How To Live Like A Billionaire

So many are obsessed with wealth, but how many know how to spend it? For years, I’ve given a simple three word answer to the question, “What would you do if you became a billionaire?” My response? “Take more naps.” A bit flippant perhaps, but telling. The true value of wealth is freedom. It’s up … Continue reading How To Live Like A Billionaire

How To Love More Effectively

Give people what they need, not what you want to give them. Love is about considering someone else’s needs; those who insist on loving on their own terms are letting their own selfishness get in the way. This is not the same thing as loving unconditionally (a common refrain). In many cases, loving someone means … Continue reading How To Love More Effectively

Advice of the Day: Anger Management

I’m the last guy in the world who needs anger management advice, but this little tidbit was too good not to pass along: “The next time you enter a conflict and your body cues start warning you of a potential melt down (Are your fists clenching? Etc), think this sentence to yourself, “Lights! Camera! Action!” … Continue reading Advice of the Day: Anger Management

Entrepreneurship is about getting someone else to do the work

One of the most important of Yeh’s Laws of Entrepreneurship is simple but universal:Get someone else to do the work. I’m not advocating laziness in entrepreneurs–entrepreneurship is hard work. But you have to realize that hard work is insufficient. Even the most dedicated entrepreneur is hard-pressed to work more than 12 hours per day. That’s … Continue reading Entrepreneurship is about getting someone else to do the work

The 60-second, 3-Step Guide To Ace Any Job Interview

1) Understand what the company is looking for. 2) Understand what the interviewer is looking for. 3) Focus obsessively on showing how hiring you solves their needs. Everything else is window dressing. (For a different perspective, and to read the post by my buddy Paul that inspired this, click here)

Can a single man and a single woman be friends without sexual tension arising?

This is a special cross-post from AskTheHarvardMBA. Here’s the first part of the post: ***I’m a freshman in college, and I see a lot of close male-female friendships. My question is, if neither is in a relationship, can they be friends without an underlying sexual tension arising? A lot of people swear that they can, … Continue reading Can a single man and a single woman be friends without sexual tension arising?

3 Questions, 3 Answers on AskTheHarvardMBA.com

My first set of questions and answers are now up on AskTheHarvardMBA.com. Here’s a quick preview: Should an aspiring entrepreneur take a part-time job? The danger in keeping your job, or taking a part-time job, is that you’ll end up neglecting your startup, but in my experience, an aspiring entrepreneur who can’t maintain his or … Continue reading 3 Questions, 3 Answers on AskTheHarvardMBA.com

Long-term Perspectives for Young Entrepreneurs

I was talking with my friend Penelope Trunk (side note: BUY HER BOOK, like everything else about her, it’s great), who encouraged me to post a few of the tidbits I shared. Thank you, Penelope. I work a lot with young entrepreneurs, which means that I work with a lot of first-time entrepreneurs. Some of … Continue reading Long-term Perspectives for Young Entrepreneurs