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I’m the Worst Judge of Character

I wanted to raise some money. My neighbor said, “Meet my boss. He runs a hedge fund.” I met the boss. He gave me the tour of the office. Everyone was buying…

I wanted to raise some money. My neighbor said, “Meet my boss. He runs a hedge fund.” I met the boss. He gave me the tour of the office. Everyone was buying and selling stocks. Then we sat in the boss’s glass office. We could see all the employees and they could see us. He […]

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The 10,000-Experiment Rule!

Tracy Morgan stopped by the club. I said, “Want to go on up?” He said, “I got nothing. I got nothing… Ahh, whatever. I’ll go up. I’M TRACY MORGAN!” He went up…

Tracy Morgan stopped by the club. I said, “Want to go on up?” He said, “I got nothing. I got nothing… Ahh, whatever. I’ll go up. I’M TRACY MORGAN!” He went up for 20 minutes just spewing jokes nonstop. Everyone was laughing. He had this raw energy. He was shouting and laughing. And making faces. […]

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Greenland: Let’s Buy It and Save the World”

I’m disappointed. I wrote this up as a crowdfunding project for Kickstarter. They rejected me (within seconds). Then I put it up on GoFundMe. I actually started raising money. But then they…

I’m disappointed. I wrote this up as a crowdfunding project for Kickstarter. They rejected me (within seconds). Then I put it up on GoFundMe. I actually started raising money. But then they rejected me (within days). I guess they didn’t think I was serious. But I am. I’m very serious. — HERE’S WHY WE NEED […]

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Why Valedictorians Often Don’t Succeed

It’s Altucher’s Book Club time! This week, we recommend two books: “F*ck Whales” by Maddox and “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” by Eric Barker. I discuss both books in the video below.…

It’s Altucher’s Book Club time! This week, we recommend two books: “F*ck Whales” by Maddox and “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” by Eric Barker. I discuss both books in the video below. It also features one friendly guest appearance and my favorite game! In the video, you’ll find out why it’s stupid to follow your […]

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I’m Easily Manipulated — Are You?

“I won’t love you unless…” “I won’t give you that promotion unless…” The manipulator is never the stranger down the street. It’s your friend, your boss, your romantic partner, your employee, your…

“I won’t love you unless…” “I won’t give you that promotion unless…” The manipulator is never the stranger down the street. It’s your friend, your boss, your romantic partner, your employee, your customer. “I can’t believe you won’t do this one thing for me…” — I have these holes and it’s hard for me to […]

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Don’t Be a Dick… And 10 Other Things I Learned the Hard Way About Leadership

They fired me. They fired me as CEO. Then they fired me as a board member. Then they took away my shares. And now none of them ever talk to me. I…

They fired me. They fired me as CEO. Then they fired me as a board member. Then they took away my shares. And now none of them ever talk to me. I started the company, I had the initial idea, I raised $30 million for it from A+ investors (i.e. “rich people”), I bought two […]

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Those Who Mind Don’t Matter, and Those Who Matter Don’t Mind (and Other Lessons I’ve Learned From Dr. Seuss)

Ted Geisel cheated on his wife with his neighbor. Then his wife killed herself. He then married his neighbor. Ted is one of the bestselling authors in history but because of the…

Ted Geisel cheated on his wife with his neighbor. Then his wife killed herself. He then married his neighbor. Ted is one of the bestselling authors in history but because of the above I almost didn’t want to write this. But I learned so much from his books. I still live by what I learned […]

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