Jon Birger is an American freelance writer, speaker, and author of Date-Onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game. A business journalist, Birger is a former senior writer at Fortune and Money magazines and continues to contribute to Fortune. He has contributed to Barron’s, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, New York, Time, and The Washington Post.
Jon joins Jay on The Success Bug and the two talk about his journey into the world of journalism. We learn about why Jon doesn’t recommend journalism as a college major and his biggest tips for anyone looking to join the industry. Jon also talks about the details of his latest book, “Make Your Move: The New Science Behind Dating and Why Women are in Charge.” The book is an unofficial sequel to his inaugural book, “Date-o-nomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game.”
Jon’s books are centered around the science behind dating success for women in the 21st century and how to maneuver with this in mind. You’ll learn all about how he became interested in the idea and how he compiled his information to present in his books. Not only that, but Jon doles out his alternative recommendations for journalistic career paths.