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Ep. 168 – Tony Hawk: Don’t Stand Still

Tony Hawk James Altucher

I was getting good at saying, “no thank you” to certain thoughts. Sometimes it was just conversations I didn’t want to have. Like this one I’m writing. If I were sitting with you, I doubt I’d say any of what I’m about to. I guess that’s why I ask questions. Because maybe you know something I don’t. […] Read On…

Ep. 167 – Greg Zuckerman: The Other Way to Choose Yourself

Lebron James Greg Zuckerman James Altucher

The last time I felt lucky was Friday when I overheard a woman crying nearby. I smiled inside knowing the closest I could come to feeling her pain is in the space between understanding and wondering. I didn’t ask questions. I didn’t want to be rude. I heard her say, “But she’s still with us.” […] Read On…

Ep. 166 – Brian Grazer: How a Curious Mind Creates An Original Idea

Brian Grazer James Altucher

“Imagine… If you had suddenly learned that the people and the places and the moments most important to you were not gone, not dead, but worse— had never been.” I was in LA at Imagine Entertainment. It’s Brian Grazer’s studio. He produced “A Beautiful Mind,” “8 Mile”, a bunch of Jim Carrey movies. He’s worked with Eddie […] Read On…

Ep. 164 – Steve Case: The Third Wave is coming…

Steve Case, James Altucher

I would’ve taken the money. A couple hundred million. He could’ve sold the business for a 100, 200 million dollars. Bill Gates wanted to buy it. But he didn’t sell. I wanted to know why Steve Case, co-founder and former CEO of AOL said no to being a millionaire. “The simple answer is I really […] Read On…

Ep. 159 – Derek Sivers: The Zen Master of Entrepreneurship

Derek Sivers The James Altucher Show

The most powerful currency in the world is not what you think. Not anymore. We’re turning to a new economy with two new, powerful currencies. And you have an opportunity, right now, to build a more fulfilling and rewarding life. I’m going to tell you what these two currencies are and how to leverage them […] Read On…

Ep. 157 – Gary Vaynerchuk: How to Be Successful By Being Yourself

Gary Vaynerchuk James Altucher

Fifteen percent of you won’t like this interview. “I like that,” he says, “I like being doubted.” But I don’t doubt Gary Vaynerchuk. I like his message. That’s why I’m giving away 100 copies of his new book, #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness. The details are on my podcast. Gary is the first […] Read On…