The Emotional Truth of Tucker Max

3-time NY Times best-selling author, Tucker, shares his story of lost opportunities and self-destruction, and how the key to getting over traumas is to give away what you never had.

In this episode, hear:

  • Turning luck into talent
  • Why “fake it ’til you make it” doesn’t work
  • The dirty secret of successful creatives
  • Separating yourself from your work
  • The elements of telling stories

Resources:

Tucker’s website

I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell – Book

Mating Grounds podcast

Book in a Box

Quotes

“You never create success by doing what was successful last time. You create success by figuring out how to combine the need and how you can meet that need.” ~Tucker Max

“Your story needs to be about truth and honesty and vulnerability.” ~Tucker Max

“People who are working 80 hours a week are doing it because they have something they don’t want to face.” ~Tucker Max

“The only emotions that cripple you are the ones you fail to accept or acknowledge.” ~Tucker Max

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