Latest Episodes

Ep. _ — The 2 Biggest Financial Risks You Could Make in a Lifetime

James Altucher & Steve Cohen

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Between owning a home and going to college you cost yourself between one and five million dollars. I used to have two homes. Before I lost all my money. People say owning a home is a great financial investment. It’s not. It’s financial suicide. For a lot of reasons. 1. YOU CAN’T GET YOUR MONEY […] READ MORE

Between owning a home and going to college you cost yourself between one and five million dollars. I used to have two homes. Before I lost all my money. People say owning a home is a great financial investment. It’s not. It’s financial suicide. For a lot of reasons. 1. YOU CAN’T GET YOUR MONEY […] READ MORE

Ep. 442 — Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Lessons From a Supreme Court Justice on How to Persuade & Convince

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I went to Washington for this interview. And recorded in Justice Sotomayor’s office. It felt more romantic than a library. Not the interview. Just the place. This is where history is made. I wanted to know how she rose up. How does someone become true and good? Some people don’t know how to explain their […] READ MORE

I went to Washington for this interview. And recorded in Justice Sotomayor’s office. It felt more romantic than a library. Not the interview. Just the place. This is where history is made. I wanted to know how she rose up. How does someone become true and good? Some people don’t know how to explain their […] READ MORE

Ep. _ — James Altucher & Steve Cohen

Q’s from Twitter: The Advice I Give My Daughter About Purpose, Books I Re-Read, Procrastination Decoded & More

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I read somewhere that Bill Gates won’t stop reading a book. Even if it’s bad. He has to finish it. Bill Gates is stupid. I quit books all the time. What if Bill Gates dies while forcing himself to read a book he doesn’t want to read? And then people find his dead body, in […] READ MORE

I read somewhere that Bill Gates won’t stop reading a book. Even if it’s bad. He has to finish it. Bill Gates is stupid. I quit books all the time. What if Bill Gates dies while forcing himself to read a book he doesn’t want to read? And then people find his dead body, in […] READ MORE

Ep. 441 — James Altucher & Steve Cohen

Entrepreneur vs. Employee: They’re Both Great & They Both Suck. Here’s How to Make the Best of Both

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I was making $27,600 a year. I tried to find another job. I got two offers. HBO offered me $40k a year. JP Morgan, at the same time, offered me $80K. I turned down JP Morgan. For two reasons: I was serious about my freedom. And I loved HBO. I loved entertainment. It wasn’t an […] READ MORE

I was making $27,600 a year. I tried to find another job. I got two offers. HBO offered me $40k a year. JP Morgan, at the same time, offered me $80K. I turned down JP Morgan. For two reasons: I was serious about my freedom. And I loved HBO. I loved entertainment. It wasn’t an […] READ MORE

Ep. 440 — Gretchen Rubin

How to Feel Calm & Get Rid of Mental Clutter

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I’d say, “I got rid of everything I own. Except for 15 things.” I’d get three reactions. And I could tell who you were based on the question you asked me next. You could be type 1: THE PERSON WHO WANTS TO CHOOSE THEMSELF. They asked, “Why would you do that? Are you crazy?” Type […] READ MORE

I’d say, “I got rid of everything I own. Except for 15 things.” I’d get three reactions. And I could tell who you were based on the question you asked me next. You could be type 1: THE PERSON WHO WANTS TO CHOOSE THEMSELF. They asked, “Why would you do that? Are you crazy?” Type […] READ MORE

Ep. 439 — Eddie Ibanez

Data... Threat or a Means to Make Money?

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Utility companies love meth labs. They’re good customers. They use 4x the power of their neighbors. Power companies know this. “But they didn’t care as much,” Eddie Ibanez said. He’s the biggest cybersecurity hacker I know. The U.S. government contracted him to find terrorists and other “threats” (i.e. meth labs). I wanted to know how […] READ MORE

Utility companies love meth labs. They’re good customers. They use 4x the power of their neighbors. Power companies know this. “But they didn’t care as much,” Eddie Ibanez said. He’s the biggest cybersecurity hacker I know. The U.S. government contracted him to find terrorists and other “threats” (i.e. meth labs). I wanted to know how […] READ MORE

Ep. 438 — Brad Meltzer

Our Country’s Secrets (Untold Stories From the CIA & Secret Service)

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“So I was in Secret Service headquarters and…” “Wait!” I had to interrupt. “What do you mean? Why’d the Secret Service want to talk to you?” I didn’t understand. Because Brad Meltzer is a writer. He’s written 11 bestselling thriller novels. So how did he get inside? “I always talk to the top CIA guys […] READ MORE

“So I was in Secret Service headquarters and…” “Wait!” I had to interrupt. “What do you mean? Why’d the Secret Service want to talk to you?” I didn’t understand. Because Brad Meltzer is a writer. He’s written 11 bestselling thriller novels. So how did he get inside? “I always talk to the top CIA guys […] READ MORE

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