Inside test results from IWT “Labs”

September 28th, 2012

What do you guys do for fun? Go out to bars? See a movie? What about run carefully designed, iterative multi-variate tests to study human behavior? What? Is that weird? Check out this test data from I Will Teach You To Be Rich Labs, where we’re running dozens of tactical and theoretical tests at any given time. I wanted ...

How to change a habit

September 28th, 2012

In my new “15 Life Hacks” ebook (free download here), I talk about the one little habit I created that boosted my gym attendance 300%. My mentor, BJ Fogg, contributed an article about how to change your behavior around one of the most common goals -- flossing. And there are other entries from people like Neil Strauss, Mark Sisson, Noah ...

15 little life hacks you can use today

September 23rd, 2012

So...this just happened: [tweet https://twitter.com/ramit/status/245238196332539904] Of course, as soon as I posted that, people on Twitter and Facebook started asking, “What’s the test? When are you going to share it??” [tweet https://twitter.com/ramit/status/245336461216456704] You people are insane if you expect me to reveal that. BUT! Today, I will share ...

Video: “How do I talk to a successful person?”

September 21st, 2012

NO! This is not another worthless tip that ends with “Just get out there and network!” If you ever hear me say that, please kill me. One of my readers asked me what to do if they take someone out to coffee. What should they say so they don’t come across as sleazy or just looking for a job? ...

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“Follow Your Passion” is bad advice. Do this instead…

September 19th, 2012

I’m on a crusade to end these nonsensical ideas that sound logical, but actually make no sense whatsoever: “We need to educate people about the importance of eating healthy foods” (as if they don’t already know that eating 5 Big Macs is bad) “We need to teach people about the importance of financial literacy” (as if they don’...

Check your credit score: The Most-Ignored Big Win

September 17th, 2012

There are about 10 Big Wins that, if you get right, you’ll almost never have to worry about spending money on lattes or ordering a large Coke. Let other people worry about turning the light off in their oven (yes, this is an actual piece of advice given by a personal-finance blogger.) If you get the Big Wins right, ...