Something You Should Know

Something You Should Know

Mike Carruthers / OmniCast Media / Cumulus Podcast Network

Sometimes all it takes is one little fact or one little piece of wisdom to change your life forever. That's the purpose and the hope of "Something You Should Know." In each episode, host Mike Carruthers interviews top experts in their field to bring you fascinating information and advice to help you save time and money, advance in your career, become wealthy, improve your relationships and help you simply get more out of life. In addition, Mike uncovers and shares short, engaging pieces of "intel" you can use to make your life better - today. Right now.

Categories: Education

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Don’t you hate it when a doctor makes you wait well past your appointment time? Why do they do that? Should you complain? What’s a reasonable amount of time to wait before you say something? This episode begins with some interesting insight into the problem and what you should do to make sure the doctor understands your time is valuable. How effective is peer pressure? Are we really influenced by the people around us - and if so, how much? Do we exert peer pressure on other without realizing it? Is there a way to use peer pressure to get people to change their behavior? Joining me to discuss all this is Robert Frank, a professor of Management and Economics at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and author of the book Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work ( Only 2% of people claim they never feel shy. The rest of us have all been in situations where we have felt shy to some degree. Why does that happen? Why are some people more shy than others? How can you overcome that feeling in situations that really matter? Here to help is Lynn Henderson. She has worked with shy people to help them break free from those shy feelings that hold them back from fully participating in life. Lynne is the founder of the Social Fitness Center and the founder and co-director of the Shyness Institute. She is also author of The Shyness Workbook ( Have you ever just “clicked” with someone? It happens not only in romance but in friendship and in business. People sometimes just click. What happens to cause that? Who are you most likely to click with? Listen as I explain some interesting facts that can help you -click! Source: Ori Brafman author of Click ( PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! We really like The Jordan Harbinger Show! Check out OR search for it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen!  Truebill is the smartest way to manage your finances. The average person saves $720 per year with Truebill. Get started today at! Sign up for your FREE Novo business checking account RIGHT NOW at and you'll get access to over $5,000 in perks and discounts! With Avast One, you can confidently take control of your online world without worrying about viruses, phishing attacks, ransomware, hacking attempts, & other cybercrimes! Small Businesses are ready to thrive again and looking for resources to rise to the challenge. That’s why Dell Technologies has assembled an all-star lineup of podcasters (and we're one of them!) for the third year in a row to create a virtual conference to share advice and inspiration for Small Businesses. Search Dell Technologies Small Business Podference on, Spotify or Apple podcasts starting May 10th! With prices soaring at the pump, Discover has your back with cash back! Use the Discover Card & earn 5% cash back at Gas Stations and Target, now through June, when you activate. Get up to $75 cash back this quarter with Discover it® card. Learn more at If you're the type of person who's always thinking about new business ideas or wondering “What’s the next side hustle I should spin up?” — check out the podcast My First Million! Today is made for Thrill! Style, Power, Discovery, Adventure, however you do thrill, Nissan has a vehicle to make it happen at Whether you’re going on a cross country trip or just up the street, please buckle up! Don’t risk it. And remember, Click It or Ticket. Brought to you by NHTSA. Use SheetzGo on the Sheetz app! Just open the app, scan your snacks, tap your payment method and go!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Previous episodes

  • 752 - How Peer Pressure Really Works & Is Shyness Normal? 
    Mon, 16 May 2022
  • 751 - SYSK Choice: Simple Steps to Being Happier & How Fungi Powers Life 
    Sat, 14 May 2022
  • 750 - Bonus Episode: A Charged Up Success Story 
    Fri, 13 May 2022
  • 749 - How to Learn Anything Better and Faster & The Mosquito: Humans' Worst Enemy 
    Thu, 12 May 2022
  • 748 - Science Behind Love and Friendship & How to Get Better At Saying No 
    Mon, 09 May 2022
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