May 13th, 2016
When you think about networking, what comes to mind?
A sleazy, scammy guy with his hair greased back, fake smile, and his business card always in hand?
That's what most people think about networking. That it’s slimy and fake.
But that idea is false. Networking doesn't have to be slimy. Nor does it need to be scary or overwhelming. ...
May 4th, 2016
A few months ago, I asked this question on Twitter.
“Do you look better or worse than 5 years ago? Why/how so?”
Can you guess what happened?
ANSWER: Only the successful people wrote back.
Out of 20+ responses, only ONE person admitted they looked worse than 5 years ago (and even they snuck in a qualifier: “But I’ve ...
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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 ...
December 15th, 2014
POP QUIZ: Let’s say I asked you which of these you could change about yourself:
Your taste in food (e.g., “I love pizza”)
Your body (e.g., “I’m a skinny Indian guy”)
Your likeability (“I’m not like Mike, who walks into a bar and everybody loves him”)
Which trait do you think is malleable?
The correct ...
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October 9th, 2014
Yesterday, I shared Noah Kagan's insight about how some of our biggest periods of growth can come from the most challenging periods in our life.
October’s RBT guest, Noah Kagan from Appsumo.com
I’ve known Noah for over ten years now (before I started my blog) and he’s one of the few people I turn to when ...
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September 3rd, 2014
Yesterday, I asked you to tell me about the most awkward person you know.
My god. The stories were amazing.
The truth is, it’s fun to joke around about the weirdos we meet. BUT we’re all awkward in different ways.
For example, have you ever:
Talked non-stop when you’re with friends...but froze up around new people?