It’s my birthday — Will you do me a favor?

June 29th, 2012

I’m turning 30 tomorrow. My Indian mom is freaking out about me getting married, telling me it’s time to find a girl. I’ve been using our increasingly awkward conversations as a chance to test new scripts: “It’s a big decision” “Okay” “I’m focused on my career” (winning script) This is testing at the very highest ...

Be the Expert: How would you persuade this guy to change his workout habit?

June 27th, 2012

I was at the gym the other day and saw this guy who was doing an ab workout all wrong. I caught eyes with a trainer, who shook his head. We both smiled. So we started talking and I asked him if he ever corrects people that are doing exercises wrong. He tells me, “Yeah, I actually used to go ...

Case Study: The 20-something who quit her job and made $50,000

June 24th, 2012

Cool story today. Meet Darby, a 20-something marketing professional who read about my Briefcase Technique and used it to land a job she loves earning $10,000 more than her old salary. The Briefcase Technique is one of my free techniques that I’m happy to give away to show you how effective IWT material can be for you. Read ...

Best of IWT: Popular posts

June 22nd, 2012

This is part 4/4 highlighting some of the Best Of material on IWT. I’ve written IWT for nearly 8 years, starting back when I was a cocky college kid. Not a lot has changed since then. The sad part about writing a blog, besides the fact that my readership is overwhelmingly slightly socially awkward dudes, is that lots ...

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I should charge $2,000 for these webcasts

June 19th, 2012

Today is part 3 of my 4-part series highlighting some of the best material on IWT, because there’s nothing like glorifying yourself on your own blog. Today I’m sharing my best webinars and guest posts. If I were to productize these webinars, I estimate they would have generated $500,000 last year -- but I want to give ...

How to pay off $90K in student loans in 7 months (plus contest winner)

June 18th, 2012

Congrats to Kaeli BainBridge, winner of my "I'll pay your rent or mortgage next month" contest. And thank you to everyone who helped spread the word. More great stuff on the way... Some interesting links for you today Each day, I post short insights on http://twitter.com/ramit about psychology, testing, personal finance, investing, the best links I've found, ...