Persuasion surprise: Sometimes I give the wrong advice on purpose

Today I’m going to share some subtle techniques on how to persuade other people to do something. If you remember, when I started my site, none of my friends would read it, even though many of them had big money issues, so I had to learn how to reach people by doing some very unconventional persuasive tactics. You might ...

Case Study: From $57,000 to $100,000 in 3 months

When I first started designing my Find Your Dream Job class, I was praying that the average salary of IWT readers would be $80,000. Because I know if someone makes $80K, I could get them to 6 figures in one job search. Unfortunately, the average was lower, and I can’t realistically promise to take someone earning $40K or $...

Announcing the “Rich Life Giveaway”

Last year, I hosted a bunch of giveaways as an experiment: I was trying to find out if they worked to get more attention for IWT and to change IWT readers’ behavior. As usual, some of it worked, some of it didn’t. Can you guess which one was the most/least popular contest of last year? $1,001 cash ...

Case Study: How Ann quit her job to do what she loves

The number one reason my readers want to earn more money is to have the option of quitting their job. The key word there is OPTION. It’s not that we all want to quit tomorrow. It’s that if we eventually decide we want to leave...we can, knowing we have the financial security and options to not have ...

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The worst mistake when trying to earn more…

This week I have an example of the worst mistake I see people making when trying to earn money on the side. This is subtle, but profoundly important. You could have the greatest idea, and if you fail to pay attention to this (I'll show you below), you will never make money. Ok, check this email back-and-forth out. This is ...

Case Study: This software engineer just made another $5,300

Ed, 34, is a software engineer. He’s married and lives in a big city. He’s got a degree and a masters in computer science, and has spent the last 8 years programming for defense companies. But, despite working up to 11 hour days and earning more than $100,000 a year, Ed still wanted a side project. STOP! ...