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


November 27, 2015

 

Interview with Debbie Ford, author of the book The Dark Side of the Light Chasers

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You often hear the advice that it’s important to make peace with your past, but what does that mean exactly?

 

Debbie Ford:
Well in the simplest terms, I think making peace with your past is finding something good, same value, some gold in it.
 


Debbie Ford


November 26, 2015

 

Interview with Eran Katz, author of the book Where Did Noah Park the Ark?: Ancient Memory Techniques for Remembering Practically Anything

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The best way to get better at remembering stuff is to simply pay attention.

 

Eran Katz:
Because we cannot remember something if we haven’t paid attention to it to begin with - if we lock the door, we think, “Did we lock the door? Did we unplug the iron?” One second of attention – “Here, I locked the door, I know the door is locked” – will actually help us not forget.
 


Eran Katz


November 25, 2015

 

Interview with Brain Keane President of SmartPower

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Getting consumers - people like you and me - to really conserve energy has been a tough sell. Because to conserve energy means, to many of us, to sacrifice.

 

Brian Keane:
We actually did focus groups among college students today. You talk to them about conservation and they will talk about Jimmy Carter. And these guys weren't even alive when Jimmy Carter was president.

 


Brian Keane


November 24, 2015

 

Interview with Arthur Benjamin, author of the book The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Probably every school kid wonders the importance of all the math they’re taught - math they’ll never use again. But there’s another side to the story.

 

Arthur Benjamin:
I don’t know of anything that trains you to think more logically than learning mathematics.
 


Arthur Benjamin


November 23, 2015

 

Interview with Matthew Ferry, author of the book Ridiculous Bliss: Being Happy All the Time (Made for Success Collection)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Happiness can be elusive and often it’s because your mind is playing tricks on you.

 

Matthew Ferry:
You need to see that your mind has an opinion about everything including things it knows nothing about.
 


Matthew Ferry


November 20, 2015

 

Interview with Bob Baumann of Edward Baumann Clothiers Dallas, TX

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The clothes you wear matter and a lot of men don’t seem to get that.

 

Bob Baumann:
You know most men if they’re big their clothes are too tight if they’re small their clothes are too loose.
 


November 19, 2015

 

Interview with Cara Natterson, author of the book Worry Proof: A Pediatrician (and Mom) Explains Which Foods, Medicines, and Chemicals to Avoid to Have Safe and Healthy Children

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Parent’s worry, they worry about all kinds of things but what as a parent should you worry about most?

 

Cara Natterson:
In my book the top three are; guns, pools that are unlocked and uncovered, and driving while texting or dialing.
 


Dr. Cara Natterson


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