How to Go from Cog to Boss and Earn Much More Than $8 an Hour

Towards the end of last year, after publishing my cog job post, I came across an article about 10 companies who pay their employees the least. Here's what the companies pay their cog workers: 1. Walmart - less than $9 / hr 2. McDonald's - $7.25 / hr (federal minimum wage) 3. Target - less than $9 / … [Read more...]

6 Lessons from Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba, on Succeeding Against All Odds and Becoming Crazy Rich Along the Way

On September 18, 2014, Alibaba -- the largest online retailer in China -- IPOed at $68 per share. One day later, it jumped to $92.70. The whole company is currently worth $217 billion; it is worth more than even! If you have the tiniest seed of curiosity, you would wanna know about the … [Read more...]

Why I Quit My Stable, High-Paying Job and Left Medicine

I spent 2 months in the depths of hell. Lemme tell you about it ... My life was set. I was on track to a life of comfort, security, and prestige. The American dream was within my grasp -- the house with the white-picket fence, the wife, and the 2.5 kids. I had a stable salary and generous … [Read more...]

6 Ways Writing Changed My Life (and Why I Would Be a Lesser Man Without It)

When I write a book I write a book for myself; the reaction is up to the reader. It's not my business whether people like or dislike it. - Paulo Coelho If you ask masters how they first started their craft, they will all point to love. They loved what they were doing. Or they did what they did for … [Read more...]

“What Should I Do with My Life?”

One of the questions I frequently get goes something like this: I'm a young guy. I've been in school for pretty much all of my life. I'm not satisfied with my life. What should I do? For many of them, they think they have to go back to school. They think that a MBA, law degree, or even a medical … [Read more...]

Warren Buffett Reveals: How to Legally Steal

Life isn't fair. When you did something wrong, you got into trouble. But when the teacher's pet did something wrong, she got away with it. When you busted your butt in college, you got a $15 per hour job for all your hard work. But when the rich kid slacked off all the way to graduation, he got … [Read more...]

Are You Stuck in a Cog Job?

It's Monday morning and the alarm clock rings. Millions of people all over the country are groaning, "Oh man ... It's Monday again. Where did the weekend go?" They experienced freedom in the past two days and it is back to the hellhole. It's back to the 1-hour commute ... each way. The trading of … [Read more...]

The Secret to Getting Rich … Revealed!

Hey friend, I got some good news for you today. You may want to grab a seat because it's just gonna blow you away ... Are you seated? Ok, good. Before I blurt out the news, I have a question for you. Do you want to get rich? And I mean fabulously rich. You do?! Ok, good. In that case, I have … [Read more...]

Should You Get a J-O-B?

The other day, I received a comment from one of my visitors. He didn't want it posted, but he wanted my advice. So instead of posting his exact comment, I'll summarize his dilemma: I'm a young guy and someone offered me some crap job. Should I take it? Now you may be screaming from your seat, "No! … [Read more...]

The Life of a Successful Copywriter and Real-Deal Entrepreneur

About 8 months ago, in October 2012, I stumbled across a relatively unknown niche in marketing, called copywriting and direct marketing. It was really a stroke of luck. I was reading an interview with Dane Maxwell and he said that everyone should learn about copywriting. He rattled off the names of … [Read more...]