We did a whole lot of surveying (we surveyed three hundred and fifty professionals) and out of that surveying, sixty-one percent of the people came back and said they believe that they are too nice in business.
 


Russ Edelman


May 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Meg Meeker, author of the book Strong Mothers, Strong Sons: Lessons Mothers Need to Raise Extraordinary Men

 

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Mike Carruthers:
For mothers raising a son is different than raising a daughter.

 

Dr. Meg Meeker:
During the first 10 years boys need a lot of security to come from their mothers - they need a lot of time, they need affection, they need bonding.
 


Dr. Meg Meeker


May 9, 2014

 

Interview with Daniel Levitin, author of the book The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As much as you may find music enjoyable it also appears to be necessary. For instance…

 

Daniel J. Levitin:
All mothers instinctively sing to their children. We don't know of any civilization now or at any point in history where mothers did not sing to their infants.

 


Daniel Levitin

 


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