October 5th, 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 ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
January 13th, 2012
Here is a fascinating insight I discovered out of the millions of emails I have tested and sent to my IWT Insider’s List: You would think the best emails I send are the value-packed psychological insights, or the marketing nuggets, or the interviews I do with close friends like BJ Fogg and Tim Ferriss.
The single-best email I ...
January 10th, 2012
Many of us are starting to realize that doing the same thing as everyone else doesn’t work any more.
We have a deep invisible script that if we simply work harder than other people, we’ll win. But that's a lie.
I remember hanging out with a college friend of mine right before she started law school. I always ...