April 17th, 2015
One of the things I love about Shark Tank is the brutal honesty that entrepreneurs get.
Shark Tank is the TV show where entrepreneurs go in front of judges, pitch their idea, and either get laughed out of the room...or a major investment.
Here's a 10-year-old getting $60,000 from Daymond John for her lemonade stand.
Think about ...
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April 15th, 2015
It takes a lot of courage to be brutally honest about what you stand for.
And courage comes in different forms.
For example, you know about Chipotle, the “fast casual” restaurant that’s dominating because of their quick and healthy food.
One of the things they do is take a strong stance on where their food should come from.
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April 13th, 2015
Is it just me, or are people are too coddled in this country?
I heard this 10-year-old kid order a “truffle burger” the other day. I didn’t even know that word until 3 years ago.
I saw another kid YELLING at his mom in the grocery store. I just thought what my parents would have done if I’d ...
April 7th, 2015
Yesterday we talked about unconventional ways you can improve your odds of winning. Today I want to take you behind the scenes and show you how you can defeat opponents you have no business beating.
I’m going to do that by introducing you to someone you may remember from a year ago, Arthur Chu.
Arthur was a Jeopardy! contestant ...
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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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