WILL YOU BE 1% BETTER TODAY?

WILL YOU CHOOSE YOURSELF?

YES, YES I WILL!

Hi, I'm James

I’m an entrepreneur and angel investor. I’ve achieved the rank of chess master. And I’m the author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling book “Choose Yourself.” I’ve started 20 companies, 17 of which have failed. But I’ve learned a lot along the way.

If you’ve ever been stuck—in a job you hate, in a house you can’t afford, in a life you don’t want, in your own depressed mind, anything— I want to help you.

Why? Because I get it. I’ve been there. And I want to tell you how I freed myself so maybe you can start to free fyourself, too.

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That was many years ago and a lot has happened since then. I now get to do what I love every day. I get to write books that mean something to me, and I get to share my thoughts on this blog. I get to interview really incredible people on my top-10 rated podcast, “The James Altucher Show.” I contribute articles to sites like The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance, and Business Insider.

And it’s all in pursuit of my greatest mission: to help other people choose themselves, too.


MY FIRST “CHOOSE YOURSELF” BOOK CHALLENGE

I desperately wanted to publish a novel because I wanted to disguise the real me. I wanted women to think I was interesting and maybe they would agree to go on a…

I desperately wanted to publish a novel because I wanted to disguise the real me. I wanted women to think I was interesting and maybe they would agree to go on a date with me. The four novels I wrote from 1990-1995 were rejected by hundreds of publishers. Were they bad? Probably. But I wish […]

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Small Habits That Help Achieve Bigger Results

I get scared every time I do a podcast. I’m shy and I’m afraid I’ll seem stupid and that the guest won’t like me. I’m afraid they will not like me. I’m…

I get scared every time I do a podcast. I’m shy and I’m afraid I’ll seem stupid and that the guest won’t like me. I’m afraid they will not like me. I’m afraid they will yell at me. I’m afraid they will think I’m unprepared. Or that the listeners will hate the show. That I’m […]

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16 Things That Separate Good Podcasts from Average Ones

Biz Markie, the rapper from the 80s, hung up on me during our podcast. I made so many mistakes. After he hung up I had to decide what to do with that…

Biz Markie, the rapper from the 80s, hung up on me during our podcast. I made so many mistakes. After he hung up I had to decide what to do with that podcast. So I had the engineer play it back and I commented over the podcast all the mistakes I made. I’m sorry, Biz […]

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