Be the Expert: How would you respond to this co-worker?

How would you handle this? Years ago, I had a co-worker who needed my help to finish a project that (1) he was leading but (2) it would also help my team. "Sure," I said, "just find me tomorrow and I'll show you how to do it." The next day came and went. He never found me. Later, when he ...

Live seminar — 3 psychological traps to starting a business

Let’s play a game. If I asked 100 people these questions, guess how they’d answer: QUESTION 1: “Would you want to earn more money?” (What % of people would answer yes?) QUESTION 2: “Would you ever want to start a business?” (What % would say yes?) I bet 100% of people would want to earn more money, and a smaller ...

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My favorite links about psychology + I’m hiring an assistant

2 quick things. As IWT grows, I’m looking for more top-tier people to join my team. We’ve already filled several positions in the last 2 months, and I just added several more. Right now, I’m looking for someone who is ultra-organized and detailed-oriented to be my Executive Assistant. The position is full-time and remote. PLEASE NOTE: This ...

My readers told me their #1 goal. Then I followed up.

One thing that almost nobody does is hold us accountable. So today, I thought I’d do it. See, about a month ago, I wrote one of my favorite posts, where I shared how delusional I was when I was younger: I thought the world should listen to me because of my “great ideas,” and when they didn’t, I ...

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How to save thousands of dollars in 10 minutes (Ramit’s free gift)

I have something really cool for you today. If you’re interested in cutting the bills you’re already paying and applying all the negotiation techniques you “should” be using, read on. As most of you know, because I’m Indian, I was basically bred to negotiate. As a kid, I learned how to bargain at Macy’s. I practiced ...

Ask Ramit: How do you practice improving social skills?

Earlier this week, I was at a dinner party with a few friends. As I was sitting in my usual position of reclining, drinking and telling dirty jokes, I spotted my mortal enemy: an avocado. “Hey,” I asked my friend, “can you show me how to cut an avocado?” Twice this week, I got an avocado sent to me. The ...