Watch me “tear down” students’ social skills

It’s hard to be creepy as a girl. But IWT readers always rise to the occasion! Last month, I threw a meetup with my buddy Derek Halpern and hosted about 100 IWT readers at a bar in NYC. At the end of the night, as I walked over near the bar to close my tab, an Indian girl walked ...

Webcast: Interviewing at the world’s best companies

I’m doing a special live webinar tomorrow, Wed 1/16 at 9:00pm EST called “War Stories: Lessons Learned from Interviewing at the Best Companies in the World.” I’m going to share stories of my experiences interviewing at top-tier companies, plus the crucial lessons I learned. Some of this involves strategically using social skills to get the Dream ...

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Instant irresistibility: How to make small talk and advanced social skills

I did not want to hit on this woman. But my friend noticed her checking me out, so he glanced at me and raised his eyebrows. I looked at him, silently saying, “Really? Do I have to?” He just tilted his head and raised his eyebrows even higher. Nothing more needed to be said -- every guy knows what that ...

I deleted a 2,000 word mega-post to write this instead

This week has been very theoretical and high-level -- on PURPOSE. See, most people who write online have audiences with the intelligence of a snail. As a result of the misguided belief that they have to appeal to everyone, they spend their time writing Top 10 lists to get SEO traffic. I avoid this because (1) I don’t understand ...

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

New Year’s resolutions are kind of like a drunk uncle. You know you shouldn’t take him too seriously...but you can’t help but laugh and play along when he comes around once a year. It’s become popular for people to make fun of New Year’s resolutions (they never work!) in an almost gleeful way (why ...

The Top 5 Productivity Mistakes

My friend told me a ridiculous story about his mom. She lives in a small town in northern California, and one day she called him up. “You have to try this new restaurant that opened down the street! It’s delicious!” “Really!” he said. “What kind of food is it?” “Mexican! I’ve never had anything like it. It’s ...

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