James Altucher

For some reason, I've turned myself inside out and all my guts have spilled onto my blog. One day I'll run out of stuff but not yet.


Why Do People Hate Their Jobs?

I limped out of the meeting and said, “excuse me”, and took the elevator down 67 stories, went to Grand Central, limped home, and never went back to work at…


Don’t Run Over A Baby In The Middle Of The Night

The car started to skid and swerve and we couldn’t stop. It was all my fault.


The Ultimate Guide To Changing Your Life

Ugh, then there are those times when I feel dead inside. I wake up early and swing on the pre-school swingset like a pervert.


I Quit!

Well, I didn’t quit. It was worse than that.

It was the middle of a meeting. I was bored out of my mind. Plus I was nervous because my new boss told me “don’t worry…


Why Do People Hate Their Jobs?

I limped out of the meeting and said, “excuse me”, and took the elevator down 67 stories, went to Grand Central, limped home, and never went back to work at…


The Ten Worst Things You Can Do In A Negotiation

The best negotiator I knew always acted like an idiot. He acted so well that I thought he was really stupid. I also thought at the time…


These Three Things Are More Important Than Passion

I have never met a person who suddenly became happy simply by “finding their passion”.


The Only Technique To Learn Something New

Someone stole $90 million from a company I was involved in. I’m a poor judge of people. The company collapsed.


10 Reasons Reading Makes Your Life Better

If aliens from outerspace came down and saw us reading they might think we were mentally challenged. They would probably blow us up as useless.


The Best Politician in History (and what I can learn from him)

Imagine this: a woman escapes from you. You try to kidnap her away from her children, and bring her back to your house…


10 Things I Learned From Richard Branson

The other day I went out at night and fell asleep on a park bench near the beach in Miami.