Weekly Roundup

449 – Chelsea Handler: Life Will Be The Death of Me (Stories About Grief, Healing, Cannabis & The Quest for Meaning)

Chelsea Handler is a drug dealer. “I started getting so many people hooked on cannabis,” she said. “I was like wait a second… I’m good at this.” She’s making her own weed…

Chelsea Handler is a drug dealer. “I started getting so many people hooked on cannabis,” she said. “I was like wait a second… I’m good at this.” She’s making her own weed business. Because she noticed people are afraid to try it. There’s too much stigma. But we need as much help as we can […]

Read More Comment

Persuasion 101 for Fun and Profit

This is what happened. The guy got a $10 million offer for his business, which was a mental health facility for teenage drug addicts. He had nothing in the bank. “Should I…

This is what happened. The guy got a $10 million offer for his business, which was a mental health facility for teenage drug addicts. He had nothing in the bank. “Should I take it?” he asked me. Maybe I owned a small part of the mental health facility. I said, “Don’t take $10 million. Let […]

Read More Comment

THE TWO STEPS TO SUCCESS MOST PEOPLE DON’T TAKE

If a caveman can light a fire, protect his family, get food, etc. He has value. I can do zero of those things. So I needed a different skill. I went for…

If a caveman can light a fire, protect his family, get food, etc. He has value. I can do zero of those things. So I needed a different skill. I went for chess. Big mistake. No high school virgin ever said, “I’m hot for the captain of the chess team.” But there’s is another type […]

Read More Comment

447 – You Decide What (and Who) Has Power Over Your Life

“My eye sockets were broken,” he said. Everything broke. Eleven bones. His arms. His femur. Everything. “I was clinically dead for six minutes.” “I was hit head-on at 70 mph by a…

“My eye sockets were broken,” he said. Everything broke. Eleven bones. His arms. His femur. Everything. “I was clinically dead for six minutes.” “I was hit head-on at 70 mph by a drunk driver,” Hal Elrod said. The doctors told him “You’ll never walk again.” He was 20 years old. His dad said, “It’s ok […]

Read More Comment

The Power of Terror and How You Can Use It

The woman stood up and shouted to me onstage, and to the audience, “OK, OK! Enough is enough! I am leaving.” I was being heckled. Nobody should do standup comedy. I don’t…

The woman stood up and shouted to me onstage, and to the audience, “OK, OK! Enough is enough! I am leaving.” I was being heckled. Nobody should do standup comedy. I don’t know why I torture myself. It’s the worst. This particular incident was about two years ago. Maybe the first time I did standup […]

Read More Comment

When Did Social “Networks” Turn Into Social “Media”?

I miss my Facebook friends. They used to be so nice. I’d “like” old photos of weddings I never attended. I’d think, “Wow, Dave’s got a book out,” or “Man, my old…

I miss my Facebook friends. They used to be so nice. I’d “like” old photos of weddings I never attended. I’d think, “Wow, Dave’s got a book out,” or “Man, my old crush has seven kids.” Now everyone’s sitting in their suburban air-conditioned homes with their Ivy League diplomas on the wall typing out, “Anyone […]

Read More Comment