Examples from the field: How to stand out

January 31st, 2011

In the last 12 months, I’ve turned down around $200,000 of business from people I didn’t feel were right for my programs. I’ve also doubled the guarantee period of my Earn1k program for no good reason. I just thought it was the right thing to do. And I’ve made some decisions about the upcoming launch ...

My interview with a pickup artist

January 28th, 2011

About 18 months ago, I was in a strategy meeting with my publisher. There were about 7 people around the table -- all women. (Most of publishing is women.) We were discussing which markets to promote my book to, and we’d discussed all the obvious ones: Men 24-35, women, moms, parents, etc. Then I spoke up. “I want to ...

The $22 Million-Dollar Man

January 27th, 2011

In this week’s challenge of my 30-day hustling course, I asked you to negotiate one thing before Wednesday night.  We got some interesting results... ...because hardly anyone even tried it! Compare that to week 1, I asked you to identify one positive script and automate it into your life. I got over 300 terrific comments. Why? Because it’s ...

How a random Twitter follower got $20,000 of my time — free

January 26th, 2011

I recently met someone who, in short order, convinced me to give him $20,000 of my time -- for free. How? Let me share his story. A few months ago, somebody named @michaelfishman introduced himself to me via twitter. He said something interesting about copywriting (I don’t remember what), so I clicked through to his website. It looked ...

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

Why am I giving away all this information?

January 25th, 2011

I run a really weird business. 99% of the time, I give away my product for free. Once in a while, I charge for something. Some people buy. Others howl in outrage, saying “How dare you charge? I could get it for free anywhere!” But I also have opportunities that others do not. I can write something and have it ...

Salary Negotiation: How to negotiate better than 99% of people

January 24th, 2011

In college, I had the opportunity to teach a “Student-Initiated Course,” or basically a course on whatever I wanted. So I got together with two of my friends and we put together a course on religious studies. Now, Stanford gave us incredible flexibility to teach essentially whatever we wanted...but the student instructors never got letter grades -- it was ...