Wednesday Workout: Testing your assumptions

Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face. — Mike Tyson Remember in college when you’d read a chapter from your textbook, shrug your shoulders, and say, “Done. I got this.” Then you took the test and your ass royally kicked? That’s because it’s easy to read and read and believe we “got it,” but ...

Hustlin’ case study: How to get into your dream organization — after getting rejected

Note: This isn't only about getting into college. You can use Failure Expectation to get a dream job or getting into almost any exclusive organization. "Welcome to the Class of 2014!" There is no feeling quite like getting admission into your dream college. No purchase, no vacation, no other achievement can rival it. But it's even more impressive when you've ...

Why you shouldn’t reveal your salary history in a negotiation

Two days ago, I saw a post on the New York Times' personal-finance blog, Bucks, where a woman recommended lying about your salary history in an interview. Now, I've taught thousands of people how to negotiate, but lying is something that only amateurs do. They lie because they don't realize there are other, more powerful levers to pull -- without ...

Analysis: 7 readers who saved over $100,000

Do you ever wonder how people who read I Will Teach You To Be Rich actually implement the strategies for huge savings and earning increases? Below are 7 stories, straight from readers just like you, who have saved and earned thousands of dollars using I Will Teach You To Be Rich techniques. The stories include details on how they got ...

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Negotiate Like an Indian: I taught my friend how to negotiate an $8,000 salary increase

What would you do to get an $8,000 raise? I taught my friend how to negotiate an $8,000 increase in salary and a 50% boost in equity in 4 hours. And this was after she's committed the cardinal sin of negotiating: revealing what her salary expectations were. This is the kind of thing we all know we "should" ...

In 7 days, I’m launching the I Will Teach You To Be Rich Boot Camp

On November 3rd -- 7 days from today -- I'm launching the first I Will Teach You To Be Rich boot camp, a step-by-step online program to automate and optimize your finances before the end of 2009. To skip the entire explanation below: Get a preview and new bonuses I've never released on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and personal finance at http://...