I happen to be watching the documentary ” Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead #2″ by Joe Cross.  If you have not seen this documentary it is certainly worth watching, and learning about the life changing steps that Joe Cross took to get himself and thousands of others back to health and vitality.

As a result of watching Joe’s documentary I payed particular attention to an interview he conducted with Brian Wansink from Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab.  I was fascinated by how Brain was focused on how the change in our surroundings and environment can have a significant impact on our health and nutrition, so I reached out to him to do an interview for Inside Personal Growth.

In this interview with Brian Wansink, Ph.D. you will learn how simply it is to reconstruct and rethink your environments for success in your food consumption. Brian says that the answer isn’t to tell people what to do: it is to set up their living environments so that they will naturally lose weight.   He says we need to work with human nature not against it, and that willpower is a very challenging way to shift our eating patterns for success, and he proves it in his new book “Slim By Design“.

During our dialogue together we discuss some very simple techniques that you can employ in you home, the restaurants you eat in, your grocery store, your workplace and at your children’s school.   You will learn how to create a mindless solution for your eating habits, that will work and allow you to shed the unwanted pounds.   This is not to state that you can only change your environment for success, you still need to exercise and learn what foods are healthy for you, but this factor is a key to a healthy lifestyle  change in what you eat and how much weight you might be able to lose.

I hope you enjoy this upbeat and lively interview with a fascinating man and scientist, Brian Wansink, Ph.D. If you want to learn more about “Slim By Design” or his other books please click here to be directed to his website.

If you are interested in reading a book that will provide new perspective on the subject of leadership, then I highly recommend reading ” Grounded-How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World” by author Bob Rosen.

In my interview with Bob we discuss the challenges that leaders are faced with in our ever changing landscape and volatile world. As leaders are confronted with disruptive change and worldwide economic turbulence they need to learn how to adapt and change their thinking and behaviors to transform their worldview and perspective.

Grounded presents to the reader a new approach that speaks to our better self and help leaders become more self-aware. Bob presents the “Healthy Leader” model designed to expose leaders to six personal dimensions that fuel and refuel our world leaders, physical, emotional, intellectual, social, vocational and spiritual health.

Everyone is a leader in their own capacity, therefore the techniques and tools provided in Bob’s book are tools to enlighten and enrich the leadership experience. I not only recommend reading “Grounded” but that you visit the book website and the Facebook page for “Grounded.

Enjoy this wonderful interview with Bob Rosen author of “Grounded”.