Blog Category: Quit Your Job

The Choices You Make Today Will Be Your Biography Tomorrow…

I didn’t want to start a business. I wanted to interview prostitutes. I started a web series at HBO called “III:am” about what people were up to in NYC at 3 in…

I didn’t want to start a business. I wanted to interview prostitutes. I started a web series at HBO called “III:am” about what people were up to in NYC at 3 in the morning. Of course: I interviewed prostitutes, drug dealers, and probably you, if I ran into you at three in the morning. Sometimes […]

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10 Reasons Your Boss Hates You. And He/She Is Right.

I had a boss who would push his glasses down on his nose when I walked in and look at me above the glasses. Like I was not worth focusing on. Like…

I had a boss who would push his glasses down on his nose when I walked in and look at me above the glasses. Like I was not worth focusing on. Like I was half a human. He hated me. Your boss hates you also. HATES. He takes your hard work and pretends, to his […]

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How To Go From $0 to $1,000,000 in Two Years

A Couple of years ago I wrote a post about how it was the year you had to quit your job. I gave the reasons why. It wasn’t a gung-ho “you have to…

A Couple of years ago I wrote a post about how it was the year you had to quit your job. I gave the reasons why. It wasn’t a gung-ho “you have to be an entrepreneur” article. It was more: bad shit is happening in the corporate world and bit by bit you’re going to feel […]

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Do You Make Fear Decisions or Growth Decisions?

I was afraid I was going to lose my biggest client. And my job. So I let him yell at me repeatedly. I met a friend of mine. She said, “My grandma…

I was afraid I was going to lose my biggest client. And my job. So I let him yell at me repeatedly. I met a friend of mine. She said, “My grandma told me there are only two types of decisions: Decisions made out of fear and decisions made out of growth.” For instance, do […]

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How To Be a Slave

I hate being a slave. One might think: don’t be a jerk. You weren’t in chains in the 1800s. That was real slavery. OK, I hate arguing. Go away. But let’s take a…

I hate being a slave. One might think: don’t be a jerk. You weren’t in chains in the 1800s. That was real slavery. OK, I hate arguing. Go away. But let’s take a look at the average person. The average person works at a job. Fine, you might say, a job is a lot different from […]

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What Do You Do When You Find a Dead Body?

Google has stopped using GPAs to evaluate job candidates. My 11 year old just told me, “Grade point averages don’t count until 6th grade.” I haven’t yet told her the good news…

Google has stopped using GPAs to evaluate job candidates. My 11 year old just told me, “Grade point averages don’t count until 6th grade.” I haven’t yet told her the good news about Google. That she NEVER has to worry about GPAs. Share the good news! My 11 year old told me, “you can be […]

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Living the Counterfeit Life

Alex would print up fake 5 and 10 dollar bills on his copy machine and spend them in local delis. “They check hundred dollar bills for counterfeit but not ten dollar bills,” he told…

Alex would print up fake 5 and 10 dollar bills on his copy machine and spend them in local delis. “They check hundred dollar bills for counterfeit but not ten dollar bills,” he told me. Alex had a high end printing business. He’d make posters, brochures, ads. He had the best copy machines in the world. 10 […]

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