I’m giving away $1,001

When I was in high school, I got a consulting gig doing phone sales for a web hosting company. I remember the first time I got paid and realized I could actually live an awesome lifestyle. Of course, like most high-school students, I was stupid. I earned thousands of dollars, spent it all (I don’t even remember on what), ...

Fat talk, subway habits, life lessons and Reddit

Each day, I post short insights on http://twitter.com/ramit about psychology, testing, personal finance, investing, the best links I’ve found, and stupid people. You won’t find these on my blog. Here are a few of my favorite recent tweets: My friend James Altucher (@jaltucher) is doing an AMA on Reddit. Awesome answers: reddit.com/r/IAmA/...

What could 10 women say to make this group of grown men cry?

My friend was telling me about attending a men's event he attended a few years ago. A group of women were brought in to give direct feedback about how they perceived the guys and their clothing, their demeanor, the way they came across. These were grown men -- construction workers, authors, professionals. Try to imagine what happened. "The guys were ...

How to sell more

I just recorded a video with my friend Marie Forleo on how to sell more, and it’s not the same old stuff you hear. In the video, I share some blunt advice about how to go much deeper into your customers’ minds. If you think I do a good job selling, I’m revealing some of the frameworks I ...

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Important: If you read this site via RSS…

Taking a break from highlighting people who buy houses for the wrong reasons and the psychology of how Indian people get married...here’s a quick note for those of you who read my site via RSS. Over 190,000 of you read this site via Google Reader. And on July 1st, Google will be shutting Google Reader down. Here’...

New presentation: How to overcome critics & build a powerful support system

I got a huge response to my previous post about dealing with critics. They come in all shapes and sizes, and the most formidable critics never attack head-on. Instead, they say things like “Are you sure about that?” or “I’m just worried about you...” So I wanted to go into more depth to go beyond just “handling” critics -- ...