The Ultimate Guide to Making Money

How to give advice without being a jerk

I have a feeling I'm going to be really bad at dying. Here’s my plan: In my old age, about a year before I die, I'll start joking to my kids about what my last words should be. They'll get really mad and sad and shift uncomfortably in their chair because, really, who wants to talk about their dad ...

“Help! My mind ‘goes blank’ when I talk to people”

Let’s COUNT the ways that some of you have been socially awkward when meeting new people: You walk up to 2 people talking. Stand there awkwardly while waiting for one of them to notice you. Wish for death You start telling a story to a group of people and -- in the middle of it -- realize the story ...

How to stop being jealous

I used to be pretty jealous. I used to actually joke that I was just a “jealous guy,” as if that was part of my makeup. And the truth is, it’s easy to feel jealous when you’re young and everyone is going through the same experiences -- same classes, same grades, same clubs -- but some people are ...

A productivity system I use — The Iceberg Method

I want to show you a simple system I use that helps me stay extremely productive. I call it the Iceberg Method. Like an iceberg, where the real size is hidden beneath the water, this system will make people say: “Wow! That’s insane!” and they’ll attribute super-productivity powers to you. In actuality, you just consistently used this system ...

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Classic line: “She should like me for who I am”

I have friends right now -- guys in their early 30s -- who haven’t had a relationship in years. They want one. They’re ready to meet somebody. But they haven’t really met or touched a woman (even her elbow) in years. Women don’t really get this since they don’t have this problem. So the natural ...

Ask Ramit: How do you choose ONE passion?

When I graduated from college, I was working on 9 projects. NINE. I was doing a startup...I was working on an ebook...I was doing this, I was doing that. People’s eyes would glaze over when they asked me what I did. My problem was I didn’t know how to choose. I didn’t want to close ...