September 23rd, 2016
I recently spoke at a conference in the Bay Area where the speaker introduced me as saying, “AND WE GOT RAMIT SETHI!!” I don’t think they meant it as a compliment.
It’s just that I’m an utter recluse when it comes to going to events, so whenever I get invited, I just say no. I’d rather ...
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September 23rd, 2016
I receive 1,000+ emails every day.
And while I read every one of them, most emails get ignored. That’s because they don’t have a clear call to action. The worst offender is group emails.
You've probably been in a situation like this: Your coworker CC’d you and 15 other people about updating a pitch deck for ...
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September 1st, 2016
12 years ago, wise old Ramit wrote his first post on “5 steps to getting rich.”
Here you go:
Know what you spend
Start with little steps like saving fees on banking
Keep money in a savings account that pays interest
Don’t go too crazy with rules and buy some things that make you happy
Above all: Don’t ...
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 ...