$1,000 Worth of Boring Advice

$1,000 Worth of Boring Advice

“People are bored. They are bored out of their minds — at all times.” World-class copywriter John Carlton pointed this out to Eben Pagan during a one-hour coaching call Eben paid Carlton $1,000. “This was the most profound thing [Carlton] said,” says Eben. On the...
Have You Seen This Disappearing Parking Spot?!

Have You Seen This Disappearing Parking Spot?!

I was on Facebook yesterday and this video caught my eye. The video, if you haven’t seen it, is of a “disappearing parking spot.” It’s a platform called a Car Dok that you drive your car onto and then push a button and the entire platform, which is on hydraulics,...
Why Smart People Sometimes Act Dumb

Why Smart People Sometimes Act Dumb

Let’s pretend you’ve locked your keys in your car. You’ve tried everything short of breaking a window to get your keys out, but no luck. You call a locksmith. Locksmith #1 arrives. He’s friendly, and he opens your car in two minutes. A week later, you lock your keys...