James Altucher the Best-Selling Author of Choose Yourself and Host of The James Altucher Show On Reinventing Yourself and the American Dream, Episode 5


James Altucher is the author of several Wall Street Journal Best Selling books, including ‘Choose Yourself.’ There he suggests that we write 10 ideas every day to become an ideas machine. James has reinvented himself several times. His first career change was when he left his full-time role at HBO to build a tech start-up. James has co-founded 20 companies 17 of which have failed on paper yet have given him several life lessons. He is the host of widely popular podcasts The James Altucher Show and Ask Altucher. James is a venture capitalist. And these days, you can find James doing stand-up in local clubs including Stand Up NY.

Listen to episode #5 especially if you’re curious about James Altucher’s thoughts on:

  1. What does it feel like to reach a milestone birthday and hang around a younger crowd?
  2. How can we manage our energy including when it comes to a big component our emotional health and marriage?
  3. What are the perils of reinventing yourself in your career? How can you change careers with fewer scars?
  4. How is a career reinvention like a knight slaying a dragon?
  5. Why he brings up P&G as a platonic cubicle company? Why he makes fun of it?
  6. What James Altucher thinks about the ideal American dream vs. our individual dreams?
  7. What James thinks about different types of entrepreneurial ventures?
  8. How he thinks about family businesses along with the immigrant experience?
  9. What entrepreneurship ventures he has been a part of or how does he make a living? What sectors he is invested in right now beyond bitcoin and technology?
  10. How he would go about teaching someone how to be an entrepreneur?
  11. Whether he thinks he is a better entrepreneur vs. an investor?

In this episode, you’ll also hear how James Altucher thinks about making career decisions based on other’s expectations. Press play to hear this part 1 of a 2-part podcast episode.

This episode is brought to you by Career Outcomes Matter.

Now YOU can lead a SUCCESSFUL reinvention.  James Altucher in this episode goes into details on how reinventing yourself at any age come with some injuries because it’s like fighting a dragon. Work on your brand and you’ll be well-armored for a fight against any sized dragon.

As a career coach to several professionals around the world, the key to changing careers or reinventing yourself is having a clear and compelling personal brand on which to build your foundation.

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Melissa Llarena

Melissa helps movers and shakers up to those in the corner office rediscover what makes them unique so that they can land their dream job in a forward-thinking company where their ideas are listened to, valued, and supported.

She brings insights from having worked in 16-business units (including Human Resources) in NY, Paris, and London. Additionally, in her former corporate career, she worked on billion-dollar brands for P&G and on IBM for Ogilvy & Mather. Later, as the founder and CEO of Career Outcomes Matter, Melissa created a 3-step “sellable strengths” process which has been the centerpiece of her clients' results.

Melissa applies this method consistently to support mid-level professionals up to the c-suite to get into Fortune Global 500 organizations and agencies. She studied Psychology at NYU and earned her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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