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James Altucher

Posts by Author

James Altucher

How to Build Company Culture

What Southwest and Home Depot Taught Me About Company Culture

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/30/2018

While a company’s mission is almost certainly customer-centric, its ultimate success hinges on lifting up employees on the inside before catering to customer need. Here’s the best way to do that.

3 Reasons to Take a Vacation

The 4 Most Important Reasons to Take a Vacation This Year

By Jeff Steen | 04/26/2018

Vacations have slowly gone out of vogue in America. More time is spent working and less time is spent relaxing. It’s so bad, we’ve forgotten HOW to relax. That’s why this article tackles the three main reasons vacations aren’t a luxury—they’re a necessity.

How to Use Chess to Become a Better Leader

How to Use Chess Strategy to Up Your Leadership Game

By Jim Egerton | 04/25/2018

This age-old game is more than just a stimulating hobby. The principles and strategies of chess have ready application in the workplace, particularly for management. Here’s how they can help you become a better business leader.

How (and When) to File for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy 101: The Facts Everyone Should Know

By Chad Champion | 04/25/2018

We never imagine filing for bankruptcy, and it’s often too late to learn about it when we have to. Educate yourself now with this guide to the what, when, why, and how of bankruptcy.

3 Most Effective Ways to Communicate with Customers

The 3 Most Effective Ways to Communicate with Customers

By Bedros Keuilian | 04/24/2018

Customer service isn’t just about nodding and smiling. How do you turn a possible crisis into an opportunity? By leveraging these 3 crucial (but often ignored) communications tactics.

Why You Should Read 7 Books at a Time

Why You Should Read 7 Books at a Time

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/23/2018

Reading is good for you, but reading 7 books simultaneously is even better. Why? The variety, balanced wisdom, and actionable ideas combine to give you a serious leg up in life. Here’s what I’m reading right now.

How to Defeat Jet Leg

7 Ways to Beat Jet Lag and Make the Most of Every Trip

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/20/2018

Don’t let airplane travel derail your vacation or work trip! Use these 7 time-tested techniques for ensuring maximum travel productivity and fun.

10 Habits for Success

If You Don’t Start These 10 Habits, You Won’t Be Successful

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/19/2018

Success isn’t about luck or chance. It’s about intentionally creating a path and following it—until you’ve achieved every goal. These are the 10 habits that made me successful, and are the key to your own success.

Be You. Be Proud.

Why Try to Be Someone Else When You’re Already the Best at Being You?

By Joey Percia | 04/19/2018

The world is full of copycats. But they can only go so far in life, until their inauthentic selves are found out and people shut them out. Take a different path and learn how to be the best YOU that you can be.

Don't Buy These 4 Things

These Are the 4 High-Priced Items You Should Never Buy

By Jeff Steen | 04/18/2018

2018 is bound to be a bumpy year—in large part because the traditional path to equity-building is out the window. Don’t make the mistake of investing in the wrong things; steer clear of these four high-priced items.

How to Be a Good Leader

What a Good Leader Does to Ensure Growth and Opportunity

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/17/2018

It may seem like guiding your team to profit and success is clear. But many of today’s leaders miss the boat on the key principles of stellar leadership. Learn how to lead well both within and without the walls of the business.

How to Deal with Negative People

4 Ways to Deal With Negative People

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/16/2018

Negativity is all around us, but that doesn’t mean you have to buy into it. In fact, there are tried-and-true methods for dealing with constant complainers and grumps. Here are 4 that will save you almost every time you have to deal with a negative person.