It Never Gets Easier Than Now

Every time I hear someone say "I'm too busy" to do something, a little puppy dies and I want to stab myself in the eye with a katana blade. I don't think people realize how good we have it right now: We're young, we're only responsible for ourselves, and we can do basically anything we want. If you think about ...

Ramit teaches kids, bribes them

Yesterday, after being invited by Ben Casnocha, I went to San Francisco to teach students at a BizWorld Foundation event. They were between 2nd grade and 5th grade and I spoke to them about personal entrepreneurship. Now let me first say that I've given talks to CEOs and VCs and a lot of others, but there's something unnverving about speaking ...

Ian’s post on initiative — one of the best articles I’ve read online

My friend Ian Ybarra is one of the superstar friends I know who really wants to help people--but who gets frustrated that more people don't ask for / take his (very good) advice and use it. You have to read his latest post. He writes about a girl who took the initiative to achieve her goals--Ian helped her strip away all ...

I love hot sauce

I seriously love spicy food and will challenge anyone to eat with me. And please don't say, "Have you tried Dave's Insanity Sauce??" Yes, I have, and it sucks. I'm talking about hot sauces that are really hot but also taste good. Anyway, last year, I had the idea of starting a business around hot sauces: I was going to ...

My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Good luck with that

Found on a college campus somewhere in the USA this week... What else can I say? Thanks to JRK for the link.

Everybody wants to write a book

There's a difference between loving something and loving the idea of something. This is why studying the classics sounds so romantic, but reading Herodotus feels like playing that eat-licorice-from-both-ends-with-someone-you-like, except with a large and indelicate woodpecker. I recently found 3 articles that summed this up nicely. The first was a New York Times article by Joseph Epstein. He wrote about ...