Category: Life in Perspective
62 Posts
POSTED ON May 05, 2015 BY James Altucher

“I hate everyone I work with,” I told my astrologer / therapist. “I feel like everything I say is fake just so people can like me.” I had clients calling me at 4 in the morning asking for advice. Then they would forget to pay their bills. Years later I was calling new clients in… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 04, 2015 BY James Altucher

I feel I need to make a post about this. Tell a story. Make it poignant. But it’s really all I want to say: Get. Keep. Grow. It’s really hard to do those three things. It’s three different skills. Like with money. Getting it. Keeping it. Growing it. I’ve succeeded and failed at all three.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 29, 2015 BY James Altucher

I had to interrupt him. I was too curious. I thought I would die if I didn’t ask. Whenever you are curious about something, don’t forget to ask a question. Curious. Question….Curious ==> Question. The only things you will ever remember are the questions you ask when you are curious. Curiosity is the ONLY technique… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 23, 2015 BY James Altucher

“There are three types of people,” astronaut Chris Hadfield told me, “-1, 0, and +1″. Chris Hadfield spent 166 days in space in the space station ISS. While there he also sang “Space Oddity” and uploaded (or can you say “downloaded” in this case) the video to YouTube where it was viewed 25 million times.… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 20, 2015 BY James Altucher

Rich Roll was having a heart attack on his staircase. He was fat. He hated his work. He was unhappy. A few years later he ran, swam, biked, 703 miles in seven days when he was 45 years old. When he was 40 he had a job he was unhappy at but he was still… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 17, 2015 BY James Altucher

Not everyone can be a Mark Zuckerberg! Not everyone can be an Elizabeth Holmes, who dropped out of Stanford at 19, started a business in a basement, and is now a multi-billionaire. Not everyone can be a Bill Gates. Or a Beyonce (although Claudia wants to be Beyonce in her next life. Which I hope… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 10, 2015 BY Tommy Humphreys

Moving eulogy for Paul Reynolds, the late Canaccord Genuity boss, via GlobeandMail.com: Paul Reynolds When Paul Reynolds decided to do something, he went full bore. He turned his laser-like focus and boundless energy to the task at hand. He loved a challenge. A few years ago, on a warm summer night in Whistler, a close… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 07, 2015 BY James Altucher

My mom told me I looked disgusting. I was eating cereal. Reading a book. In a few minutes I would go to school. She had just woken up. Walked into the kitchen. Saw me. Said her thing. Not the worst thing in the world. Not something you can’t overcome. I was maybe 16. I liked… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 06, 2015 BY James Altucher

I lost my keys and was locked out my apartment. It was the middle of the night and I had nowhere to go. I left a message for the landlady. I tried to climb up the fire escape to see if I could sneak in but I’m afraid of heights. About two stories up, I… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 01, 2015 BY James Altucher

I want to be under water and float and not move. I love that feeling. Water completely surrounding me, I make every part of my body go limp. Thoughts rise up and create little thought bubbles above me on the surface. I don’t like to think too hard. When I float, I enjoy thinking of… Continue Reading

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