How to Use the Science of Success & What Goes On Inside Your Bones


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By Mike Carruthers / OmniCastMedia / Westwood One Podcast Network / and Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Cumulus Podcast Network. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Isn’t it great when you get one of those “A-Ha Moments”. You know, when an idea or the answer to a problem just pops in your head and it feels just perfect. But is it? We begin this episode by exploring whether those thoughts you have during an A-Ha moment are really valid and magical or not. to.

There are a lot of slogans and clichés about success. For example, “It’s not what you know it’s who you know” or “Nice guys finish last.” The fact is that so much of what people believe about success has been studied scientifically and it turns out some of what we believe is true and other things are just plain baloney. Eric Barker author of the book Barking Up the Wrong Tree. ( joins me to explore the science of success and how to apply it to your life.

Who hasn’t heard about the 6 degrees of separation? It’s the idea that we are all connected by no more than 6 people between us and it is the basis of the game, “6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” But is it true? Are we all that connected? And where did this whole idea come from? Listen and I will explain.

You likely don’t think much about your bones, but they are pretty important and as it turns out. They are also quite fascinating. Writer Brian Switek author of the book Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone ( reveals what’s going on inside the 206 bones in your body (more or less) that you never knew.


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