This is what plagiarizers don’t understand

Once in a while, somebody decides to plagiarize my material and pass it off as his own writing. I have two problems with this, beyond the obvious emotions of wanting to tie a cannon ball around their ankles and shove them off a bridge: They take a shortcut to the thousands of hours I spent learning my craft, butchering my ...

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“Ramit’s Shark Tank” – free to watch the carnage/love

Instead of sending you another 5,000-word email on living a Rich Life and how to start an online business, I'm going to show you. Free. This time, in a "Ramit's Shark Tank" presentation with real ideas and brutal teardowns -- excuse me, “feedback" -- for you. I'll show you how to take a $10,000 idea and turn it ...

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How I handle negative critics

Here are some of the names I’ve been called in the last MONTH: “Scammer” “Sellout” “Rip-off artist” “He lies about everything” “Total BS...none of his stuff is good anyway” How would you feel if someone said this about you? How would little Ramit handle this? He would cry   It’s a funny quirk of human psychology: You ...

“Ramit’s Shark Tank”

One of the things I love about Shark Tank is the brutal honesty that entrepreneurs get. Shark Tank is the TV show where entrepreneurs go in front of judges, pitch their idea, and either get laughed out of the room...or a major investment. Here's a 10-year-old getting $60,000 from Daymond John for her lemonade stand.   Think about ...

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My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Courage comes in surprising forms (like Chipotle)

It takes a lot of courage to be brutally honest about what you stand for. And courage comes in different forms. For example, you know about Chipotle, the “fast casual” restaurant that’s dominating because of their quick and healthy food. One of the things they do is take a strong stance on where their food should come from. So ...

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10-year-olds are too coddled in this country

Is it just me, or are people are too coddled in this country? I heard this 10-year-old kid order a “truffle burger” the other day. I didn’t even know that word until 3 years ago. I saw another kid YELLING at his mom in the grocery store. I just thought what my parents would have done if I’d ...