How To Have An Ex-Wife

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Anne’s job was to make sure I wasn’t breaking the law. I, of course, was trying to try break the law as much as possible. I was working on my 3am website in 1996 for HBO. Like, if a girl was a 15 year old runaway why should her face be blurred out? Or if […] Read On…

Ep. 219: Jessica Banks – Dare of The Day

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  She said, I am an introvert but had to develop tricks to fake being an extrovert because of where I worked. I said, Do you think everyone in LA is an extrovert? She said, I don’t know. Maybe they are all faking. We were at a party. I had been sleeping but a friend […] Read On…

My Top Seven Rules

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Mike Tyson woke up and nudged me. “WTF?” I said and tried to stay asleep. “James, someone on Quora is asking for the top 7 Rules.” “So?” “Listen,” he said, so softly it was like a whisper, and he almost crushed me when he rolled over onto me. “Remember my one rule,” he said. I […] Read On…

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…