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James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all who forged their own paths, found financial freedom and harnessed the power to create more meaningful and fulfilling lives.

James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all who forged their own paths, found financial freedom and harnessed the power to create more meaningful and fulfilling lives.

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United States

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James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all who forged their own paths, found financial freedom and harnessed the power to create more meaningful and fulfilling lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Julia Cameron gave me permission to Skip The Line (Re-Release)

8/5/2022
What is going on with the world in the past 3 years, especially the past few weeks? There is news about inflation, the economy, and reports of big tech companies planning to lay off their employees. With the uncertainties looming, we need something to take our minds off the news and calm our anxiety. I remember the podcast that I did with Julia Cameron, an American teacher, artist, poet, playwright, novelist, filmmaker, composer, journalist, and most of all, the author of "The Artist...

Duration:01:27:37

The important attributes to be successful in the modern world with Jeff Lerner

8/4/2022
If you miss part one of the episode, make sure you check out the previous episode title: Jeff Lerner gave me the most practical business advice to start businesses In this part two of the episode, Jeff Lerner, an American serial entrepreneur, mentor, speaker, influencer, and pianist, and I talked about the important attributes to be successful in the modern world! We talked about risk assessment, when to start, and what does it mean to be a millionaire in the United States? If you enjoy...

Duration:00:44:14

Jeff Lerner gave me the most practical business advice to start businesses

8/2/2022
Jeff Lerner, an American serial entrepreneur, mentor, speaker, influencer, and pianist, wrote an amazing business book. There are business books out there full of non-practical BS "WooWoo" advice, and this is not what happened to Jeff's book! Jeff's new book, Unlock Your Potential: The Ultimate Guide for Creating Your Dream Life in the Modern World is full of practical advices to start a business! We talked about Tai Lopez's stories, affiliate marketing, digital marketing agency and...

Duration:00:41:27

For Laughs: Life's Great Irony

7/30/2022
For the past few weeks, there have been a huge amount of uncertainties, there are talks about recession, inflation, and even lay-offs! So, I think the world deserves some laughter. So I decided to do a fun episode to bring some laughter, just like what I did back in the 2009 crisis when I stood in front of the NYSE and handed chocolates out to everyone walking in! In this episode, Jay Yow, The Producer of The James Altucher Show, and I sat down and talk about life's great irony! Some of the...

Duration:00:42:57

From The Chess Experience Podcast: My Success Strategies for Adult Improvers

7/28/2022
There are nitty-gritty ways to improve: like focusing on tactics or endgame study… But what about big picture improvement skills? Example: are there ways to speed up the learning process? How can you sustain motivation to get better at such a hard game? For some discussion on that, I brought National Master, James Altucher, who is also a successful author and entrepreneur… James has written several business & personal development books… Most relevant is Skip the Line, which teaches you...

Duration:01:09:42

How to beat someone who's better and more equipped than you? with Wally Green

7/26/2022
After sharing his origin story, how he went from being in a gang to the rising table tennis star. Wally Green, pro athlete and co-founder of Spin NY, taught me how to get into your opponent's mind, and win the mind game. He also shares that being forced into the corner during a game actually fires him up, and he also loves the feeling of beating someone who has had everything in life in terms of training, support systems, and money, while he has nothing to lose is the best feeling ever....

Duration:01:08:33

Wally Green: From Gang to Pro Table Tennis!

7/22/2022
Not everyone has the luxury of escaping their own childhood trauma, domestic violence, and being able to get out of a gang. Wally Green, pro athlete and co-founder of Spin NY, joined me on the podcast today to tell his origin story. How much abuse he had to endure from his stepfather, how was he betrayed by his own mother, how he was sent to Africa cause he was caught in possession of multiple guns, and how he managed to turn his life around! Listen to the episode and find out more! Visit...

Duration:01:20:05

The Villain's Journey of the Criminal Mastermind, Paul Le Roux with Evan Ratliff

7/21/2022
How does one become a criminal mastermind? How does one turn into a villain? In this episode, I was joined by Evan Ratliff, an American journalist, and author, to talk about his book, The Mastermind, A True Story of Murder, Empire, and a New Kind of Crime Lord. What is fascinating about his book, and his reporting is that Paul Le Roux, is like the criminal and crime lord equivalent of Elon Musk, where he is tech savvy, and well-versed in technology, and engineering! And at the same time,...

Duration:00:49:15

Kitboga: I scam the scammers and they yelled at me!

7/19/2022
Aren't you tired of all the robocalls? All the phone calls that claimed to be from IRS, student loan forgiveness, and especially those about the extended car warranty? In 2021, there are 59.4 million Americans have lost money to scam callers and lost a total amount of roughly $29.8 billion! Naturally, Jay The Producer also got the scam call claiming to be from Student Loan Forgiveness Program and the Extended Car Warranty Program (even though he did not own a car!) So much that he got...

Duration:01:14:50

Wall Street Insane! EP03: Betrayal of the decade!

7/15/2022
Another episode of Wall Street Insane! This is probably one of the most stressful stories that I have told. Imagine a company just got offered 40 Million Dollars, MILLION, and the owner refused to sell it because he wanted to "grow and scale" the company. I told everyone this if someone offers you more than 100% of what your company is worth, take it! Dan Kelly, my business partner, Omid Malekan, and I also talked about the betrayal of the decade! The first betrayal that I have seen in my...

