February 4th, 2014
All right, people. Yesterday I told you I was launching “Therapy Week with Ramit,” a week of tough love with my characteristic lack of emotional sympathy paired with insights so piercing they make you reconsider such facts as gravity and euclidean geometry.
I asked you to send me your questions. I got thousands of them, largely ones that made me ...
January 29th, 2014
In a rare generous mood, I recently asked some of my readers to send me their toughest questions so I could answer them.
I expected challenging questions on asset allocation, multi-armed bandit testing, ethnographic research, and maybe advanced negotiation techniques.
In actuality, I got questions like this:
“Do you think most people cheat because their partner isn't doing enough? And ...
January 23rd, 2014
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 ...
January 20th, 2014
Today, I’ll show you the actual email I used to get bestselling authors and famous celebrities to contribute to an ebook I put together.
Hint: the email does not look like this (an actual email I received):
With emails like these, I hope you appreciate the mental fortitude it takes to not go insane every day of my life.
January 9th, 2014
A weird thing happened over the last 8 weeks. I started getting scattered messages from people who couldn’t subscribe to my email list, no matter how many times they tried.
After I got more than 10 emails, I decided it wasn’t PEBCAK (Problem Exists Between Chair and Keyboard), and I had an IWT analyst look into it.
January 7th, 2014
We’re talking about the Year of Unapologetic Mastery. Yesterday I asked you to tell me what one of the skeptical people in your life -- including yourself -- would say to hold you back.
The comments are DISTURBING. If I had any emotions or functioning tear ducts, I would have cried.
Look at this comment:
“I’m my own ...