Archive for October, 2011

Ten Unusual Ways to Get in the Top 1%

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At midnight my door opened and I saw the shadow of someone about 4 feet tall walk into my room and stand by my side of the bed. “I can’t sleep,” she said and she was smart enough to also say, “my mind is racing”. Over the nine years of her life so far she […] Read On…

The Top 10 Lists of All Time

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The world of bloggers seem to be firmly divided into two groups: those who hate lists and those who like lists. This being a list of two puts me firmly in the latter camp. Those who hate lists. I get a lot of criticism for some of my posts. I’ve used lists on only about […] Read On…

7 Things I Learned from My 8 Greatest Teachers

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Yesterday was my 25th high school reunion. I wanted to go. I had a car key and I could’ve driven there. I was close to feeling like I was going to do it. But I was feeling somewhat shy. I didn’t like high school much. When you are rejected so much you build a tough […] Read On…

7 Things Happen to You When You Are Completely Honest

I got a death threat last week from a guy who is a senior at Brown University who didn’t think I could track him down. More on that in a second. The first thing I want to deal with is the question asked me the other day, “how do you make a personal brand”. When […] Read On…

Why Gratitude is the Ultimate Miracle

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“Why am I totally dead broke again?” that’s what I thought the last time I had started a business that failed. I had no income. I had just lost a bunch of money investing in my own business. I was in danger of losing my home. I was in danger of losing a marriage I […] Read On…