Jeff Vrabel

Jeff Vrabel
Jeff Vrabel is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in such publications as GQ, Men's Health, Time, Billboard and the official Bruce Springsteen site, because though he's had many bosses, there is only one boss. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two sons—the older just stole bacon off your plate and the younger was personally approved by Springsteen (long story). He can be reached at the cleverly named

Does Dressing for Success Really Work?

By Jeff Vrabel | February 1, 2018

Our writer sets out to see whether the clothes make the man. 

How Would Your Friends Rate You?

By Jeff Vrabel | October 31, 2017

Our writer receives a 360 review from his friends, family and colleagues to find out what his peers really think of him. 

Say These 14 Things to Get Yourself Fired

By Jeff Vrabel | October 5, 2017

Or you can save your job and try these communication tips instead.

I Tried (and Failed) to Go a Month Without Spending Money

By Jeff Vrabel | May 30, 2017

Here’s what I learned: Life can get crazy, and sometimes you just want a taco.

8 Keys to Nailing Workplace Etiquette

By Jeff Vrabel | April 5, 2017

This is more than texting during meetings.

14 Seriously Easy Ways to Be Outrageously Successful

By Jeff Vrabel | April 1, 2017

After all, massive success is easy-shmeezy.

What I Learned From Keeping a Gratitude Journal

By Jeff Vrabel | March 29, 2017

The idea of a gratitude journal is worthy; the commitment, difficult.

What I Learned From 30 Days of Positive Thinking

By Jeff Vrabel | February 20, 2017

Our writer learns to accentuate the positive.

7 Unexpected Lessons I Learned Driving for Uber

By Jeff Vrabel | February 14, 2017

No. 1: It’s super weird to let strangers get in your car.

I Drove for Uber to See How Strangers Can Impact My Life

By Jeff Vrabel | October 25, 2016

‘Talking to people who are different from us can be radically transformative. It’s the antidote to fear.’