How to be happy

How many times have you heard one of these phrases: “You should just be happy with what you have” “There’s people that have it worse that you” “Count your blessings!”   Problem solved, right? Actually, trite advice like this doesn't make us happy. Instead we just feel guilty about wanting to be happier. Like somehow wanting more means that ...

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“No-meeting Wednesdays”

SPECIAL NOTE to anyone who runs a 6- or 7-figure business: If you’re looking to grow your business, I’m hosting a closed-door session on advanced growth strategies. Apply here. *  *  * On Monday, I wrote about what happened when my business grew faster than I thought possible. Now, let’s take a closer look at one of the tactics I ...

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How to break bad habits

Ask someone for advice about how to break a bad habit and watch their eyes LIGHT UP. Immediately, they’ll say “Oh! You should try this new app!” or “You should definitely read this book” or overwhelm you with a long list of tips that “worked for me!” The thing is, we already KNOW what we should do. But there's ...

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Too successful, so they kicked her out

Look at this horrifying story: “I got kicked out of my mom fitness group for losing too much weight.” Yep, it’s exactly what you think. This woman joined a “plus size and active/fitness moms" group with about 10 other members. She started to lose weight -- first 50lbs, then 50 more pounds. Guess what happened? They kicked her ...

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

The companies that know us better than we know ourselves

Well, well, well. We have a bunch of farmers’-market geniuses reading IWT, I see. On Monday, I told you how I tried to bargain over a $10 t-shirt. A bunch of you wrote answers on why the guy didn’t take my lowball offer of $8. And -- you nailed it! The t-shirt guy knew he didn’t have ...

How to be confident

Can you learn how to be more confident? A lot of people reflexively say “No - you're either confident or you're not.” But in my experience, that’s simply not true. Confidence is a skill and, like any other skill, you can master it over time. To show you what I mean, I want to show you one of the ...

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