20 Books Every Teenager Should Read

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I hate being nervous. But I am. I’m speaking in front of 1000 teenagers today for “Internapalooza”. This is how I like to spend my Sundays. I was a lazy, disrespectful teenager. I’m impressed with any kid who shows up to hear me talk on a Sunday afternoon. My life was a mess in my […] Read On…

Ep. 238: Ryan Holiday – How To Create Something That Will Sell Forever

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Ryan Holiday, stop writing books that are just for me! With “Perennial Seller” you just answered an obsessive question I’ve had for years: What makes something, someone, some product, some art, withstand the test of time? What is the magic sauce? The secret formula? What makes something sell a million copies a year (music, art, […] Read On…

The Discomfort Zone

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Subway Stand Up My comfort zone was killing me. Doesn’t matter what age you are: 20 or 50 or 80: you improve and enjoy life when you dive into the deep end of the pool, swim for your life, and survive. YOU LIVE! Even for just one day. I’ve been trying to learn standup comedy. […] Read On…

How I’ve Lived Off My Ideas (sort of) For 20 Years

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[The picture is of me, this past Monday, going over my list of joke ideas right before going on stage to do some standup comedy at StandupNY on 78th and Broadway. 10 ideas a day works for anything.] Since 1997, I have 100% lived off of my ideas. Some years I was rich. Some years […] Read On…