November 9th, 2012
A funny thing started happening to me a few years ago. My business had grown a bit, and every week I started getting emails from people who wanted to work with me. (I later learned, people want to associate with success.)
So they would email me and volunteer to work for free. And some of them seemed really good. I ...
October 26th, 2012
One of our generation’s defining problems is TOO MANY OPTIONS.
Our parents don’t get this. They’re like, “Go get a good job! They have really good benefits!” I once went home during college and a family friend was visiting. He worked at a very large consumer-packaged goods company and believed I was a lost soul who needed ...
October 19th, 2012
I used to get really weird reactions when I would quote my hourly consulting rate -- and it was only $20 back then.
Fast forward to the last time I did consulting, when I quoted my hourly rate of $3,000, and I got barely a raised eyebrow.
How did I go from $20 to $3,000/hour in a ...
October 12th, 2012
I got a great question from IWT reader Kara, who wants to know how she can stop being shy.
“I would like to change the behavior of being shy. I'm an idea person and do not share them for fear of being judged. I'm often very hesitant to talk to people unless we can cut the BS and talk for ...
October 5th, 2012
When I graduated from college, I had a job offer from Google. They were great, saying, “You’ve been in school for 5 years...you should take a break!” I was like, “Oh I know, I was already planning it."
Google: “So how long do you need? 2 weeks?”
Me: “Uh, no. See you in 3 months.”
Google: “That’s ...
September 28th, 2012
In my new “15 Life Hacks” ebook (free download here), I talk about the one little habit I created that boosted my gym attendance 300%.
My mentor, BJ Fogg, contributed an article about how to change your behavior around one of the most common goals -- flossing.
And there are other entries from people like Neil Strauss, Mark Sisson, Noah ...