Ask Altucher (business)






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When we are hurt by a loved one, we are usually wounded in more ways than one...

Maybe your ego was shot down, your emotions were toyed with, or you mentally cannot handle that someone has broken up with you.

Is there a quick fix for these feelings?

Or is there some secret process that makes a breakup any easier?

Today James and Aaron go through what they have found that works for them when faced with this situation.

You'll hear the helpful tips that are guaranteed to make you feel better... they may seem like common sense, but chances are you forgot how beneficial these daily routines can be.

Plus, are you being "the Chooser" or "the Chosen?"...

Aaron explains how this has become his dating philosophy... It could be something that will change all of your future relationships.

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Category:business -- posted at: 10:41am EDT

Increased productivity is something that most of us strive for whether it's in our professional or personal life...

But how do you become more productive?

Do you cut down on interruptions or social activities?

How about turning off the TV, or limiting e-mail, computer, and cell phone use?

What if adding more distractions and activities could be the solution?

Today, James shares what he does to improve his productivity each day... and his methods might surprise you...

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Category:business -- posted at: 10:23am EDT

Everyone at one point in time has dealt with procrastination...


What does it stem from?


How do you overcome it?


Are you listening to yourself? Is your body trying to tell you something that maybe you are unaware of?


Do you punish yourself for procrastinating? Today's Ask Altucher will give you a different perspective on your life and the tasks that you come across.


Could delaying a task actually benefit you more than harm you?


If you do things you don't like to do, you're going to end up angry at yourself, resentful of the people around you, and frustrated with life in general.


That unhappiness and frustration will cause you to procrastinate, and ultimately hate your job or the tasks that you "have to do."


But today, you could be on the path to a happier, more successful, and more peaceful life... And James tells you exactly how to do just that.

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Category:business -- posted at: 10:19am EDT

There are no experts out there...

That whole universe of people who claim that they're experts, they're all wrong.

But more than likely, you still look for knowledge beyond your own to improve some part of your life.

Maybe like James you seek advice to better yourself emotionally, physically, or mentally.

The one thing to keep in mind here is that motivation comes in different forms, and what works for one person won't necessarily work for everyone...

For James, this meant writing his own daily practice of advice to follow... He knew what worked for him and he was going to stick to it.

If you found something that has helped improve your life, wouldn't you want to share that with the world...?

Today, you'll hear James' own reasoning behind the publishing of Choose Yourself.

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Category:business -- posted at: 9:33am EDT

Nothing happens overnight...

But is there a quick way to become a successful writer?

Today you will find out from a self-publishing guru just how easy it is to get your writing material to the public and get paid to do it.

First thing you will need to do is build your audience.

Submit lots of different ideas for articles to publications that pay.

Write a book, then write a second, a third, and a fourth. Once you realize that the best way to market your book is to keep writing more, you will already be halfway there...

Amazon is a great alternative to the mainstream publishing "gate-keepers," and James maps out the best way for somebody to start taking action.

You are not trying to hit the New York Times best-sellers list. You are trying to create a steady stream of income from what might just be a 30-page book.

In today's Ask Altucher, you will learn how to build your writing material and start generating income today.

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Category:business -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

James admits he has no qualifications to dish out advice to individuals...

Yet, people still ask James "What would you do?"... "What should I do?"

The reason for this is because James has been thrown out of school, failed 17 out of 20 businesses, made a lot of money, lost a lot of money, and made it back again.

He has been through a lot and knows ways around the "gate-keepers" of the industries.

That's the real secret to this show...

How to have a better life, make more money, have more fun, start a profitable business, make great investments, and accomplish your dreams by ignoring conventional wisdom and following proven alternative paths.

James has been there, done that, and is here to answer your questions and provide you with different solutions that you may have just overlooked.

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Category:business -- posted at: 10:31am EDT

Have you been out of work for some time?

Are you a stay-at-home parent?

Or, maybe you are just setting out on your career journey and are unsure where to start...

In today's Ask Altucher, James breaks down several ways for an individual to make some extra income from the comfort of their home.

The key concept to pay attention to is "learn how to sell"...

If you can understand the importance of storytelling, you're already halfway there.

So get your idea muscle ready and dive right into it.

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Category:business -- posted at: 9:46am EDT

With hundreds of ideas and thoughts, how do you go about organizing them so that they make sense and could possibly turn into something great?

Today, James goes through the types of lists that he creates every day and tells you how he is able to execute certain ideas.

James writes between one thousand and three thousand words a day, every day.

Maybe you won't write that much to start with... but if you take the time and keep building your idea muscle you will be amazed with what could be lurking in the shadows of your mind.

One task James asks you to do is... if you can't come up with one good idea then you need to come up with 20 bad ideas...

"Choose yourself"... Challenge yourself... Because you owe it to yourself!

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Category:business -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

If you know anything about James Altucher, you know how strongly he feels about people exercising their idea muscle every day.

Well... today you get the inside look at James' ideas.

Some of his ideas might seem ridiculous but the whole point to this, which you will start to see, is that it's all about quantity not quality.

Inventions, book ideas, businesses, his lists go on and on... if you have a pen and paper and random thoughts... you are already halfway there.

Take the time to "choose yourself" and funnel these thoughts into written words and you might just find that "million-dollar" idea...

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Category:business -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

Quick and easy money?

Or are there too many downsides to this lucrative, yet extremely risky, idea?

Are you considering the disadvantages to your health?

Are you willing to risk your relationships with your loved ones?

James says the only people that make money in Wall Street are the people who are doing illegal things, people that hold forever, and the people who hold for a trillionth of a second...

Everyone thinks that they are smart enough, quick enough and lucky enough to day-trade... but are you that one in a million who really can succeed?

Or are you reaching for a dream that is never going to come true and have failed to realize that the house always wins.

James goes through the good, the bad, and the ugly, and the real TRUTH of day-trading...

Direct download: Ep8_AskAltucher.mp3
Category:business -- posted at: 11:27am EDT