Can You Hear Me Now?! … Special Announcement

This is a special announcement for the podcast.  Just a quick update on what has been happening and making sure everything is working properly in my system.

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I have had numerous problems of late with the site … from malware shutdowns … to podcasts not showing up … to Bluehost crashing … I think everything is finally fixed. Here is an update on things.

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#082 – Trust (Like Switch Pt 4) [Podcast]

Trust … People size you up in seconds, but what exactly are they evaluating?  Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions alongside fellow psychologists Susan Fiske and Peter Glick for more than 15 years, and has discovered patterns in these interactions.

Trust

Trust

In her new book, “Presence,” Cuddy says people quickly answer two questions when they first meet you:

  • Can I trust this person?
  • Can I respect this person?

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#081 – Three Nonverbal Friend Signals (Like Switch Pt 3) [Podcast]

It’s well known that good communication is the foundation of any successful relationship, be it personal or professional. It’s important to recognize, though, that it’s our nonverbal communication—our facial expressions, gestures, eye contact, posture, and tone of voice—that speak the loudest.

NonVerbal Friend Signals

NonVerbal Friend Signals

The ability to understand and use nonverbal communication, or body language, is a powerful tool that can help you connect with others, express what you really mean, and build better relationships.

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#080 – Friend or Foe (Like Switch Pt 2) [Podcast]

We continue our study on “The Like Switch” by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins. This week we look at the Friend vs Foe continuum as discussed in Chp 1.

Friend or Foe

Friend or Foe

What is the “urban scowl”? And how might our nonverbal facial expressions be causing people to see us as undesirable or worse a foe in life?

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#079 – Friendship Formula (Like Switch Pt 1) [Podcast]

We begin a new study this week on “The Like Switch” by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins. This week we look at the “Friendship Formula” as discussed in Chp 1.

Friendship Formula

Friendship Formula

The Friendship Formula is rather simple:  Friendship = Proximity + Frequency + Duration + Intensity. In this episode, we discuss each of these aspects in detail.

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#078 – Without Regrets [Podcast]

No one would ever say they want to live with regrets at the end of their life. Yet, we can get so busy in life, that we can never think through the very things that will cause regrets later.

Without Regrets

Without Regrets

 

Numerous research has shown what a lot of people consider as regrets at the end of their life. In this episode, we discuss 36 things that people have admitting having regrets about in older ages.

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#077 – Wayne Dyer Tribute [Podcast]

Wayne Dyer recently passed away. He was a hero of mine, and someone that I always listened to and realigned my life afterward. Dr. Dyer has many amazing teaching out, and I would encourage that you check them out.

Wayne Dyer

Wayne Dyer

 

In this episode, I talk about some of the top 10 things I have learned from Wayne Dyer. I also quote him for each of these things and discuss what it means to me.

I also detail our next big study which is coming up in a few weeks.

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#075 – Carol Dweck on Mindset (Mindset Pt 2) [Podcast]

We introduced the concept of “mindsets” in our last episode. I always like to get the author’s perspective on their topic.

 

Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck

In this episode, we listen to a speech that Carol gave on the topic of mindset.

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#074 – Mindset Intro (Mindset Pt 1) [Podcast]

Mindset is a simple idea discovered by world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success—a simple idea that makes all the difference.

Mindset Intro

Mindset Intro

Every so often a truly groundbreaking idea comes along. This is one. Mindset explains:

  • Why brains and talent don’t bring success
  • How they can stand in the way of it
  • Why praising brains and talent doesn’t foster self-esteem and accomplishment, but jeopardizes them
  • How teaching a simple idea about the brain raises grades and productivity
  • What all great CEOs, parents, teachers, athletes know

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