May 8, 2015


Interview with John Lee, author of The Anger Solution: The Proven Method for Achieving Calm and Developing Healthy, Long-Lasting Relationships




Mike Carruthers:
Funny thing about anger - people get angry all the time and yet…


John Lee:
The words you will very seldom ever hear a lover, a spouse, a boss or an employee ever say to anybody is, “I’m angry”. 

John Lee


May 7, 2015


Interview with Aimee Tittlemier, author of the book Don't Fluck It Up: The Perfect YOU for the Job Interview




Mike Carruthers:
In a job interview you want to stand out and one way to do that is at the very end.


Aimee Tittlemier:
After the meat of an interview the interviewer is going to ask the inevitable question do you have any questions? Yes, the answer to this question is always yes!

Aimee Tittlemier

 May 6, 2015

Interview with David Niven, author of 100 Simple Secrets of Happy Families: What Scientists Have Learned and How You Can Use It (100 Simple Secrets Series)




Mike Carruthers:
Do you have a happy family? Interestingly,  a lot of research has been done on what makes a family happy.


David Niven:
Happier families are people who can count on each other and that can be as little as showing up on time.

David Niven


May 5, 2015


Interview with Carrie Morgridge, author of the book Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World




Mike Carruthers:
The average American gives $2,200 a year to charity it feels good. But sometimes it feels like small gifts don’t make much of a difference but actually…


Carrie Morgridge:
Small gifts really make a difference, for me they’re also the most fulfilling because sometimes your small gift you can actually see, feel and touch it.


Carrie Morgridge

May 4, 2015


Interview with Justin Sonnenburg, author of the book The Good Gut: Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Mood, and Your Long-term Health




Mike Carruthers:
Living in your gut are trillions of microbes and that’s a good thing.


Justin Sonnenburg:
They control not only digestion and intestinal health and they connect to metabolism, they control the status of our immune system and also communicate with our brain and our central nervous system.

Justin Sonnenburg

May 1, 2015


Interview with Ariane de Bonvoisin author of The First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change (and Loving Your Life More)




Mike Carruthers:
When you ask most people how well they cope with change in life, you typically hear….


Ariane de Bonvoisin:
“I hate change, I resist change, I’m bad at change…” So I know that is a very classic, typical response.

Ariane de Bonvoisin

April 30, 2015


Interview with Dr. Heidi Reeder, author of the book Commit to Win: How to Harness the Four Elements of Commitment to Reach Your Goals




Mike Carruthers:
Understanding how commitment works can help you better follow through and the first important thing is to really treasure the commitment you’ve made.


Dr. Heidi Reeder:
This relationship, this job, starting your own business you’ve got to really treasure that at a higher level than we’re spending our time focusing on the difficulties.

Dr. Heidi Reeder

April 29, 2015


Interview with Michael Floyd, co-author of the book Get the Truth: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Persuade Anyone to Tell All





Mike Carruthers:

How do the police get people to confess and tell all? They’re skills we could probably could all use. And the first thing to understand is that there’s a difference between and interview and an interrogation.


Michael Floyd:
An interview is a dialog where you’re asking questions and seeking answers. Non-coercive interrogation is a monolog where we the interrogator are doing most of the talking - it’s a one-way flow of information.




Michael Floyd

April 28, 2015


Interview with Michael Floyd, co-author of the book Get the Truth: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Persuade Anyone to Tell All




Mike Carruthers:
When you want to get someone to tell you the truth about something they did wrong remember this quote…


Michael Floyd:
The guilty man seeks only to be understood for to be understood gives the appearance of being forgiven. I think that says it all.


Michael Floyd

April 27, 2015


Interview with Susan Stiffelman, author of the book Parenting with Presence: Practices for Raising Conscious, Confident, Caring Kids (An Eckhart Tolle Edition)




Mike Carruthers:
Parenting requires us to get our kids to do what we want. But how we do that can make a big difference.


Susan Stiffelman:
Well the first thing I tell parents is there are 4 words not to begin a request with. And those 4 words are I need you to.


Susan Stiffelman

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