May 29th, 2015
You’ve heard me say it before. A Rich Life is about more than just money.
This month on the IWT blog, we covered how to travel more, painlessly save money, stay motivated, select the perfect TV show to watch, and raise your prices -- all part of a Rich Life.
May was a busy month for IWT so today, ...
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May 29th, 2015
Let’s be honest, success is hard. Not complicated, just hard.
It’s hard because we’re wired to look for quick fixes, easy outs and ways to keep from failing.
And it’s not our fault. Our brain wants to use the path of least resistance. If we really want to be successful, we have to go against our ...
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May 6th, 2015
I don’t know about you guys, but when I get recommendations from people for TV shows to watch, I usually go “Yeah, yeah”…and then never do it. What!? I’m busy.
But after 5 or 10 people tell me to do it, I start to think that maybe I should actually watch them.
EVERY TIME I finally watch ...
May 4th, 2015
Let’s talk about power.
In any conversation, there’s a power dynamic. For example, if I call someone for advice, I’m in the subordinate position. I work around the other person’s schedule. I go to meet him at his office. I listen for 75%+ of the conversation instead of running my mouth. And when someone comes to ...
April 15th, 2015
It takes a lot of courage to be brutally honest about what you stand for.
And courage comes in different forms.
For example, you know about Chipotle, the “fast casual” restaurant that’s dominating because of their quick and healthy food.
One of the things they do is take a strong stance on where their food should come from.
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April 6th, 2015
People’s language is very revealing. For example, here are some code words that are linguistic X-ray glasses into what people really mean:
THEY SAY: “I’m really busy...”
THEY MEAN: “I don’t want to do that, but it’s politically incorrect to say that, so I’m going to use time as a convenient excuse”
THEY SAY: “Ramit, ...