Archive for ‘The James Altucher Show’

385 – How Failure Turned Me Into An Idea Machine

  “I’ve been following you for a couple of years,” Carolina said. “I read your book the Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth. And it really changed a lot of things for me in my life. I want to thank you for that book.” We were exactly one minute into the podcast. And I wanted to […] Read On…

384 – Maria Menounos: Finding Wellness: A Battle With Brain Cancer

“Is it is it fake when you’re wrestling?” I asked her. “No!” I was already getting yelled at. Then she said, “You wanna try?” But I turned Maria Menounos down. “I’m 50 and I break easily.” She laughed. You’ve seen Maria all over TV. On E! News, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Dateline, Today, Extra and […] Read On…

383 – Rob Corddry: The Idea of Character Building

I got to watch the new season of HBO’s Ballers before it came out. But it came with a message: “Everything might change.” I watched it all anyway. Because I was interviewing Rob Corddry (a.k.a “Joe” in Ballers). Rob usually plays this likable jerk character. He has some sympathy. But for the most part he’s […] Read On…

381 – The Power of Ask with Steve Cohen

Taylor Swift rejected me yesterday. Steve, my producer, emailed her publicist. I knew the answer would be “no,” but he did it anyway. I read the email they wrote back. And it fascinated me. They thanked Steve for asking. They said, “It’s great to hear from you.” And Steve thought… “Maybe, they’ll think ‘Why not?’” […] Read On…

379 – Lewis Howes: Where Do Breakthroughs Come From?

Lewis Howes is doing a TV show… he was told “No, not now” from Ellen Degeneres’s team. And six months later told “Yes” by Facebook. The show is called Inspiring Life with Lewis Howes. And it’s out now. “What’s it about?” He told me the premise: Lewis gets an audience together and an expert. They explore […] Read On…