Archive for ‘The James Altucher Show’

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. 163 – Jesse Itzler: 6 Simple Steps to Becoming Self-made

James Altucher Jesse Itzler

“Everyday is a new day.” …unless you have a routine. Then it’s just “eat, sleep, shit, repeat,” like they say in Billions. “Don’t you want to create memories? Don’t you want to build your life resume and get as much out of life as you can?” Jesse Itzler said on my podcast. He’s the co-founder […] Read On…

Ep. 162 – 7 Secrets of Mastery

Peak James Altucher

You have no idea. None of us did. Until now. Everything I’ve done for the past two years is unfolding before me. I interviewed Dr. K Anders Ericsson. You know his work. He discovered the 10,000 hour rule. The rule that says you can master anything with 10,000 hours of “dedicated practice.” But what we’ve been […] Read On…