February 19, 2016

 

Interview with Todd Buchholz, author of the book Rush: Why You Need and Love the Rat Race

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Getting out of the rat race, slowing down, reducing stress it’s a goal for many but it may not be all it’s cracked up to be.

 

Todd Buchholz:
In fact challenges and new endeavors are what our bodies and our brains needs in order to feel that rush of dopamine, in order to feel alive.
 


Todd Buchholz


February 18, 2016

 

Interview with Barbara Mistick, author of the book Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Many people are worried that their job if not their entire industry may soon become obsolete.

 

Barbara Mistick:
If you look at data from the world economic forum that just said last month that about 5 million jobs are going to go away in the next 5 years. A recent Oxford study said 1 out of 2 jobs are in danger of being automated.

 


Barbara Mistick


February 17, 2016

 

Interview with Shawn Achor, author of the book The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Your willingness to be positive and optimistic in how you look at the world can make you a lot more successful.

 

Shawn Achor:
So if you wanted to have that bigger house, that better job your best chance of getting that bigger house or that better job is to prioritize positivity in the present.
 


Shawn Achor


February 16, 2016

 

Interview with Shawn Achor, author of the book The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The way we typically approach happiness and success is a bit off.

 

Shawn Achor:
Well most people think if I work harder I’ll be more successful and then once I’m more successful then I’ll be happier. Turns out that, that formula is scientifically broken and backwards for 2 different reasons…
 


Shawn Achor


February 15, 2016

 

Interview with Jim Wheaton, General Counsel, Liberty Tax
www.ProtectYourID101.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
As we get closer to tax time there’s a scam you should be aware of that could actually prevent you from filing your taxes. Here’s how it works…

 

Jim Wheaton:
People who are out there who may have gotten access to your social security number and your birthday have the ability to go in and file a tax return in your name, have the refund sent to an account that you don’t control and essentially prevent you from being able to file your own tax return when you show up to do that a few weeks later.


Jim Wheaton


February 12, 2016

 

Interview with Peter Sheahan, author of the book Making It Happen: Turning Good Ideas Into Great Results

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Not to burst your entrepreneurial bubble but if you have a great idea for the next big thing just remember…

 

Peter Sheahan:
The world doesn’t need any new ideas there’s plenty of ideas out there. The real value is created with the person that does have the business smarts to execute on it.

 


Peter Sheahan


February 11, 2016

 

Interview with Susan Jacoby, author of the book The Age of American Unreason

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It's quite common today for young children to have a television in their bedroom, and yet…

 

Susan Jacoby:
If children under six have a TV in their bedrooms they are: 1) Less likely to read than other children: 2) That they are more likely to smoke later on, and: 3) More likely to be obese.
 


Susan Jacoby


February 10, 2016

 

Interview with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, author of the book Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

 

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Mike Carruthers:
More and more research keeps pointing to the fact that a plant based diet will help prevent and conquer all kinds of chronic diseases.

 

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn:
What happens to somebody when you’re treating them with whole food plant based nutrition who’s overweight, with heart disease, diabetes and hypertension? The risk for a heart attack – gone! The risk for a stroke – gone! Obesity – gone! Diabetes – gone!

 


Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn


February 9, 2016

 

Interview with Jason Selk, author of the book Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to be more productive it’s apparently all in the planning.

 

Jason Selk:
The process of, on a daily basis, me today identifying my 3 most important tasks for tomorrow and of those 3 most important tasks what is my one must.
 


Jason Selk


February 8, 2016

 

Interview with Jason Selk, author of the book Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Too much to do and not enough time to do it how do you solve that problem? One way is start by understanding the concept of channel capacity.

 

Jason Selk:
Channel capacity if you will is really just the bandwidth that our brains have. And unfortunately most everybody out there is overloading channel capacity – trying to do too much.
 


Jason Selk


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