Duration:00:35:39

Tipper X: I broke the law, I wore body wire for FBI 52 times and then... with Tom Hardin

7/14/2022
You have seen all the undercover cop's movies, and shows. However, do you know how is it like in real life? In this episode, Tom Hardin, codename, Tipper X, was once a junior trader in a hedge fund and was involved in insider trading. But, he got caught, and the FBI recruited him, and have him wear body wire as many as 52 times, to help them build all the cases around insider trading. Listen to this episode, where Tom shared his story on how he was involved in insider trading, how he got...

Duration:01:08:30

Supply chain, inflation, recession, is everything collapsing? with Jim Rickards

7/12/2022
Are you a pessimist or an optimist towards the state and the economy of the world? Do you think we are finally at the bottom, and we are slowly climbing back up? Or do you think the worst had yet to come? In this episode, I had a conversation/ mild debate with Jim Rickards, an American lawyer, economist, investment banker, speaker, media commentator, and author on matters of finance and precious metals about the state of the economy right now. We talked about what is the Fed doing about...

Duration:01:07:15

Almost Every Industry in the world is a Scam! with Dan Kelly and Omid Malekan

7/9/2022
Before we were supposed to tape the third episode of Wall Street Insane (if you haven't listened to the new series, make sure you go back and check it out!), Jay Yow, The Producer of The James Altucher Show, was talking about how Uber is losing money, how come are they still around, and what would happen if Uber fall? So, Dan Kelly, my business partner, and Omid Malekan, author of Re-Architecting Trust: The Curse of History and the Crypto Cure for Money, Markets, and Platforms break down...

Duration:00:33:57

JeVon McCormick: Don't be common, be the modern leader instead.

7/7/2022
JeVon McCormick has an unusual upbringing. Who gave him his first business advice? It was When he was nine years old, from his dad, who was a pimp! In this episode, JeVon McCormick, an American author, President, and CEO of Scribe Media told me his origin story, where he was working for his dad (a pimp), collecting money from prostitutes, did not go to college, and he rose up to be an extremely successful entrepreneur, and eventually became the CEO of Scribe Media, which was an excellent...

Duration:01:36:59

How to write a military thriller with Brandon Webb and John David Mann

7/5/2022
People always put you in a box when you have become successful in "the" one field and one genre. Sometimes, when people do try something new, that didn't usually work out for them. However, this is not what happened to Brandon Webb, a former United States Navy SEAL, SEAL Sniper course Head Instructor, and author, and John David Mann, an award-winning author. They both went on from being successful in writing non-fiction to, now thriller novel writers that not just have one book, but a...

Duration:01:02:16

Who Are You?: Joseph Harris: From stealing game accounts to a white hat hacker

7/1/2022
What do people normally do when they were 12 years old? Learning, playing, and maybe surviving? Joseph Harris, a former black hat hacker and now a white hat hacker, and bug bounty hunter, at age of 12 started stealing other people's game accounts, using social engineering to trick the email providers or game companies to hand him the data that he needs to hack and steal other people's account! In this episode, Joseph told the stories of how he went from stealing simple gaming accounts,...

Duration:01:10:08

The Redemption Arc of the Silicon Valley Porn Star with Jason Portnoy

6/30/2022
No matter how successful you're, or how rich you are, everyone has their own personal struggle that they are dealing with or had dealt with. Sometimes your issues and addiction get magnified when you get wealthier! In this episode, one of the PayPal Mafia, Jason Portnoy, Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, one of PayPal's first employees, and author, came on to talk about his origin story, his time with PayPal, and his addiction to porn, and sex. We also explore, why as successful as he is,...

Duration:00:50:10

The Relationship between Bitcoin, Money and Trust with Omid Malekan

6/28/2022
Like Omid Malekan, the author of The Story of the Blockchain, A Beginner's Guide to the Technology That Nobody Understands has said, money is primarily a trust-building mechanism. In this episode, after teasing so long, finally, Omid Malekan, comes on to talk about his new book, Re-architecting Trust, The Curse of History and The Crypto Cure for Money, Markets, and Platforms. We talked about the evolution from the barter system to gold, to cash to bitcoin. We also talked about the...

Duration:01:06:55

I Was Wrong(?) - College or Not College?

6/24/2022
There are a couple of things that I have been religiously writing about since 2005, and college is one of them! I have been getting hate and lost friends over this topic, and the articles that I wrote about college! So, In this episode of I Was Wrong, I sat down with Robyn and Jay (The Engineer) to talk about was I wrong about colleges? Has my view shifted after all these years? What are the statistics on the salary of college graduates vs non-college graduates? What is happening in the...

Duration:00:52:14

The conversation with Galileo Galilei with Dr. Brian Keating

6/23/2022
Have you ever thought about why Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer willing risks his life to speak out about science against the will of the church at that time? How was science back then? So, our dear pod friend, Dr. Brian Keating, an American physicist, podcaster, and author, came on to talk about his project of making the first-ever audiobook that was written by Galileo Galilei, and we also brainstorm on how we could better monetize the projects and future...

Duration:01:10:10