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

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 ...

Best of IWT: Popular posts

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 ...

I should charge $2,000 for these webcasts

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 ...

The Big Wins Manifesto

The Big Wins Manifesto

Compare two people trying to get an edge in life. John, 28, earns $62,000/year as a project manager. He used to have $8,200 in credit card debt from overspending, but he’s been slowly paying it down over the last two years and now it’s at $6,400. How? He tried all the typical personal-finance advice: ...

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The psychology of putting effectiveness before ego

I spend a lot of time talking about BIG wins (like salary negotiation) instead of incremental cutbacks on lattes or paper towels. The “big win” mentality is how hundreds of my students have landed their dream jobs, dug out of debt, and outperformed their peers in countless situations. But big wins aren’t always easy—especially when you use an ...

The Power of Small Wins

When I was researching my book, I discovered that one of the first feelings when people see a book/course about money is...DREAD. “Ugh...I’m going to have to analyze all my spending...find those old receipts....then keep a budget for the next 60 years...ugh” (throw book away and stomp on it on the way to ...