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Choose Yourself! Audiobook

Choose Yourself!: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

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Publisher's Summary

The world is changing. Markets have crashed. Jobs have disappeared. Industries have been disrupted and are being remade before our eyes. Everything we aspired to for "security," everything we thought was "safe," no longer is: College. Employment. Retirement. Government. It’s all crumbling down.

In every part of society, the middlemen are being pushed out of the picture. No longer is someone coming to hire you, to invest in your company, to sign you, to pick you. It’s on you to make the most important decision in your life: Choose Yourself.

New tools and economic forces have emerged to make it possible for individuals to create art, make millions of dollars, and change the world without "help." More and more opportunities are rising out of the ashes of the broken system to generate real inward success (personal happiness and health) and outward success (fulfilling work and wealth).

This audiobook will teach you to do just that. With dozens of case studies, interviews and examples - including the author, investor and entrepreneur James Altucher's own heartbreaking and inspiring story - Choose Yourself illuminates your personal path to building a bright, new world out of the wreckage of the old.

©2013 James Altucher (P)2013 James Altucher

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    Neil Austin, TX, United States 02-24-14
    Neil Austin, TX, United States 02-24-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Altucher is #realtalk, personified."
    What made the experience of listening to Choose Yourself! the most enjoyable?

    Cliche, but James just tells it like it is. He doesn't sugar coat the truth, but at the same time he's compassionate and kind in his advice. Strikes the perfect balance between hard-truth reality, and hey-it-can-get-better optimism.


    What did you learn from Choose Yourself! that you would use in your daily life?

    The daily practice, of course :)


    Any additional comments?

    I love skipping to a random chapter if I need a quick pick-me-up.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    mystica 02-16-14
    mystica 02-16-14
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    "Great content and very fun!!"
    Would you listen to Choose Yourself! again? Why?

    Yes, James forces you to think outside of Sheep-mode.


    What did you like best about this story?

    His brutal honesty and character.


    Which character – as performed by James Altucher – was your favorite?

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    What did you learn from Choose Yourself! that you would use in your daily life?

    How to wake-up


    Any additional comments?

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    DailyMuncher United States 07-23-13
    DailyMuncher United States 07-23-13 Member Since 2013

    DailyMuncher

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    "Excelent and very enetertaining!"
    What made the experience of listening to Choose Yourself! the most enjoyable?

    I love this book because it is about me..and
    thinking about my life and actuality being funny and entertaining.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    J ORO VALLEY, AZ, United States 10-11-13
    J ORO VALLEY, AZ, United States 10-11-13 Member Since 2015

    I'm an entrepreneur, engineer, software developer, father, devoted christian.

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    "Really disappointed"
    What would have made Choose Yourself! better?

    This book came highly recommended by a person on a podcast I listened to recently, so I decided to purchase this book. I was really disappointed after the first 40 minutes or so. The author was vulgar and shallow. There wasn't any meat or foundation to base the book. The author doesn't have a grasp of where wealth and satisfaction originates nor how things work in the world.


    What could James Altucher have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    I could do without the vulgarity and shallow thought process.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by James Altucher?

    No thanks.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    I was really disappointed. I must say that I read alot (more than a dozen books a year). Over the past ten years or so I haven't had to quit reading a book before finishing it because it was so weak and vulgar, but I had to put this one down and move on before finishing it. I was hoping it would turn the corner (based on the reviews I read), but there wasn't any wisdom or meat provided. Only vulgar thoughts, language and living.


    16 of 25 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer whitby, on, Canada 12-23-13
    Amazon Customer whitby, on, Canada 12-23-13
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    "Complete Usless Garbage"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    This is one of the worst books I ever read. The author just goes on and on, but doesn't really go into any advice of any substance. There is nothing new or of any real substance in this book. Thank God for Amazons return policy.


    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    David HOUSTON, TX, United States 10-15-13
    David HOUSTON, TX, United States 10-15-13 Member Since 2016
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    "How to justify being lucky in life"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Anyone looking to kill oneself.


    What could James Altucher have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Provide real content, not some BS ex post facto justification for rolling the dice in life and getting lucky with it.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Anger and disappointment. Don't get me wrong. I'm happy the author has lived such a roller coaster of a life, and he's doing well for himself. But the book is absent of content as it's just one big appeal to emotion.


    Any additional comments?

    The book is basically an autobiography where the author is trying to convince himself why he should feel good about rolling the dice in life.

    9 of 14 people found this review helpful
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    Craig Schaumburg, IL, United States 07-12-13
    Craig Schaumburg, IL, United States 07-12-13
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    "Save your money."
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    I can't believe I wasted time an money on this book. Unless you're suffering from depression and can't get out of your own way, this book isn't very helpful... if even for that. Perhaps good for those just starting their career, but if you've been around the block it's disappointing coming from someone who's made millions. Lots of fluff.On the other hand... good for Mr. Altucher for the great marketing of this book.

    7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel Fortuna 01-16-17 Member Since 2017
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    "truthful and real"

    wow...hard to describe but it just felt real. please read/listen to this book. thank you James.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Vic C 01-13-17
    Vic C 01-13-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Very refreshing"

    A new perspective that is refreshing and really rang true for me...looking forward to the next book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Not really a Princess Colorado 12-29-16
    Not really a Princess Colorado 12-29-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Positive message..broader than the title suggets"

    I enjoyed it. I heard many of the ideas verbalized different ways, but thought this was funny. It's always good to listen how others brake through barriers, sometimes they deliver the message that you can 'hear' and apply to your situation. I heard some new techniques..I recommend it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom
    4/25/15
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    "Please listen to this book"

    I was recommended this book by a post from Chris Brogan and I downloaded the audio version. I like listening to books while I walk to work every day.
    I got also the written version but I really like the audio since its read by James itself and he is a very down to earth guy and funny also.
    The contents and ideas are not new in the sense that other authors are writing about the massive change in our economy and labour panorama but what makes this book unique is that they are really simple techniques and ideas to implement in your life that anybody can follow.
    The whole thing sounded to me more like a chat with a dear friend while having coffee than a lecture. James is not standing on a perfection pedestal and he talks about his dark moments where he lost everything. And that's the kind of advice that I find so relevant to this moment in time in our world.
    Hope you enjoy it!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Clay
    2/13/15
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    "Most authentic writer ever"

    James is the man. A true inspiration and he touches on a lot of great things. A big one for me is admitting fault.
    It's the funniest self help book going (he mentions more than once how he hates self help books) A must read for people early in their writing career or people going through a tough time.

    Thank you so much James!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    10/15/16
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    "great book really insightful :))"

    I thought the book was brilliant and many different lessons can be learnt from it , I really liked the way james came across in the audio book, one of the best books I have ever listened to, thankyou :))

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • ShabadooGMan
    London, United Kingdom
    8/13/16
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    "A hall of famer"

    That's one of the best motivational/self-help audiobooks I've ever listened to. It helps that James is so naturally funny too.

    Strongly recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Paige
    9/28/15
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    "just finished listening, makes sense"

    Very grateful that i got this audiobook free, was allowed to choose a free book and I chose this☺ have yet to try, hopefully I can commit. thank you!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Onkar Singh Purewal
    South Wales
    5/21/15
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    "Don't think this get it"

    Seriously just get it and listen to the
    words really can make a difference your perspective. His style made me laugh and think. Two things I really enjoyed. But the content well I'm trying them out his daily practise and i think it will be beneficial.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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