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.


Time To Quit

I lost my keys and was locked out my apartment. It was the middle of the night and I had nowhere to go. I left a message for the landlady.


Are You A Quit-Switcher or A Switch-Quitter?

Kid musicals are the worst.

Can you imagine: waking up and saying, “I have to see that awful musical being put on by 10…


The Benefits Of Being A Total Zero

“There are three types of people,” astronaut Chris Hadfield told me, “-1, 0, and +1”.
Chris Hadfield spent 166 days in space in the space station ISS.


The 1000th Post On How To Find Your Passion In Life

I had to interrupt him. I was too curious. I thought I would die if I didn’t ask.


What Happens When You Turn On Your Inner Addict?

Rich Roll was having a heart attack on his staircase. He was fat. He hated his work. He was unhappy.


33 Tips To Being A Better Writer — Plus One Key To Creativity I Forgot To Tell You About

I wrote a blog post that was horrible. Claudia said, “People won’t relate.”


The One Commandment of Jesus


We were all beating each other up because of Jesus. We were six years old and half of us were Jews and half were Christians.


Are You The Exception or The Rule?

Not everyone can be a Mark Zuckerberg! Not everyone can be an Elizabeth Holmes, who dropped out of Stanford at 19, started a business in a basement, and…


How To Get An MBA From Eminem


In 2002 I was driving to a hedge fund manager’s house to hopefully raise money from him. I was two hours late. This was pre-GPS and I had no cell phone. I was…


The Fastest Way To Choose Yourself

Steve Dinisio is the Angel of Death for failed businesses. When a business fails, the owner makes two calls. One to the bank and the next call to Steve.


The One Score That Can Improve Your Writing With A Single Click

I did an experiment. I can’t wait to tell you about it.