“Follow Your Passion” is bad advice. Do this instead…

I’m on a crusade to end these nonsensical ideas that sound logical, but actually make no sense whatsoever: “We need to educate people about the importance of eating healthy foods” (as if they don’t already know that eating 5 Big Macs is bad) “We need to teach people about the importance of financial literacy” (as if they don’...

How to answer a tough interview question

All right, you’re sitting in a job interview and they ask you a tough question. What do you do? Not “What are your greatest weaknesses?” I already have a word-for-word script for that answer in my Dream Job program. But an even tougher question: One where you CANNOT reveal the answer, or you’ll instantly be disqualified for the ...

Why you should stop listening to kooky weirdos about money

How many of us have friends and family that are FULL of advice... that makes NO sense? Your parents will tell you, “real estate is the best investment!” Your college advisor will tell you, “Better take Chinese! The future is in China!” And your friends will tell you about this “super-cool investment strategy” that they read about on a penny-stock ...

How to raise your rates

A bunch of sex-crazed IWT readers keep demanding that I do personal appearances, so I’ve decided their wish is my command. A few parts of that last sentence are not true. Here’s a video I just did on how to raise your rates (including the word-for-word script to use): [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy2xxhfKDNM[/embed] ...

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

I should charge $2,000 for these webcasts

Today is part 3 of my 4-part series highlighting some of the best material on IWT, because there’s nothing like glorifying yourself on your own blog. Today I’m sharing my best webinars and guest posts. If I were to productize these webinars, I estimate they would have generated $500,000 last year -- but I want to give ...

Best of IWT: Watch these videos

When I was about to publish my book in 2009, I called my publisher and asked if they’d send me to media training. “Why?” they responded. “We’ve seen you on TV and we think you’re quite good.” I nodded, letting my ego grow to even more untenable levels of enormity. I told them that I wanted to ...