Blog Category: Career Advice

Paul Reiser: Find What You’re Drawn To, Even if It’s Hard

Paul isn’t much older than I am. But I feel like I’ve been watching him on TV and in movies since I was born. We laughed about that. Paul’s been doing stand…

Paul isn’t much older than I am. But I feel like I’ve been watching him on TV and in movies since I was born. We laughed about that. Paul’s been doing stand up since he was 17 years old. Paul remembers watching the comics when he was little. It spoke to him on a different […]

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Amanda Cerny: The Secrets of Becoming a Social Media Influencer

Episode 266: Amanda Cerny – A social media influencer Playboy wasn’t part of the plan. “It wasn’t on my list of things to do in life,” Amanda said. “What did you want…

Episode 266: Amanda Cerny – A social media influencer Playboy wasn’t part of the plan. “It wasn’t on my list of things to do in life,” Amanda said. “What did you want to do?” I said. “Acting.” But everyone told her “no.” They told her, “You’re branded as a playmate, so that’s what you are.” […]

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Farnoosh Torabi: Flipping the Mic – Farnoosh Interviews Me

Episode 236: Farnoosh Interviews Me She was my partner in crime. Farnoosh recently hosted her own show on CNBC. She also has a super popular podcast. And she’s a successful book author…

Episode 236: Farnoosh Interviews Me She was my partner in crime. Farnoosh recently hosted her own show on CNBC. She also has a super popular podcast. And she’s a successful book author and all around writer. But to me she’s more than that. From 2006 to 2008 we did videos together every day. We would […]

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Fred Stoller: Five Minutes To Kill- A Story About “Making It”

Episode 233: A Story About “Making It” You have five minutes to kill. That’s it. Those five minutes can make or break a career. I don’t think I would be able to…

Episode 233: A Story About “Making It” You have five minutes to kill. That’s it. Those five minutes can make or break a career. I don’t think I would be able to handle the pressure. I’ve done a lot of public speaking. And now I’ve tried standup. For the past three months I’ve been going […]

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James Manos: If your boss paid you to quit, would you do it?

If your boss paid you to quit, would you do it? That’s what happened to James Manos, writer and co-producer of The Sopranos and Dexter. He had a crappy job. Everybody starts…

If your boss paid you to quit, would you do it? That’s what happened to James Manos, writer and co-producer of The Sopranos and Dexter. He had a crappy job. Everybody starts with a crappy job. Some people climb up the latter to other crappy jobs. You have your reasons to not quit. Kids to support, a lousy mortgage to pay, […]

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Adam Braun: How To Quit Your Job & Do What You Love

I’m ordinary.Any ordinary person can create extraordinary change.I qualify. You qualify, too. I learned this reading The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun.…

I’m ordinary.Any ordinary person can create extraordinary change.I qualify. You qualify, too. I learned this reading The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun. It’s a story about purpose. I don’t believe in having a life’s purpose. I said this before.But that doesn’t mean you can’t have […]

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