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Self-publish The Bestseller Inside Of You: A How-To

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Amazon said, Let us know when you are next in Seattle. We want to do some stuff with you. I had no plans to be in Seattle. Zero. So I booked my ticket and called them back. “Guess what! It turns out I’m going to be in Seattle next week.” Great! Let’s do some videos. […] Read On…

Ep. 218: Debbie Millman – Identity and Impact

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Ben (of Ben & Jerry’s) was in the room. He needed a logo. Debbie Millman just started her agency. She was competing against the best ad agencies in New York City. She lost. So she moved on to Burger King. “Why do you think you lost?” “We didn’t have insurance,” Debbie said. “We didn’t have […] Read On…

How My Podcast Downloads Doubled Overnight

I started my first podcast “The James Altucher Show” in January 2015. I’m on around episode #220 (Tony Robbins). I started my next one “Ask Altucher” (a daily podcast) a few months later. It was me answering questions with a guest host and we ran about 300+ episodes. Then I started another one (inspired by […] Read On…

The Sick Truth About Gratitude Porn

Ummm, I’m not so sure anymore. Maybe gratitude was the key they used to lock us away. To send us down the hole. Two things about gratitude and me: A) I have many things to be grateful for.  I can certainly point a finger in almost any direction in time and space and say, “he […] Read On…

How to Deal With Angry People

When someone yells at me, I get scared. I assume I did something wrong and they are right. I tend to be a people pleaser. Which is not the best way to be. I had to figure out what kinds of people there are, how I react to them, and if there are better ways […] Read On…

10 New Reasons You Have To Quit Your Job In 2017

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I knew when they said, “Come in for the meeting” I was dead. I said, “Can we meet at a cafe?” “No. Come in.” I was fired. And humiliated. And had to clean up and walk out. Nobody said goodbye. I had nothing to do and no plans, The guy who fired me is dead […] Read On…