How to read body language

I'm a fan of Joe Navarro. No, the Jane's Addiction guy. But the former FBI agent and supervisor who's written multiple books on body language and non-verbal communication. Two of my favorites include: Louder than Words and Hunting Terrorists: A Look at the Psychopathology of Terror. I loved the second one, it's hardcore psychology and [...]

A $60,000 lesson on making your hustle work

You may have heard this before, "I tried to do <nature of business> on the side (or worse, full time!) but it didn't work out. I was barely making ends meet, so, I quit and got back working for someone else." Or perhaps some variation of it. I most certainly have. And I must confess [...]

I hope you don’t mind

Received a super weird request by a local service provider after I told him that I will be opting for another (internationally acclaimed) provider who was charging almost half for their services! This person messaged me back asking me to forward the email/information that has a breakdown of the cost. Concluding the message with an [...]

Training vs Development

I try my best to read almost all of my emails. Except spam, of course! But then I must admit, I did learn a great deal of copywriting by reading all that spam. I'm not kidding! This morning I received one of Tony Iannarino's weekly newsletter and found this gem: Training is part of a [...]

The real reason why recruiters don’t ever call back

You thought you rocked the interview. The recruiter whom you've been in touch with for the past 6 weeks even confirmed that everyone 'liked' you and think that you're a great fit for the profile! That was 3 weeks back and you haven't heard anything yet. You've sent the recruiter an email and called her [...]

Hollywood Sci-Fi dream machines

The exhibition Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy in collaboration with ComiCon opened at the Petersen Automotive Museum in LA. It features props, designs and vehicles from the pop culture, sci-fi and fantasy films. The exhibition runs through March 2020, which means you have ample time to slot out time for a [...]