Live seminar — 3 psychological traps to starting a business

Let’s play a game. If I asked 100 people these questions, guess how they’d answer: QUESTION 1: “Would you want to earn more money?” (What % of people would answer yes?) QUESTION 2: “Would you ever want to start a business?” (What % would say yes?) I bet 100% of people would want to earn more money, and a smaller ...

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The language of fear

I learned a new phrase the other day. I was writing an answer on Quora about how to turn a blog into business, and I wrote: First, let me say that I think there should be a word to describe industries where people who have spent years doing it try to dissuade everyone else from getting in the industry because ...

My favorite links about psychology + I’m hiring an assistant

2 quick things. As IWT grows, I’m looking for more top-tier people to join my team. We’ve already filled several positions in the last 2 months, and I just added several more. Right now, I’m looking for someone who is ultra-organized and detailed-oriented to be my Executive Assistant. The position is full-time and remote. PLEASE NOTE: This ...

My readers told me their #1 goal. Then I followed up.

One thing that almost nobody does is hold us accountable. So today, I thought I’d do it. See, about a month ago, I wrote one of my favorite posts, where I shared how delusional I was when I was younger: I thought the world should listen to me because of my “great ideas,” and when they didn’t, I ...

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The “mental frameworks” I use to respond to hundreds of emails/day

My friend Derek Halpern was asking me how I respond to so many emails every day. "What filters do you use?" he asked. "You're not going to believe it," I told him, shaking my head. "I just click 'All Mail' and just cycle through emails insanely fast." He looked at me in disbelief. But then I mentioned something else: "By ...

How to save thousands of dollars in 10 minutes (Ramit’s free gift)

I have something really cool for you today. If you’re interested in cutting the bills you’re already paying and applying all the negotiation techniques you “should” be using, read on. As most of you know, because I’m Indian, I was basically bred to negotiate. As a kid, I learned how to bargain at Macy’s. I practiced ...