More than one purpose


Really love this thinking from James Altucher. Another inspirational writer, Jeff Goins, calls it the “portfolio lifestyle”. What they mean is: don’t stress. You don’t need to settle for just one career. Keep growing and stay creative and things will happen.


The 1000 Hour Rule – by James Altucher


Crazy or genius? Well, writer/thinker/speaker James Altucher has them both covered in an entertaining way. This is his take on Malcolm Gladwell’s famous 10 000 hour rule. I like it so I quote it in part below and link to his full post here.


Why You Should Choose Yourself


Recently I finished the wonderful book “Choose Yourself” by James Altucher.  James writes one of the most honest and thought-provoking blogs in the world and has interesting view on just about anything. Here’s the first paragraph in the Amazon description:


Life is short so why not make it great

I’m in a period of reading a lot. Well, I always read a lot, but currently I’m both reading fiction and “self-help” books. Why I put quotation mark around self-help? It’s because I think that term has kind of a negative weight to it, because there’s too much self-help crap out there. What I’m reading is more personal stories with some advice thrown into them.