Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

New Year’s resolutions are kind of like a drunk uncle. You know you shouldn’t take him too seriously...but you can’t help but laugh and play along when he comes around once a year. It’s become popular for people to make fun of New Year’s resolutions (they never work!) in an almost gleeful way (why ...

The Top 5 Productivity Mistakes

My friend told me a ridiculous story about his mom. She lives in a small town in northern California, and one day she called him up. “You have to try this new restaurant that opened down the street! It’s delicious!” “Really!” he said. “What kind of food is it?” “Mexican! I’ve never had anything like it. It’s ...

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Why won’t anyone be honest with you?

Jesus, relationship advice for women is the worst. I was reading a women’s relationship-advice site. This girl was asking for advice about a guy she was seeing. They had gone on a few dates, but he hardly called her and mostly sent short text replies when she initiated. “LEAVE HIM!” the other women on the forum yelled. “Here is ...

Discounting, bullying and my very own internet meme

Each day, I post short insights on http://twitter.com/ramit about psychology, testing, personal finance, investing, the best links I’ve found, and stupid people. You won’t find these on my blog. Here are a few of my favorite recent tweets: [tweet https://twitter.com/ramit/status/278583933682200576] [tweet https://twitter.com/ramit/status/276790643253198848] [tweet https://twitter....

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What you missed: New material on negotiating your salary

I love that I launched about 7 new courses in 2012, and never mentioned them on this blog. If you don’t subscribe to my email list, you have no idea about the biggest things I’ve been working on this year. And that makes me happy. Not just because I’m slightly vindictive against the people who read my ...

Earning multiple streams of income

I love December because everyone else is getting fat and lazy, yet top performers are busy dominating. See, if you put even a small amount of work in in December, you can hit the ground running in January and be off to the races, while others are still wasting time creating vague New Year’s resolutions. It’s like starting ...