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The First Thing To Do After A Massive Failure

I was told that within one day I was going to lose all of my money. It was a complete surprise. I got a phone call for an emergency board meeting. “Maybe good news!” I thought. Leaving out the details, I’ll just go straight to what the CEO said, “We broke one of the rules […] Read On…

I Failed To Prevent My Kid From Going to College

I failed. I dropped off my kid at college the other day. I didn’t want her to go to college. In 2005 or 2006 I wrote a column in The Financial Times that nobody should go to college anymore. I then wrote a book, “40 Alternatives to College”. For a long time that book was […] Read On…

The Nine Surefire Ways To Fail At Anything

fail at anything

My resume: I begged the teacher to not give me an F so, out of kindness, he gave me a D-. Only then did I have the minimum GPA to graduate college. I tried to write several novels but none of them were published. I pitched several TV shows but none of them made it […] Read On…

Ep 243: Shawn Stevenson – The 9 Rules of Health to Make it to 99

Shawn Stevenson

Shawn Stevenson, host of The Model Health podcast said, “In the lab, they found anti-depressants in the New York City water system.” Anti-depressants! Ok, no problem. I’ll drink tap water. Save on therapy costs. In NYC everyone has to go to therapy. It’s a requirement. “This week my therapist said…” “There’s also these other chemicals […] Read On…