James Altucher

James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, chess master, best-seller writer and host of three high ranking podcasts. He’s started and sold many businesses, and has been involved in advising over 40 companies, several of which sold for large exits. James has also been inspiring people in person through hundreds of events around the world, through his books, and through weekly Q&A Twitter sessions, speaking on topics including: jobs, wealth, stress, fear, anxiety, business, love, money and relationships.

His writing has appeared in major national media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Observer, Tech Crunch, and Thought Catalog. His incredibly candid blog, The Altucher Confidential, has attracted more than 25 million readers since its launch . He is the author of 17 books, including WSJ and USA Today best-sellers: The Power of No and the motivational self published WSJ bestseller: Choose Yourself and his newest release The Rich Employee.

James hosts “the James Altucher Show”, “Ask Altucher” together with his wife Claudia, and “Question of the Day (QOD)” together with NY Times Best-Seller co-author of the internationally celebrated book Freakonomics: Stephen J. Dubner. Join James at JamesAltucher.com or on Twitter @Jaltucher or you can text him a question (he encourages it) on his personal cell phone number: 203-512-2161.

Host Information

Question of the Day

Question of the Day is the show for listeners who are short on time and long on curiosity. It is a fast-paced conversation between author and entrepreneur James Altucher and Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner: two smart, unconventional thinkers who have been talking together for years, often over a long-running backgammon match. Now they are letting you in on the game, too. You will quickly become addicted to their wonderful, wry observations as they ponder each Question of the Day. The answers await you every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Guest Appearances

Question of the Day Live!

Earwolf Presents #36February 22, 2016

Three times a week, Stephen Dubner and James Altucher ask and (attempt to) answer the 'Question of the Day'. Topics have included "Does Marketing Pay Off?", "Can Money Really Buy Happiness?", and "Why Work a Nine-To-Six Job?".   In January, the guys…


Highlights from 6 Years of The Wolf Den

The Wolf Den #99February 18, 2016

Just before The Wolf Den hits its 100th episode milestone, Adam takes a brief listen back to relive some highlights in what's been an exciting six years in the evolution and growth of Midroll, and podcasting. Adam shares early clips from podcast…


James Altucher, Entrepreneur/Author/Blogger/Podcaster

The Wolf Den #63September 18, 2014

Adam’s guest on this episode is James Altucher, a successful entrepreneur, investor, board member, bestselling author, and blogger. He also recently became a podcaster, hosting the popular twice-a-week James Altucher Show and the daily Ask Altucher. They have a spirited conversation about…

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