August 12th, 2016
I used to be terrible at getting busy VIPs to respond to my emails.
Years ago, I kept emailing Seth Godin. I would write this beautiful email — and he would write me back one line.
At the time, I thought that was pretty rude.
Now that I get over 1,000 emails daily, I understand the time demands Seth has. ...
August 1st, 2016
Years ago, I started to notice that when people asked where I worked, they really didn’t like the answer.
Here’s how it would go:
Question: “Oh, so do you have an office?”
Ramit: “No, I work from home”
(This resulted in a 90%-95% “Scorn Score” -- in other words, 9/10 people would say “Oh…” or “Ah…...
June 30th, 2016
Today is my birthday. Every time one of my friends has a birthday, I ask them to share some birthday wisdom, so today I wanted to take a second to thank you for reading IWT and share a few lessons I’ve learned in 34 years.
1. Look beneath the surface of “catch phrases”
“What’s your greatest fear?” When ...
May 2nd, 2016
GET READY!! It’s not every day you get to see inside the mind of a cheapskate.
I’m in the fortunate position of getting to interact with thousands of people every day. Mostly nice people, but also derelicts, degenerates, delinquents, and life coaches.
Now step into my world.
Watch this email from a guy who negotiated a $110,000 ...
October 30th, 2015
One of the best events I attended this month was the Pencils of Promise gala. Did you know that the IWT community raised over $300,000 to build 12 schools for children around the world -- the most online donations ever in PoP's history? Impressive:
Me with Pat Flynn, Marie Forleo & Lewis Howes
At the @pencilsofpromise gala last ...
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October 26th, 2015
I recently spoke on a panel in Napa Valley called “What I’ve Learned In The Last 10 Years.” During the presentation, one of the other panelists said something that did NOT go over well. I found it fascinating.
This guy is a successful entrepreneur. He was talking about how, as he’s gotten busier, he’s had to change ...
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