February 3rd, 2016
OK, who here has a terrible boss?
Today, I want to talk about them, because if you have one, you think about them every single day you go to work.
What makes a bad boss?
Maybe they’re overbearing and rude. Maybe they dismiss every idea you have.
Or maybe they’re the spineless boss that meekly says, "Sorry, I ...
February 1st, 2016
Some of the best memories are ones that sucked at the time, but looking back, you’re glad you did them.
What was it for you? Learning Spanish? Getting up the courage to ask someone out?
One of my favorite memories (which truly sucked at the time) was doing a set of 10x10x10x10s -- 10 pullups, 10 pushups, 10 squats......
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December 31st, 2015
What does everyone do before buying something they’ve never tried? Check for reviews and testimonials, of course.
That book looks pretty good
If you have your own business, you want to collect testimonials like your business depends on it. Because it does. There’s nothing like having someone else sell your services for you. Testimonials give you instant credibility ...
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December 30th, 2015
When I was applying to colleges, I noticed something interesting.
A lot of the people I knew were applying to top schools, and if they were rejected they’d say: "Whatever, I didn’t want to go there anyway."
If you didn’t want to go, then why’d you apply? And if you DID want to go, why ...
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December 28th, 2015
One of my favorite stories about generosity comes from Steve Wynn, the hotelier, in this article from The New Yorker.
Steve decided to sell a painting he’d acquired, a Picasso, for a hundred and thirty-nine million dollars. (Yes, $139 million for a painting, "the highest known price ever paid for a work of art.")
From The New Yorker:
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December 28th, 2015
This week, I’m sharing my favorite accounts with you.
Tuesday: The best checking account
Yesterday: The best credit card
Today: The best savings account
In my last note, I talked about why American Express Starwood card is the best all-around credit card and the one I personally use.
Today, I want to talk about another crucial piece of your ...