The James Altucher Show: Jesse Itzler on Becoming Self-Made

Jessee Itzler is a man of many things. He has a new book out – Living With the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness, Gratitude, and Focus. For this project, Jesse decided to live with monks for 15 days to see what he could learn. For his last book, titled Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet, he had a navy SEAL move in with him for 30 days, and he had to do everything he said to get himself in shape – not something you do every day.

To top that off, Jesse is the co-founder of Marquis Jet, one of the largest private jet card companies in the world, a partner in Zico Coconut Water, the founder of The 100 Mile Group and an owner of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks.

Enjoy!

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The Tim Ferriss Show: Sir Richard Branson — The Billionaire Maverick of the Virgin Empire

Sir Richard Branson (@richardbranson), founder and chairman of The Virgin Group, is a world-famous entrepreneur, adventurer, activist, and business icon. He has launched a dozen billion-dollar businesses and hundreds of other companies.

His new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, shares the candid details of a lifetime of triumphs and failures and provides an intimate look at his never-ending quest to push boundaries, break rules, and seek new frontiers.

Tim and Richard cover a lot, thank god for notes!

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The James Altucher Show Ep. 247 – Ramit Sethi Part 2: Challenge: Start Living Your Ideas Now

James Altucher sat down with personal finance guru, Ramit Sethi to discuss his new book, Your Move: The Underdog’s Guide to Building Your Business. This is part 2 of their discussion. Check it out for awesome thoughts on the crutches we use as a society that hold us back from pursuing our ideas, the nuances we discover only after DOING, how Ramit deals with being busy, and how to meet more successful people.

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The James Altucher Show Ep. 246 – Ramit Sethi: You Have Something People Would Pay For Right Now…

James Altucher sat down with personal finance guru, Ramit Sethi to discuss his new book, Your Move: The Underdog’s Guide to Building Your Business. Ramit is best know for his New York Times bestseller I Will Teach You to Be Rich. They get into everything from morning routines (or lack there of), avacado toast, and perhaps most important, how to find business ideas and start making money. Enjoy!

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The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour: How to Turn Failure into Success

“You will fall. And when you fall, the winner always gets up, and the loser stays down.”
-Arnold Schwarzenegger

In this episode, Tim discusses another frequently requested question from listeners. He has gathered some of the best advice about coping with frustrations and roadblocks, and — ultimately — learning how to turn failure into success.

These conversations are extremely valuable because they show you there is more than one way to achieve your goals. After more than 200 conversations with the world’s top performers, you start to spot certain patterns. These are the shared habits, hacks, philosophies, and tools that are the common threads of success, happiness, health, and wealth. Behind each success story is usually a lesson on how to overcome failure. Aside from Tim’s own take on the topic, this episode includes conversations with:

-Arnold Schwarzenegger
-Malcolm Gladwell
-Bryan Johnson
-A.J. Jacobs
-Shep Gordon

Enjoy!

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When To Quit – Tim Ferriss

Where’s the line between stubbornly pursuing an idea that isn’t working and the patience and persistence needed to actually make it work? In other words — when should you give up and quit and when should you push on?

Since this is something Tim has struggled with, I came to the conclusion that I should reach out to people who might have a better answer. So, Tim sent the question to the following entrepreneurs, authors, and innovators:

Scott Belsky
Seth Godin
James Altucher
Debbie Millman
Adam Robinson
Chase Jarvis
Rhonda Patrick

Their answers are a thorough overview of how to assess your own ideas and opportunities, and determine which ones are worth pursuing. Enjoy!

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