November 13, 2015


Interview with Stephen Post, author of the book Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life by the Simple Act of Giving




Mike Carruthers:
You know that feeling you get when you do something kind for someone else?


Stephen Post:
That's actually been well described as the helper's high and even in 2006 major neurological studies showed that when we even think about helping others a part of the brain lights up that's associated with feel-good chemicals.

Stephen Post

November 12, 2015


Interview with Jason Hanson, author of the book Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life: A Former CIA Officer Reveals Safety and Survival Techniques to Keep You and Your Family Protected




Mike Carruthers:
The fact that people are always looking down at their phones when they’re out walking is something criminals really like because…


Jason Hanson:
The foundation of personal safety is what I think is common sense and that’s keeping your head up when you’re out and about in public. So that’s not walking out of the Walmart parking lot with your head down playing on whatever the latest gadget is.

Jason Hanson

November 11, 2015


Interview with Paul Sullivan, author of the book Clutch: Why Some People Excel Under Pressure and Other Don't




Mike Carruthers:
Whether it’s sports or business there are some people who crumble under pressure and those people tend to share 3 traits.


Paul Sullivan:
They fail to accept responsibility, they are often over-confident, and they usually over-thought their role in society or to their organization.

Paul Sullivan

November 10, 2015


Interview with Dr. Tel Franklin, Board certified family physician
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Mike Carruthers:
For years now we’ve heard that fat in the diet is what makes people fat.


Dr. Tel Franklin:
About 30 years ago the powers that be got it wrong. The focus was always on low fat and it should have been on minimizing sugar.

Dr. Tel Franklin

November 9, 2015


Interview with Joseph Cardillo, author of the book Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body's Energies for Your Best Life




Mike Carruthers:
As the day wears on your energy level can start to suffer and there are some ways to recover that energy.


Joseph Cardillo:
Probably everybody experiences some sort of midday slump - so instead of having that 3rd or 4th cup of coffee or an energy drink if instead we just go out and take a walk particularly if it’s a sunny day.

Joseph Cardillo PhD

November 6, 2015


Interview with George Lucas, co-author of the book The One Minute Negotiator: Simple Steps to Reach Better Agreements




Mike Carruthers:
While some people just don’t like the whole idea of negotiating it really starts with just asking for what you want - and it can’t hurt to ask.


George Lucas:
…because if you don’t ask they’re not going to offer.


George Lucas

November 5, 2015


Interview with Michael Annese, author of the book The Victory Cycle




Mike Carruthers:
Why do some people go after a goal and succeed while others flounder. Well vision and commitment seem to be key ingredients.


Michael Annese:
Well if you look at many people in the past: Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs all these fantastic people they never quit, they never stopped. They knew that compelling purpose, that powerful vision that lived within them.


Michael Annese

November 4, 2015


Interview with Shelley Carson, author of the book Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be creative you really are.


Shelley Carson:
Our brains are creativity machines; they’re built to come up with creative ideas – because creativity is basically the way we’ve survived as a species.


Shelley Carson

November 3, 2015


Interview with Holly Hurd, author of the book Venture Mom: From Idea to Income in Just 12 Weeks




Mike Carruthers:
Technology has made it possible for just about anybody to start a business today.


Holly Hurd:
And you can do it in 12 weeks. I’ve interviewed 200 women who have started a business with no business plan and very little startup capital.


Holly Hurd

November 2, 2015


Interview with Clint Emerson, author of the book 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation




Mike Carruthers:
There are enough stories in the news about random violence, shootings and assaults that you must of at least wondered what you would do in that situation. And here is a simple checklist to remember…


Clint Emerson:
And that is run, hide, fight every opportunity that you have to run you should because if you increase your distance from the threat then you’ll increase survivability.

Clint Emerson

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