February 15th, 2016
A few weeks ago, I stumbled across this interesting question on Reddit:
If you had to make $5 million over the next 10 years, how would you do it? The answers were fascinating.
How people on Reddit would make $5 million
It's amazing how quickly people turned down the dark alley of anguish and moral depravity. It’s like there ...
August 24th, 2015
Bahahaha...look at this email I got from a nice lady named Cathy:
More nutty reader emails on instagram.com/ramit
Weird that she didn’t reply with her measurements...
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about life, it’s that everyone is happy to give you advice.
But how do you know when to take the ...
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August 20th, 2015
When I took a vacation to Asia, I noticed something amazing: There were NO KIDS CRYING ANYWHERE. Nowhere, not even in outdoor markets with 105-degree heat. Finally, after 2 weeks of traveling around, I asked on Twitter if anyone knew why. Somebody replied that when she lived in Japan, she once asked a mother what she does when her baby ...
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August 18th, 2015
Confession: In high school, realizing I was an awkward guy, I asked my friend Christina to teach me how to dance. She took pity on me, put on some Blackstreet, and showed me how to dance one-on-one in her room. I don’t know how girls learn to dance, but guys aren’t magically born with the ability to grind.
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August 17th, 2015
My dream is to teach this class:
I would teach people how to eat spicy food. Pepper demand would soar. Chefs would rejoice. I would never wait for a Manhattan restaurant reservation again. And The New York Times would put me on A1: “Indian entrepreneur teaches white people the joy of eating spicy food.”
Unfortunately, there’s just one ...
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July 10th, 2015
Asking for a promotion is an extremely stressful moment in your career.
“What if they say no?”
“What if they laugh me out of the room?”
“What if they don’t see the value I add to the company?”
Just thinking of the possibilities can make you sick.
But if you’ve tackled larger workloads, added tremendous value, and ...
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