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James Altucher


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by james:

Humans Have Always Been Entrepreneurs: No Excuses!

People often think an entrepreneur is about risk-taking and not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. Humans have always been one. → Read More

The James Altucher Show

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 t... → Read More

20 Pieces of Advice for My Brand-New 20 Year Old

Happy 20th birthday, honey. I love you more than I love at least 7 billion other people. → Read More

THE DAILY 1%: ten tips a day to improve life – James Altucher –

What’s the right diet? The right exercise? The right number to retire? The wrong people to be around? The right way to get rich? Is the world going crazy? The key is: every day focus on how to… → Read More


Judy Blume has sold 150,000,000 copies of her books. Books I read as a kid. Books I grew up on. Books that helped me survive the agony of growing from a child into an adult. Books make my life… → Read More

The Process To Get ANY Idea Off the Ground

24 years later Tony’s made this “idea” of comedy into a reality. And a career. So I wanted to know his process. And figure out how anyone can take these same techniques and apply it to their own project or side hustle. This is how you take your idea from the drawing board and put it in action, RIGHT NOW. → Read More

The Art of a Great Question – The Mission –

But I do. And when I feel this sensation of getting too comfortable, I know it’s time to make a drastic change. Cal Fussman felt the same way when he was 22. Before he became a master interview… → Read More

Do You Want To Have Money Or Impact?

One of the most famous people on television was on my podcast. I asked him, "Are you addicted to being relevan → Read More

Personal Growth: How to Give Yourself a Radical Upgrade

Every time I go broke, it feels like the same slow death. → Read More

Sheila Nevins: The HBO Producer Who Dawned the Era of the Human Experience

Before Sheila Nevins, no one cared about our human stories. [Listen to the FULL INTERVIEW with Sheila Nevins] “I felt that there could be performance in every man, that every man could perform his … → Read More

Elizabeth Smart: How She Endured Tragedy, Survived and Created Her New Normal

I was really nervous for this podcast. [Listen to the FULL INTERVIEW with Elizabeth Smart] Elizabeth Smart has been through so much trauma. And I’m sure everyone says that to her. Was she sick of h… → Read More

How to Get a Billion Dollar Idea

I wrote this article exactly 1 year ago. And sometimes I re-read it… to remind myself of everything Sara Blakely taught me. [Listen to the FULL INTERVIEW with Sara Blakely] She’s a self… → Read More

Seven Steps To Learn and Master Anything As Quickly As Possible

I hate learning.I wanted to learn how to trade stocks and I ended up losing my home.I wanted to learn how to p → Read More

Jeff Goins: Real Artists Don’t Starve

There’s nothing romantic about starving. There’s nothing cute about living off salvia. Everyone loves Beyonce and Jay-Z for their art AND their wealth. B... → Read More

The Amazing Power of Roots – The Mission –

After divorce, I moved back into the Chelsea Hotel. This was ten years ago. → Read More

Ryan Holiday: Competition is For Losers: Invent Your Own Category

I want this article to be good because Ryan’s my friend. And I like to think he’s reading this right now… He’s come on my podcast more than anyone ... → Read More

Ryan Holiday: Competition is For Losers: Invent Your Own Category

I want this article to be good because Ryan’s my friend. And I like to think he’s reading this right now… And I feel he’s become a true member of this community. He helped us shape what “choosing… → Read More

5 things I refuse to worry about this year

You can't predict what will happen in the next year, so there's no use worrying about it. → Read More

Jackie Martling: The Joke Man… I Talk with Howard Stern’s Former Lead Writer

I didn’t know how to scratch it. So I avoided it. Until I broke out into hives and finally forced myself on stage. I think it started when I interviewed Gary Gulman, one of the greatest comedians… → Read More

The Greatest Pleasures In Life – The Mission –

At age six, Jaqueline Du Pre, was running, cello over her head, down the performance hall where she was one of the performers that day. → Read More