10 big ideas

10 big ideas

I wish I had thought of this myself. Oh well, it’s still something I do every day. It reminds me to stay focused. It shows me where to take action. And it’s brought many of my dreams to life, both personally and professionally. It’s a great tip from James Altucher,...
How NOT to Approach a Mentor

How NOT to Approach a Mentor

Last month I received emails from 3 young men asking The Godfather for favors. They teach us great lessons on the WRONG way and the RIGHT ways to approach a mentor. Enjoy the lessons! First, this is the wrong way to approach a mentor. Hint: Don’t offer ‘stolen’ goods...
You Can’t Go Broke Spending Money

You Can’t Go Broke Spending Money

“You can never go broke spending money.” Whaaat? James Altucher said this in an interview with Ramit Sethi a few months ago. It’s a pretty controversial statement. If you really think about it, it’s not so crazy. Some context — In the interview, James and Ramit talk...
Sell me this pen

Sell me this pen

Walk into the interview room and sit down. The interviewer will ask you, “Try to sell me this pen.” Give a lackluster response, then apologize for not being able to convince him. Ask for a lower-level job and tell him you will work your way up and learn...