Case Study: How did this circus trainer go from $0 to $60 per hour? (Part 1)

Here are some “classic” ideas for earning income on the side: business consultant (like Megha, who went from $0 to $2000 per month in 3 weeks) web designer (like Robert, who used my Briefcase Technique to increase his income from $42,000 to $90,200 per year) internet marketer (like Kentaro who built a $250,000/year business using Earn1K’...

How to be happy

When I was doing a lot of TV, I would take questions from viewers. Literally 99% of questions would fall into the same 5 categories: I’m in debt. How do I pay it off? My credit card company did X to me. What should I do? I want to buy X. Can I afford it? I just had kids. ...

Be careful who you listen to

Foreign people don’t give a damn about calling you fat. Go find any Spanish/Indian/Asian person and ask them if their foreign relatives have ever called them fat. They will look at you bewildered. “Of course. Every time I visit.” White people are speechless upon hearing this. But it happens. When I went to visit India a few ...

VIDEO: How to use “Competence Triggers” in a salary negotiation

The best places to people-watch are airports, clubs, and the subway. The amount of concentrated ridiculous human behavior on display is amazing. If you’re wondering why I have my sunglasses on at 2:30am at Marquee...now you know. One of the things I like looking at is something I call “Competence Triggers.” These are telltale behavioral signs of ...

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Win a $1,001 shopping spree

When I was in college, I had a scholarship that let me buy any books I wanted. I would walk into the bookstore, see literally any book I wanted, and buy it. There was a credit with the store so I wouldn’t even take out my credit card. So I had books about psychology, decision-making, cons, deception, seduction, risk, ...

Be the Expert: How would you encourage a quitter?

Sometimes I like to take a break from my normal writing on strategies of psychology, persuasion, careers, entrepreneurship, and money to see how well you can actually APPLY my material. After all, it’s easy to read and read along, nodding your head, saying, “Yeah Ramit, I got this.” But what happens when I put you to the test? It’...