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Episode 143 – Live Session Excerpt: The Price Personality Scale / audio

Personality

In this special edition of Reality Check, host Craig Price plays an extended excerpt from his negativity program highlighting his self-conceived “Price Personality Scale”.  Recently, Craig was able to present a 90 minute breakout session for a group of project managers and was able to record it for posterity.  Craig talks about personality vs. attitude, the types of positive and negative personalities and some of the examples of each.

You can learn more about Craig’s programs at http://therealistsguide.com or you can buy his book “Half a Glass: The Realist’s Guide” directly from his website.

APP BONUS: Craig includes his “6 Tips for Managing the New Workforce” e-book.

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Episode 142 – Steve Lanore – Tornadoes / audio

tornadoes

Meteorologist Steve Lanore (@SteveLanore on Twitter) returns to discuss his new book on tornadoes with host Craig Price.  Flying cows and sharknadoes be damned! Craig and Steve get down to the reality of these devastating storms called Twisters. Steve’s new book, Twister Tales: Unraveling Tornado Myths is out and due to Craig’s lack of experience with tornadoes despite living at the tip of “Tornado Alley” he asks some of the basics: What conditions do you need to have tornadoes, how much can they lift, what’s the difference between a tornado and a water spout? The two also talk about some of the more popular myths related to tornados like: Does the sky turn green? Should you hide under an overpass or bridge? and more importantly…can Sharknado really happen?? (Yes, Craig asked this).

You can learn more about Steve and his book at http://www.stevelanore.com and order his book “Twister Tales: Unraveling Tornado Myths” from amazon and other major book outlets. Twister Tales looks at tornado myths and misconceptions and sets the record straight. Plus a “Be Weather Aware” sections help you put together a game plan before storms show up. This book is a must have if you like weather or science!

APP BONUS: Steve offers a 17 page preview of his book. Check it out today!

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Episode 141 – Shawn Doyle – Grief / audio

Grief

Shawn Doyle (@Motiv8er on twitter) returns to discuss grief with host Craig Price. Grief can be a painful subject, awkward to address and difficult to understand. That’s why Craig thought Shawn and his new book “The Sun Still Rises: Surviving and Thriving After Grief and Loss” should come on the podcast. The two discuss the shocking and unexpected loss of Shawn’s first wife Cindy and how Shawn coped in the aftermath. Shawn offers up some suggestions to people trying to support those in grief, how grief is contextual and personal as well explains the path that allowed himself to find happiness.

Every day, many people lose loved ones and face the grieving process. They suffer while coping with the loss of a child, spouse, parent, friend, or sibling. It is perhaps the most difficult and devastating challenge any of us face in our lifetime. Shawn simply tries to offer his first hand experiences to others in hopes they to can heal.

You can learn more about Shawn at http://www.sldoyle.com/

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Episode 140 – Brad Montgomery – Happiness / audio

Happiness

Brad Montgomery (@BradMontgomery on twitter) chats about happiness with host Craig Price. Happiness can be the Holy Grail for many people, elusive, just out of reach or more commonly, something that happens intermittently for short periods of time. But what if you had control over your happiness? That’s what Brad proposes to a skeptical Craig. The two talk about the flaws in The Secret (or outright lies if you ask Craig) how you can take unhappy conditions and fine tune them so you can be happier, how to gradually get incrementally happier versus trying to drastically change overnight as well as discover that they are just two short balding guys talking about the same things from different perspectives. The more things seem different the more they are closer to the same. It seems super positive and negative people can get along! Everybody sing Kumbaya!

You can find the newly minted CPAE (hall of fame speaker) Brad Montgomery at http://BradMontgomery.com.

APP BONUS: Read the first chapter from Brad’s book Humor Us: America’s Top Humorists On the Power of Laughter.

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Remembering Robin Williams / audio

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You will be missed.

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