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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March 13th, 2015
If you had a crystal ball that would show you your life in 20 years, would you look in it?
“Ramit, you are getting better looking every year”
You might be surprised to know that we all have a crystal ball exactly like this.
Recently, when I went to my 10-year Stanford reunion, I hung out with an older ...
March 11th, 2015
In the last few months, I’ve gone to Madison Square Garden to watch Louis C.K. and Aziz Ansari perform.
Being a professional comedian at the top of your game is like no other job in the world. I know this, because every morning when I look at myself in the mirror, I splash water on my face and ...
March 9th, 2015
In 1492, Columbus kept a diary of his voyage. In September, he wrote this:
“That day they navigated, on their westerly course, day and night, 20 leagues, counting a little less. Here those of the caravel Niña reported that they had seen a tern and a boatswain bird, and these birds never go more than 25 leagues from the ...