WHY THE STOCK MARKET DROPPED: MY TWO CENTS

I hate writing about stocks. I used to outsource my happiness to the moves of the stock market. Day by day, minute by minute. I was miserable. But I’m seeing too much BS in the news so I just wanted to make some comments and point out things not typically in the news. This is […] Read On…

400 Podcasts = 400 “Yes’s”

Today, my 400th podcast releases. 400 episodes = 400 “yes’s” “Yes’s” from Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, Tyra Banks, Tiffany Haddish, Garry Kasparov, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Tony Hawk, Arianna Huffington and the list goes on (by #392). But first, I had to say “yes.” I’ve written a lot about podcasting and what I’ve learned… Why You […] Read On…

HOW I CRUSHED NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON’S DREAMS

I didn’t plan on telling Neil deGrasse Tyson that I don’t believe in his dreams. But that’s what I did. I told him, “You’re living a dream life.” “I still have this fantasy,” he said. “It could be a fantasy but I’d rather it not be, but the fantasy is that one day, sooner rather […] Read On…

How I Overcame Rejection

One time I was crying and my mom, quite reasonably wanting me to stop, threw a knife at me. It missed. She had poor aim. But it did stop me crying. It was a long time ago. I was 12. I don’t remember too many things from when I was 12. But I remember the […] Read On…

How To Improve Yourself In 6 Months

You can’t. It’s really hard to change. I’ve been an addict. When you’re addicted to a drug you can’t just say, “Well, this is bad for me. I’m going to stop.” Just give up now or be ready to go through a world of pain. Or… You can. But it’s really hard and few people […] Read On…

396 – Michael Ovitz: The Most Cut-Throat, Competitive Business in The World… How He Changed Hollywood

My favorite movies wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for Michael Ovitz. Jurassic Park, Michael Ovitz Ghostbusters, Michael Ovitz. Schindler’s List, Michael Ovitz. I asked him about dominating an industry, hard work, spotting talent and his bestselling book “Who is Michael Ovitz?” He told me why entertainment is “the most cut-throat, competitive, difficult business in the […] Read On…