March 25, 2016

 

Interview with Steve Stockman, author of the book How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want the video you shoot to look and sound great a good rule to remember is to get up close and don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes.

 

Steve Stockman:
What we say with our mouth is only part of the information that we convey. The rest of it is all in our eyes and the wrinkles in our forehead – you can’t see any of that stuff if you’re too far away.
 


Steve Stockman


March 24, 2016

 

Interview with Mary Spio, author of the book 7 Game Changing Traits For Uncommon Success

 

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Mike Carruthers:
A good idea and lots of talent are both important for success but there’s more to it.

 

Mary Spio:
Everybody’s talented, everybody has a talent the world is full of talented people but without the hustle, without the hard work nothing happens – absolutely nothing happens.
 


Mary Spio


March 23, 2016

 

Interview with Joe Navarro, author of the book What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

 

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Mike Carruthers:
To some degree you already know how to read body language - every human being does.

 

Joe Navarro:
Our species assesses for danger first and then assesses for hierarchy second and then we look for other things like emotions and so forth.
 


Joe Navarro


March 22, 2016

 

Interview with Joe Navarro, author of the book What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Body language, if you learn to read it, can tell you a lot about a person.

 

Joe Navarro:
Our bodies reflect what we think, what we feel, and what we intend.

 


Joe Navarro


March 21, 2016

 

Interview with Erika Andersen, author of the book Be Bad First

 

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Mike Carruthers:
It’s likely you will change jobs or careers more than once in your lifetime which means doing something new.

 

Erika Andersen:
If you’re going to be doing something new, something you haven’t done before, you’re going to be bad at it – that’s the nature of “noviceness”.
 


Erika Andersen


March 18, 2016

 

Interview with Jason Ohler, author of the book Digital Community, Digital Citizen

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Ever since the dawn of the age of cellphones people have complained that they are a big distraction.

 

Jason Ohler:
Well I think most people have that visceral experience where they’re talking to somebody and a text comes in and they say, “I gotta take this.”
 


Jason Ohler


March 17, 2016

 

Interview with Kent Keith, author of the book Do It Anyway: Finding Personal Meaning and Deep Happiness by Living the Paradoxical Commandments

 

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Mike Carruthers:
 Success is good. Everybody wants to be successful - but success isn't everything.

 

Kent Keith:
The search for success and the search for meaning are not the same search. There are just a lot of things that our society says are important, like power, wealth and fame. And it's not necessarily bad but it's not especially meaningful.

 


Kent Keith


March 16, 2016

 

Interview with Ivan Misner, author of the book Avoiding The Networking Disconnect

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Very often people go to conferences or networking events with the wrong mindset.

 

Ivan Misner:
First of all I think people use networking as the face-to-face cold calling opportunity. “Hi my names Ivan let’s do business”. And they go right into sales mode and I think that’s a huge mistake.
 


Ivan Misner


March 15, 2106

 

Interview with Tracey Brown, author of the book Playing By The Rules

 

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Mike Carruthers:

We have a lot of safety rules in our culture and it’s hard to argue with safety.

 

Tracey Brown:
Because you know how that feels like if someone says to you well it’s for safety. You feel like that puts you under the spotlight, well who am I to say it’s not?
 


Tracey Brown


March 14, 2106

 

Interview with Tracey Brown, author of the book Playing By The Rules

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Safety first we have a lot more safety awareness today than ever before – maybe too much.

 

Tracey Brown:
It just seems that when something has got a safety or a security label on it people stop asking questions. They stop asking is this actually doing anything to make us safer.
 


Tracey Brown


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