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.


The Best Advice Ever To A Teenage Daughter Who Needs To Make Money

She said “No” to me and slammed the door. She was on my paper route.


The Power of Art

“We were assigned this weird project,” Mollie said. I was trying to fall asleep on the couch but my 13 year old kept staring at me until I said, “what’s up?” and then she said…


The One Moment It All Happened

I was sick of it. Another day in suck city, daytrading. It wasn’t so long ago. But now it was forever ago. I always was fooled into thinking I was smart enough…


How To Find Success Late In Life


When I was ten I wanted to be an astronaut, a writer, a spy, a superhero, and an advice columnist.

I wrote a play. I did spy on people. But I couldn’t figure out how to be a superhero. I read collected columns of “Dear Abby” (an advice columnist) every day.

The only advice I remember her giving was to a woman who was…


20 Ways To Deal With The Regrets That Will Kill You


I regret the most not spending more time with my children and thinking that killing myself would be a better option for them.

I was depressed. I was afraid I had let them down even before they were two years old.

I regret the girl I left because I thought I was going to go broke and she wouldn’t…


Mimi Makes A Million

I think I’m in love with Mimi Ikonn. Oh, and also her husband Alex Ikonn. Don’t want to confuse anyone!


How To Shortcut The 10,000 Hour Rule And Make Your Contribution To Life

Pierre Levegh killed 88 people in a car race. Even I am not that bad a driver. I’ve only almost killed one…


What I Learned About Leadership When I Interviewed The Biggest Drug Dealer In History

We want you to come out here and interview “Freeway Rick Ross” on stage.


The Six Best Tips From ‘On Writing Well’

My favorite writer on writing died. William Zinsser, author of “On Writing Well” died yesterday. He was 92 years old.


How To Make Millions With Idea Sex

Stan Weston had an idea that would change the lives of little boys forever. And then he made a really bad decision.


How Do I Know If I Should Take A Job At A Startup?

Imagine if someone asked “would you invest in this company?” Your answer is going to be similar. With a few additions.