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I'm not even really sure how to write an introduction for a guy like James. He's one of my absolute favorite writers on the web. He's polarizing, he's hilarious, - and absolutely brilliant. To have him back a second time was absolutely awesome. See our episode, How to Reinvent Yourself with James Altucher. Here are some of the highlights from our chat:
  • A Look at Multiple Careers James Has Had James Altucher
  • Why You Must Continually Reinvent Yourself
  • The Importance of Positive Role Models
  • The Power of Making Other People Successful
  • How James Pulls Himself Up From Hitting Rock Bottom
  • What Resulted in the Success of StockPickr
  • A Simple Gratitude Exercise to Change The Way You Feel
  • The Brain Science Behind Your Days in Front of the Computer
  • Why Your Physical and Mental Health Matter So Much
  • How James Evaluates Businesses and Ideas 
  • The Seeds for the Choose Yourself Book 1717
  • Why Fortune 500 Companies are Systematically Firing Employees
  • How to Professionally Self-Publish and Choose Yourself
  • A Story About How James Singlehandedly Saved the US Stock Market
  • Three Things to Look for in Every Situation When You Write
  • James Expands on What Career Suicide Actually Means
  • A Small Army Strategy Approach to Book Marketing
Tweetable Insights Include:
  • If it doesn't bleed, it doesn't lead (Click to Tweet)
  • We want be entertained, we wanted to be educated, and we want the truth(Click to Tweet)
  • Everyday is about reinvention. You're never finished (Click to Tweet)
  • Everyday you should exercise your brain until it sweats (Click to Tweet)
  • A scarcity complex will never lead to any success in life (Click to Tweet)
  • I still don't know what I want to be when I grow up (Click to Tweet)
James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, author and blogger. He has founded or cofounded several companies and has also published several books on investing. His writing has been frequently published by media outlets, including The Financial Times, TheStreet.com, Techcrunch and The Huffington Post. You can follow him on twitter @jaltucher. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. Oh, and we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

Originally aired over 3 years ago.


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