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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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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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English


Episodes

695 - How to Run For President (2.0) from the Campaign Manager's POV with Phillip Stutts

3/8/2021
Last month, I wrote an article about why I really want to Run For President in 2024, and Why You Should Run for President. I strongly believe that the two political party system is out of date, and everyone should have a platform and everyone should have a voice! To try to make this come true, and I have on the former Presidential Campaign Manager, Phillip Stutts, to talk about how do one runs for President, what should the narrative and platform be? Life should be full of experiments, and...

Duration:01:01:21

694 - Steven Pressfield: How do you find the "CODE" that you want to live your life by.

3/4/2021
"I sacrificed everything to do my writing" - Steven Pressfield said it in his first appearance on The James Altucher Show back in 2016, I didn't pursue the statement then. And now, Steven Pressfield, an American author of historical fiction, non-fiction, and screenplays, and also the author of one of my favorite books, The War of Art, comes on again to talk about this new book/ novel, MAN AT ARMS! This time, I used this opportunity to pursue the statement that he made in 2016. What does he...

Duration:01:33:35

693 - A World without Email with Cal Newport

3/2/2021
For the past year, I have been addicted to reading news even though I've promised myself years ago not to look at the news. However, the news nowadays doesn't portray the entire truth or sometimes flat out wrong, I felt like I have to translate them to the audience what was the real news. So because of that, I was reading the news a lot more, on social media a lot more, and even argue with the "keyboard warrior"! So much that I was burnt out, and completely stop all my social media...

Duration:01:18:10

692 - 2021 Coronavirus Update with Dr. Peter Openshaw from Imperial College London: The Variant, The Vaccine, and What do we know now!?

3/1/2021
Almost a year ago, I had Dr. Peter Openshaw from Imperial College on to talk about what we knew about the novel coronavirus. I especially loved his takes on the virus, because he was one of the few people that actually gave me the answer "I don't know", which was true because no one knew anything! We now know a lot more about the virus, especially Dr. Peter Openshaw! This time, I have him on to talk about what we know about the variant, how it actually transmits, updates on the vaccine, how...

Duration:00:51:16

691 - You Should Run For President (2.0)!

2/27/2021
I am running for US President in 2024. I have filed with FEC and I am officially a US Presidential Candidate. In the past 4 to 6 years, we have been through the most bizarre's election and presidential candidate. However, this shows that anyone, ANYONE, can be a president, or at least a presidential candidate! In this episode, I break down why one should run for President! Why you should consistently do experiments, how to skip the line. What's the worst thing that could happen? The worst...

Duration:00:45:11

The Companion Podcast: Learned from the BEST!

2/26/2021
It's the new meta-show! 'The Companion Podcast' for The James Altucher Show, where Jay Yow, the Producer, and Nathan Rosborough, the Post-Production Engineer, sit down and talk about what they learned during the last past month from The James Altucher Show! In this episode, we cover Cal Fussman's amazing Larry King stories, Angela Duckworth's Grit, Dr. Brian Keating's brilliant conversations, and more! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at...

Duration:00:32:32

690 - What does it mean to "Believe" in Science? Brian Keating

2/24/2021
Another episode with my good friend Dr. Brian Keating. This time, we discussed what does it mean to "Believe" in Science? What does it mean politically, religiously, and individually? And Brian actually points that, it could be anti-science if you believe in science! Listen to this episode and find out why! Brian Keating is the Chancellor’s Professor of Physics at UC San Diego. He hosts INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE (https://www.youtube.com/DrBrianKeating?sub_confirmation=1), a podcast about science,...

Duration:01:41:25

689 - Goodbye to Larry King with Cal Fussman (Part 2): Path to THE Storyteller

2/18/2021
IF you're listening to this episode, make sure you also listen to Episode 688: Goodbye to Larry King with Cal Fussman (Part 1): 1 Step Back, 2 Steps Forward. This is Part 2 of Cal Fussman telling his experience and stories with Larry King. In this episode, Cal describes how he went on his journey to become one of Larry King's close and best friends. From being invited to the breakfast table to writing a book for Larry. He also describes how he was encouraged by Larry, and become the great...

Duration:01:00:00

688 - Goodbye to Larry King with Cal Fussman (Part 1): Every Step Back, Is a Step Forward

2/18/2021
Cal Fussman, an American journalist, author, and the host of Big Questions Podcast with Cal Fussman, arguably one of Larry King's best friends, especially towards his later year. They have breakfast every morning for 13 years until the lockdown for Covid19 happened. Even then, Cal still tried to get together with Larry as much as he can. Larry has done more than 60,000 interviews, and he's the legend of the Radio host. So when I heard about Larry's past away, I have to call up Cal, other...

