January 9, 2015


Interview with Dr. Andrew Packard, author of the book The Packard Weight Health Plan




Mike Carruthers: 
One of the best ways to control your weight is to burn more calories.


Andrew Packard: 
10% of the calories that you burn each day are on the work of digestion.

Dr. Andrew Packard

January 8, 2015


Interview with Jim Hayhurst, author of the book Where Have I Gone Right: The Right Mountain Guide to Getting the Job and Life You Want




Mike Carruthers: 
Sooner or later you'll likely have to go on a job
interview, and the fact is most job interviews get off to a lousy start.


Jim Hayhurst: 
Typically, you end up with people walking in and answering
the first question in an interview, which the first
question is always, "Tell me about yourself. Who are

Jim Hayhurst Sr.

January 7, 2015


Interview with Dr. Steven J. Barrer, author of the book Exercise Will Hurt You




Mike Carruthers:
Exercise is a big New Year’s resolution topic but there’s a problem with exercise we don’t discuss much; injury.


Dr. Steven J. Barrer:
I don’t personally know anybody who exercises routinely or participates in sports or both who hasn’t been injured – it’s just inevitable.

Dr. Steven Barrer

January 6, 2015


Interview with David Pogue, author of the book Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
Did you know that if you have trouble reading small type on a website you can change it?


David Pogue:
It’s the plus key and on a Windows PC it’s the control key too. So control plus and control minus controls the text size. On the Mac it’s the command key the one that looks like a pretzel. So you go command plus, plus, plus and you’ve just made the type bigger.

David Pogue

January 5, 2015


Interview with David Pogue, author of the book Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life




Mike Carruthers:
Of the millions of people who use their computer everyday a lot of them don’t realize that…


David Pogue:
When you’re on the web and you’re reading just hit the space bar to scroll down the next part of the page instead of using the mouse or the track pad – it’s just so easy to tap the space bar. And people are like you’re kidding I never knew that and it was right under their noses.

David Pogue

January 2, 2015


Interview with Dr. Mel Levine, author of the book The Myth of Laziness




Mike Carruthers: 
People who seem lazy, you know…


Mel Levine:
The person who's always promising things, but never delivers, the kid who seems so bright, but doesn't submit his homework.

Dr. Mel Levine

January 1, 2015


Interview with Dr. Richard Fleming, author of the book Stop Inflammation Now!




Mike Carruthers: 
You may not have heard this before, but inflammation is a big health problem.


Richard Fleming:
Well it turns out that inflammation is what really causes heart disease and a number of other diseases.

Dr. Richard Fleming

December 31, 2014


Interview with Mitzi Weinman, author of the book It's About Time! Transforming Chaos into Calm, A to Z




Mike Carruthers:
So it's time for your 2015 New Year's resolution which if you're going make should probably be very specific.


Mitzi Weinman:
A resolution or a goal really needs to be tangible so that you can put action to it. It needs to be something that is really totally doable.

Mitzi Weinman

December 30, 2014


Interview with Harry Chambers, author of the book My Way or the Highway: The Micromanagement Survival Guide




Mike Carruthers:
Ever work for a boss who was a micromanager, you know, one who practices…


Harry Chambers:
Management by hovering and hounding, and they become a second skin of their employees.


Harry E. Chambers

December 29, 2014


Interview with Susan Scott, author of the book Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time




Mike Carruthers: 
We have conversations with people every day, without giving them a whole lot of thought, but think about this:


Susan Scott:

While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career or a company or a relationship or a life, any single conversation can.

Susan Scott

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