Leaving behind everything to chase our dreams is terrifying. Could you give up everything and dedicate yourself 100% toward one goal? Judy Joo tells us how she went from working as a high-paid Wall Street analyst to going back to school in order to learn how to be a chef. http://www.stansberryradio.com/James-Altucher/Latest-Episodes/Episode/645/Ep-30-Iron-Chef-Judy-Joo-How-She-Quit-Wall-Street-To-Choose-Herself
Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic strip and author of How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, talks about his career and how it landed him exactly where he wanted to be. He shares with us the real story to his cartoonist career. From a boring corporate job to getting paid to just doodle at home... he shares how this rare scenario developed. http://www.stansberryradio.com/James-Altucher/Latest-Episodes/Episode/736/Ep-47-Scott-Adams-The-Secret-to-Dilbert-s-Success
This interview will reveal a side to Kamal Ravikant that many people have not seen before. He shares his past... His experiences will remind listeners that everything can change in the blink of an eye. http://www.stansberryradio.com/James-Altucher/Latest-Episodes/Episode/634/Ep-28-Kamal-Ravikant-How-to-Become-an-Angel-Investor-with-Only-1000
Gregory Zuckerman is a Special Writer at The Wall Street Journal. He writes about hedge funds, big financial trades and other investing topics, and regularly pens the widely read "Heard on the Street" column. He was part of a team that won the 2007 Gerald Loeb award, the highest honor in business journalism, for breaking news coverage of the collapse of hedge fund Amaranth Advisors.
Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the Force may just be against you. Jim Luceno author of three Star Wars novels and a couple of feet of other books joins James to talk about careers and everything Star Wars. Sometimes hard work isn't enough. Often you need to look for out-of-the-box solutions... You have to stick with it... you may get lucky.
Adam Grant, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's youngest tenured professor, and author of one of the best books of 2013 – Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success. Helpfulness is Adam's message.
Carol Leifer's new book, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Crying offers great tips and tricks for getting ahead. Not everything in life is going to work in your favor but your attitude on how you deal with this can set you apart.
Nassim Taleb, author of Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder, and James talk about several ways that disorder in your life will actually make you stronger. As Nassim tells James in the interview, "If you don't have variability in your life, you are not human." http://www.stansberryradio.com/James-Altucher/Latest-Episodes/Episode/727/Ep-45-Nassim-Taleb-Why-You-Should-Embrace-Uncertainty
If you are familiar with the hit song "Just a Friend" then you already know at least one of his many hits. From making it as one of the top names in hip-hop to "choosing himself" and losing 150 pounds... Biz Markie shares it all! http://www.stansberryradio.com/James-Altucher/Latest-Episodes/Episode/670/Ep-35-Biz-Markie-The-Best-and-Worst-Interview-You-ll-Ever-Hear