April 6th, 2015
People’s language is very revealing. For example, here are some code words that are linguistic X-ray glasses into what people really mean:
THEY SAY: “I’m really busy...”
THEY MEAN: “I don’t want to do that, but it’s politically incorrect to say that, so I’m going to use time as a convenient excuse”
THEY SAY: “Ramit, ...
March 30th, 2015
I’m always surprised when I hear that people on Reddit and YouTube don’t hate me.
They usually hate anyone who sells anything (“what a scam!!”) or anyone who talks about earning more vs. cutting back on the grains of rice in your dinner (“frugality is everything!”)
However, the one area where everybody loves IWT is my negotiation material. ...
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March 23rd, 2015
Tonight, I’m giving a live presentation on finding your Dream Job. I noticed you haven’t signed up yet, so before you decide, let’s try to put these 3 pieces together.
Data point #1: “45% of Americans say now's a good time to find quality job, highest since May 2007.”
Data point #2: Look at this article on ...
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March 20th, 2015
I LOVE the email responses to this week’s post about why our parents push us to be mediocre.
We’re talking about finding our Dream Job, and the feedback revealed something really interesting.
Remember, our job is where we spend 8+ hours a day. If we can find a Dream Job that challenges us, teaches us great skills, surrounds ...
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March 18th, 2015
Why are our parents and friends always on our case about getting a “stable” job, getting married, and buying a house?
Why are they always crinkling their noses in disgust when they hear us trying something new?
“Oh, what is this Paleo thing?? So you have to skip eating rice FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE??”
In a recent interview, ...
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March 16th, 2015
One of the things I love to do is show you what’s going on “behind the curtain” -- the truth that nobody will tell you.
In the past, we’ve covered “unspeakable truths” with money, dating, business, and careers.
For example, how many of us have heard our boss say, “Sorry, times are tough right now, so this year ...
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