Blog Category: Choose Yourself

Gary Vaynerchuk: Ten Things I Learn From Gary Vaynerchuk

Episode 260: Set a Flag on YOUR Thing Is Gary Vaynerchuk a lunatic? This is what I ask myself every time I sit down to interview him. He’s everywhere. He’s constantly spreading…

Episode 260: Set a Flag on YOUR Thing Is Gary Vaynerchuk a lunatic? This is what I ask myself every time I sit down to interview him. He’s everywhere. He’s constantly spreading a message I strongly believe in: if you don’t choose yourself, someone else will and the results won’t be good. For Gary, “choosing […]

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Farnoosh Torabi: Flipping the Mic – Farnoosh Interviews Me

Episode 236: Farnoosh Interviews Me She was my partner in crime. Farnoosh recently hosted her own show on CNBC. She also has a super popular podcast. And she’s a successful book author…

Episode 236: Farnoosh Interviews Me She was my partner in crime. Farnoosh recently hosted her own show on CNBC. She also has a super popular podcast. And she’s a successful book author and all around writer. But to me she’s more than that. From 2006 to 2008 we did videos together every day. We would […]

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Ep. 183: Jenny Blake – Pivot: The Difference Between Making Millions and Failure…

I had to stop trying to get ahead. There are 8 million people in New York City. And 7 billion in the world. That’s 875 New York Cities. You can’t get ahead.…

I had to stop trying to get ahead. There are 8 million people in New York City. And 7 billion in the world. That’s 875 New York Cities. You can’t get ahead. Information is compounding. Technology is growing exponentially. Nothing is predictable—except maybe your expectations. But not your success. I used to complain. Now I […]

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Ep. 168 – Tony Hawk: Don’t Stand Still

I was getting good at saying, “no thank you” to certain thoughts. Sometimes it was just conversations I didn’t want to have. Like this one I’m writing. If I were sitting with…

I was getting good at saying, “no thank you” to certain thoughts. Sometimes it was just conversations I didn’t want to have. Like this one I’m writing. If I were sitting with you, I doubt I’d say any of what I’m about to. I guess that’s why I ask questions. Because maybe you know something I don’t. […]

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Ep. 167 – Greg Zuckerman: The Other Way to Choose Yourself

The last time I felt lucky was Friday when I overheard a woman crying nearby. I smiled inside knowing the closest I could come to feeling her pain is in the space…

The last time I felt lucky was Friday when I overheard a woman crying nearby. I smiled inside knowing the closest I could come to feeling her pain is in the space between understanding and wondering. I didn’t ask questions. I didn’t want to be rude. I heard her say, “But she’s still with us.” […]

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Matt Barrie: How To Get Paid Doing What You Love

What are you best at? Whatever it is, you should do it more often and get paid for it, too. Unless if it’s sex. That’s illegal. Do you know the ultimate site…

What are you best at? Whatever it is, you should do it more often and get paid for it, too. Unless if it’s sex. That’s illegal. Do you know the ultimate site to choose yourself (besides jamesaltucher.com)? It’s freelancer.com. It’s “a global market for services” and “the eBay for jobs.” My guest today, Matt Barrie, […]

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