"If your boyfriend dumps you, somebody steals your credit cards, and your best friend is the reason your boyfriend dumped you, show up [for work] like it never happened," he writes.
"Walk it off."
After Brian Wong skipped four years of school and graduated college at age 18, he co-founded a company that would receive more than $32 million in venture capital funding and land clients like McDonald's and Pepsi.
The now 25-year-old CEO and start-up co-founder of mobile advertising app Kiip fast-tracked his way to success. And he wants to help you do the same.
In his new book, "The Cheat Code," Wong shares over 70 "cheats" to getting more out of your career and life. CNBC highlighted nine of his tips below.
1. Learn how to compartmentalize
If you're dealing with personal problems or stresses, leave it at home, Wong says.
2. Stomp out fear
3. Pitch yourself
4. Know your strengths
5. Tune out
6. Stop comparing yourself to others
7. Present yourself in the best way possible
8. Get out more
9. Go to museums