Duration:01:33:23

687 - Quiting your Job and Do what you love! with Joe Pompliano from Huddle Up

2/16/2021
Why did The Weeknd not take any pay and he even put up 7 Million Dollars for the Superbowl Half-Time show? And who are the 2 luckiest people in the NBA? Also, how to create one of the most interesting newsletters out there! In this episode, Joe Pompliano, Founder of The Huddle Up, joined me to talk about The Weeknd on the Superbowl Half-Time Show. And he breaks down how and why he quit his day job to focus on and do something he loves! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post...

Duration:00:48:52

My Favorite Things: 5 Artists That Choose Themselves and Rejected Money!

2/15/2021
I always fascinated by stories about artists who rejected thousands and millions of dollars so that they can keep their artist intergrity! In this episode, I discussed 5 artists/ entrepreneurs that rejected money to choose themselves and still come up top! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” and rate and review...

Duration:00:47:39

686 - A Farewell Episode to History Hyenas

2/11/2021
History Hyenas is arguably one of the best comedic history podcast out there! They have been doing it since 2018, and have tens of thousands of views on YouTube. However, in early 2021, they decided to end it, they wanted to end it on a high point! So I had to call up Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas to ask them, why are they quitting? I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this...

Duration:01:01:04

685 - "WHAT are the future of the Nature?" Under The White Sky With Elizabeth Kolbert

2/9/2021
Global Warming and natural disaster have been quite a "hot" topic these days with the rise of the hurricane, and the changes of temperature. WHAT do we know about carbon emission? Can we eliminate carbon emissions? Can we save species from going extinct? In this episode, I sat down with the American journalist, author, and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Elizabeth Kolbert to talk about her new book, Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future, and we break down exactly all the questions that I...

Duration:00:48:59

684 - Adam Grant: Why do you need to THINK AGAIN when you're thinking!

2/4/2021
Do you always think you know more than you do? Have you ever go with your first instinct, but then you realize after, your instinct might not be the right now! In this episode, Adam Grant, an American psychologist, and the author of some of my favorite books including this new one that just releases, Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know, even Bill Gates called this a must-read! Came on to talk about this new book, Think Again, and break down why should we re-think when we...

Duration:01:27:58

683 - Fast This Way with Dave Asprey

2/2/2021
Once again, we have Dave Asprey, an entrepreneur, creator of Bulletproof Coffee, and author on to talk about his new book Fast This Way: Burn Fat, Heal Inflammation, and Eat Like the High-Performing Human You Were Meant to Be. In this episode, we talked about what's the most efficient way to fast, and what are the essential F's you need to have a healthy lifestyle and boost your energy! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at...

Duration:01:13:19

682 - Stock Lesson 101: WHAT happened to The GameStop Short-Squeeze and WHY?

1/29/2021
In the past few weeks, GameStop and Hedge Fund have been dominating the news! You kept seeing the investing terms like "shorting the stocks" and "short squeeze". What really is actually going on? What does that mean? How does all that works? In this episode, I broke down what's really going on in the stock market? What does it mean to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and so on? If you like this episode, tweet at me @jaltucher I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what...

Duration:00:52:26

681 - What are The ATTRIBUTES you need to have to be successful? With Rich Diviney, retired Navy SEAL Commander

1/26/2021
What are the differences between Attribute, and Traits? What are the 25 key Attributes that you need to have to optimize your performance, how do you identify them within yourself, can you train your attribute, and were you or were you not born with it? In this episode, Rich Diviney, retired Navy SEAL Commander, Owner/ Founder of The Attributes, and the author of this brand new book, The Attributes: 25 Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance, came on and break down bits by bits of what are...

Duration:01:22:14

680 - Signs of Extraterrestrial life Beyond Earth with Avi Loeb

1/21/2021
Avi Loeb, Israeli-American theoretical physicist who works on astrophysics and cosmology, and author of Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth, claim that an alien object has visited our solar system in 2017! In this episode, I sat down with him and breakdown what was the possible explanations for the alien object, and are there any sign of alien out there that we've missed! How did he come to the conclusion that, IT IS an alien object! I write about all my...

Duration:01:00:20

679 - How I Will Evolve Into 'James Plus' with Jay Yow

1/19/2021
In this episode, Jay brought up a good question, How do you measure moral? Are moral and ethic measurable? And then we started talking about how did humans evolved themselves, how can you evolve to be the "plus" version of yourself. And also, how can you evolve yourself in a moral way! Enjoy! If you like this episode and this topic, feel free to tweet me at @jaltucher on twitter! I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast....

Duration:01:06:19

678 - *Not* The James Alutcher Show: The History of The James Altucher Show by Jay Yow and Nathan Rosborough

1/18/2021
This is a special/bonus episode that wasn't hosted by me but Jay Yow, The James Altucher Show Producer, and Nathan Rosborough, The James Altucher Show Audio Producer! By the time this came out, it would be the first time I am listening to this episode too! In this episode, Jay and Nathan talked about how Nathan started working on the show, how the show evolves, and what both of them learned from the show! If you like this episode, tweet at @jaltucher and @jay_yow07. I write about all my...

Duration:01:10:03