How to destroy psychological traps forever (plus a free gift)

October 07th, 2013

We’re going to talk about psychological traps today, including a new free ebook I created for you. But first, I want to talk about how one of my favorite things to do is trap unsuspecting weirdos who email me angry things. I know the typical advice is “ignore those commenters,” but frankly, I love verbally crushing them. These bagel-munching ...

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“I did all the right things…and look how it turned out”

December 09th, 2012

Imagine someone who’s “done all the right things” their whole life. They... Studied hard and went to a good school Got a good job Met a nice girl/guy and got married Had 2 kids and bought a house Saved some money as they grew older Now, truthfully, for a lot of people, this works out pretty well. It’...

Time vs. Money: When to trade DOWN

October 05th, 2012

When I graduated from college, I had a job offer from Google. They were great, saying, “You’ve been in school for 5 years...you should take a break!” I was like, “Oh I know, I was already planning it." Google: “So how long do you need? 2 weeks?” Me: “Uh, no. See you in 3 months.” Google: “That’s ...

What I think of information addicts

January 22nd, 2012

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about giving away free material vs. charging for it. Here’s a recent 1-hour interview where I talk about free vs. paid material, including how I went from charging $4.95 for my first ebook to $12,000 for my most recent course. I also did another interview on the psychology of ...

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How to write a resume that wins

January 17th, 2012

Last night, 3,000+ IWT readers from all over the world tuned in, live, to learn the inside techniques to craft a winning resume. These are the same techniques I used to get jobs at Google, Intuit, and many other companies. Attention jackasses: These are not my curtains. I'm not 78 years old. I was at a hotel. I had ...

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Tonight: Live Resume Boot Camp

January 16th, 2012

Welcome to Week 2 of the 3-week Dream Job Boot Camp. As you know, I got tired of seeing the same old career advice from 68-year-old people who have never been through serious recruiting. As a result, even when they tried to offer advice -- even when they genuinely believed it would help! -- it really didn’t. There’s ...