March 25, 2014

 

Interview with Adam Bryant, author of the book Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you want to create a positive workplace culture don’t hire jerks.

 

Adam Bryant:
Because jerks multiple there is a phenomenon where you bring people into the company and they can have this effect on other people around them where they bring out bad behavior in other people.
 


Adam Bryant


March 24, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, author of the book The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone knows diets don’t work but we still try them anyway, but why don’t they work?

 

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff:
I think that ultimately diets fail because we are taught by society as a whole that success and suffering are synonymous with one another.

 


Dr. Yoni Freedhoff


March 21, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Sharon Moalem, author of the book Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity (P.S.)

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Our evolutionary past has left us with some interesting illnesses and conditions. For example many Asians can't drink alcohol because when they do…

 

Dr. Sharon Moalem:
It's an allergic reaction they appear drunk, their face becomes very red and it's all because they don't have a specific gene that allows them to break down alcohol effectively.
 


Dr. Sharon Moalem


March 20, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Allan Hamilton, author of the book The Scalpel and the Soul: Encounters with Surgery, the Supernatural, and the Healing Power of Hope

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Is there life after death? That question will forever be debated, but one brain surgeon is very clear in his belief.

 

Dr. Allan Hamilton:
I would have to tell you that the evidence I've seen is overwhelming that life after death must exist.
 


Dr. Allan Hamilton


March 19, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Bredehoft, author of the book How Much Is Too Much? 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How do you know if you’re overindulging your child? Well ask yourself some questions.

 

Dr. David Bredehoft:
Is what I am doing, does that get in the way of my child learning what he or she needs to be learning at that time. You’re in such a hurry you tie the kids shoes because you can do it quicker.

 


Dr. David Bredehoft


March 18, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. David Bredehoft, author of the book How Much Is Too Much? 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You likely agree that kids today are overindulged by their parents more than in previous generations. So why is that?

 

Dr. David Bredehoft:
We found out from our research that overindulgence really comes from good heart they want the best for their kids.
 


Dr. David Bredehoft


March 17, 2014

 

Interview with Sheila Heen, co-author of the book Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Supposedly we all want to get feedback from other people but sometimes feedback is hard to take.

 

Sheila Heen:
So feedback sits right at the junction of 2 core human needs; the 1st is the need to learn and grow.

 


Sheila Heen


March 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Paul Glovinsky, author of the book The Insomnia Answer: A Personalized Program for Identifying and Overcoming the Three Types ofInsomnia

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone has trouble falling asleep from time to time. That's insomnia. Interesting thing about insomnia…


Dr. Paul Glovinsky:
It's one of the few conditions that you can bring on by thinking. So if you think that you're going to have a poor night, low and behold there it is. 
 


 


March 13, 2014

 

Interview with David M. Howitt, author of the book Heed Your Call: Integrating Myth, Science, Spirituality, and Business

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How do you feel about work and success?

 

David M. Howitt:
A lot of us are taught at the earliest ages you’ve got to put your shoulder into the plow and you’ve got to work a 12 hour day and the more tired you are when you come home the more successful you are. My experience that’s just not true.
 


David M. Howitt


March 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jamie Koufman, author of the book The Chronic Cough Enigma: How to recognize, diagnose and treat neurogenic and reflux related cough

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Millions of Americans have chronic cough, chronic clearing of the throat and a host of symptoms that may all really be acid reflux.

 

Dr. Jamie Koufman:
It’s a great masquerader it is allergies that aren’t allergies, it’s sinusitis that isn’t sinusitis, it’s asthma that isn’t asthma and it certainly isn’t post nasal drip that wakes you up in the middle of the night – it’s reflux.
 


Dr. Jamie Koufman


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