Archive for November, 2010

  • What do you do after you make a ZILLION dollars?
    Posted by on November 30th, 2010 at 8:34 am, Comments: 0

    In the dot-com boom I made a little bit of money and then proceeded to make every mistake possible with that money. It was like […]

  • 7 Reasons to Hate Me
    Posted by on November 29th, 2010 at 9:06 am, Comments: 0

    This is reprinted from a WSJ article from March but is appropriate today for various reasons: Over the past decade or so I’ve accumulated a […]

  • Dating, Madoff, and Supply and Demand
    Posted by on November 27th, 2010 at 7:35 am, Comments: 0

    Christine Cardinal and I had adjoining paper routes and when we were finished, we’d invariably meet on the line between her route and mine. So […]

  • Give and you will Receive
    Posted by on November 24th, 2010 at 7:58 am, Comments: 0

    After a failure I feel lonely and afraid. Its hardest at these moments to pick yourself up and give a little in order to get. […]

  • Maybe insider trading should be legal
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2010 at 4:47 pm, Comments: 0

    OMG, you whispered something to someone who whispered to somebody on the subway and a guy overheard and made a trade and NOW YOU ARE […]

  • Online porn, twitter, and my very personal addiction
    Posted by on November 21st, 2010 at 7:06 pm, Comments: 0

    In 1996 I visited a friend of mine, Zach, who worked as a programmer in an online sex … I don’t know what you call […]

  • How To Live Forever
    Posted by on November 18th, 2010 at 11:28 am, Comments: 0

    Lets say you knew that on December 15, 2020, you were going to die in Springfield, Illinois. What would you do? Well, for starters you […]

  • Don’t say YES when you want to say NO
    Posted by on November 17th, 2010 at 12:05 pm, Comments: 0

    No. N.O. If you run a business you have to say this word all day long, every day. “No.” You might be reading this on […]

  • Getting By on $1,000,000 a Year
    Posted by on November 15th, 2010 at 3:20 pm, Comments: 0

    $1m. We met for lunch. "Congratulations," I told him, "you're a millionaire now." "I know," he said, "it's my first million. Hopefully I make more," data-image="http://www.jamesaltucher.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/images-37-150x140.jpeg" data-button=""> Share
    $1m. We met for lunch. "Congratulations," I told him, "you're a millionaire now." "I know," he said, "it's my first million. Hopefully I make more," data-image="http://www.jamesaltucher.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/images-37-150x140.jpeg" data-button=""> Share
  • How to Exploit Your Employer
    Posted by on November 13th, 2010 at 6:40 pm, Comments: 0

    I would never hire me. When I was younger I couldn’t last more than 2 or 3 days at a job before I was plotting […]