Welcome Ramit:

We’re joined on the Starline by a Stanford grad who has been on the New York Times bestseller list for his work on personal finance. He has written the companion to his initial book “I Will Teach You to Be Rich, The Journal”. We welcome Ramit Sethi.

Ramit, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You started back on 2004 with a dream of helping people obtain a rich life. How is The Journal the next logical step on this path?

How hard is it for people to understand money?

People are concerned with rising daily costs, stagnating incomes. How concerned are you about a recession?

What concept slips people mind?

What’s the one concept that may have evolved from when you started back in 2004 to today?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. You manage dozens of employees, what was the last gift you gave them?

2. What’s the 1st thing people usually notice about you? (why) (Eyebrows?)

3. We all have mentors, but who have you learned the most from?

4. How would you help children manage money the easiest?

5. What was the last thing you bought? 

6. Do you snore?

7. What was something you dreaded doing that you ended up loving?

8. How has Cassandra changed you for the better?

The Back Half:

Your goal from the beginning was helping others, how has your goals evolved from 2004 to now?

What was your biggest success?

And your biggest failure?

One Big Question:

What’s the one thing you still are trying to improve yourself?

How do people’s negative thoughts and action keep people from living their rich life? Is it confidence or negativity?

How has your life become so rich and yet goals you have yet to accomplish?

It took a while from book to sequel, what’s the next project you’re working on?

Where can people find you online?

The Wrap:

He snores, dreads leg day and learned the most from his parents. His book “I Will Teach You to Be Rich, The Journal” is available now. We thank Ramit Sethi for taking the time to talk his us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Check out “I Will Teach You to be Rich” with Ramit here.

Listen to other Beyond the Mic Conversations with authors here.

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