January 22, 2016


Interview with Dr. Peter Sacco, author of the book Breaking Those Damn Habits and Finally Getting Things Right: The Handbook to Understanding and Overcoming Procrastination and Keeping Positive Changes Coming




Mike Carruthers:
So how is your New Year’s resolution going?


Dr. Peter Sacco:
Statistics show that roughly only 8% of people who set intentions and resolutions for 2016 are still going strong by this point - whereas 92% have not succeeded.

Peter Sacco PhD

January 21, 2016


Interview with Jack Bishop Chief Creative Officer of America's Test Kitchen and contributor to the book Kitchen Hacks: How Clever Cooks Get Things Done




Mike Carruthers:
Who wouldn’t want to be more efficient and spend less time in the kitchen? And a good place to start is with your knives.


Jack Bishop:
More time gets spent trying to work with a dull knife. And it just means that that onion is going to take that much longer.

Jack Bishop

January 20, 2016


Interview with Dan Gardner, author of the book Future Babble: Why Expert Predictions Are Next to Worthless, and You Can Do Better




Mike Carruthers:
When you watch television, news and business shows there’s no shortage of experts predicting the future of politics, world events and the stock market. But just how accurate are those predictions?


Dan Gardner:
What you need of course to access expert prediction accuracy is a proper experiment unfortunately that experiment has been done.

Dan Gardner

January 19, 2016


Interview with Dr. Kenneth S. Kosik, author of the book Outsmarting Alzheimer's: What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk




Mike Carruthers:
As the population age’s Alzheimer’s disease is becoming something of an epidemic - and it’s scary how little we know.


Dr. Kenneth S. Kosik:
1% or less of the people who get it – we know why they get it. They get it because it’s hereditary however 99% or more of the people who get it we don’t know why they get it.

Dr. Kenneth S. Kosik

January 18, 2016


Interview with Kevin Coyne, author of the book Brainsteering: A Better Approach to Breakthrough Ideas




Mike Carruthers:
In order to problem solve or come up with new ideas organizations have meetings and the larger the meeting the fewer people participate.


Kevin Coyne:
The group dynamic in a large group is always – you put any group of 20 people together, 17 think they’re supposed to not talk.

Kevin P. Coyne

January 15, 2016


Interview with Bev Smallwood, author of the book This Wasn't Supposed to Happen to Me: 10 Make-or-Break Choices When Life Steals Your Dreams and Rocks Your World




Mike Carruthers:
If you live long enough bad things happen to you. It's called adversity. And the question is…


Bev Smallwood:
Whether that adversity you go through is going to take you under or whether you're really going to come out on the other side even stronger.

Bev Smallwood

January 14, 2016


Interview with Leagan Kasper, author of the book Sensing Mr. Right Guy: The Ultimate and Humorous Dating Guide for Women




Mike Carruthers:
When people look for romantic partners they sometimes miss the obvious.


Leagan Kasper:
Listen to the voice of a man, do we really like that voice or were we just bamboozled by the looks? -paying attention to how he eats, how he chooses food, seeing how he smells.

Leagan Kasper

January 13, 2016


Interview with Taylor Clark, author of the book Nerve: Poise Under Pressure, Serenity Under Stress, and the Brave New Science of Fear and Cool




Mike Carruthers:
Staying cool under pressure, some of us handle it better than others.


Taylor Clark:
Take concert performers like classical musicians for example, people have done studies on the differences between the elite performers and the people who that don’t perform that well.

Taylor Clark

January 12, 2016


Interview with Dr. David Perlmutter, author of the book Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment




Mike Carruthers:
Some interesting new research has uncovered some fascinating facts about how our brains work. We now know that…


Dr. David Perlmutter:
Certain genes that are involved in making the brain more functional, more resistant to damage, more resistant to disease- those genes are actually under our control.

Dr. David Perlmutter

January 11, 2016


Interview with Dave Andrews, author of the book The 30-Day Sobriety Solution: How to Cut Back or Quit Drinking in the Privacy of Your Own Home




Mike Carruthers:
This is the time of year when a lot of people start thinking maybe they should cut back on their drinking.


Dave Andrews:
It is amazing 1 out of 3 adults, about 29.5% qualify as excessive drinkers and this was done by a government study.

Dave Andrews

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