Archive for ‘The James Altucher Show’

401 – Chip Conley: How To Find Your Calling At Age 50 (Or Older)

People always ask “What number do I need to retire?” Which really means “Do I have enough?” “Will I have enough?” “Can I survive?” “Will I be happy?” But people aren’t retiring as much as they used to. People are reinventing. They’re working longer. Or starting something new. They’re getting a second wind. But that […] Read On…

400 Podcasts = 400 “Yes’s”

Today, my 400th podcast releases. 400 episodes = 400 “yes’s” “Yes’s” from Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, Tyra Banks, Tiffany Haddish, Garry Kasparov, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Tony Hawk, Arianna Huffington and the list goes on (by #392). But first, I had to say “yes.” I’ve written a lot about podcasting and what I’ve learned… Why You […] Read On…

HOW I CRUSHED NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON’S DREAMS

I didn’t plan on telling Neil deGrasse Tyson that I don’t believe in his dreams. But that’s what I did. I told him, “You’re living a dream life.” “I still have this fantasy,” he said. “It could be a fantasy but I’d rather it not be, but the fantasy is that one day, sooner rather […] Read On…

396 – Michael Ovitz: The Most Cut-Throat, Competitive Business in The World… How He Changed Hollywood

My favorite movies wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for Michael Ovitz. Jurassic Park, Michael Ovitz Ghostbusters, Michael Ovitz. Schindler’s List, Michael Ovitz. I asked him about dominating an industry, hard work, spotting talent and his bestselling book “Who is Michael Ovitz?” He told me why entertainment is “the most cut-throat, competitive, difficult business in the […] Read On…