How to Quit Your Job by James Altucher on Finding Your Purpose & Personal Transformation
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Discover all of the podcasts in our network, search for specific episodes, get the Optimal Living Daily workbook, and learn more at: OLDPodcast.com. Episode 1329: James Altucher shares his tumultuous journey of attempting to quit his unfulfilling job amidst personal and professional turmoil. From unsuccessful novel writing to ignored proposals by major companies, and an enlightening interview at HBO, Altucher's story culminates in a transformative opportunity rooted in a serendipitous chess game that finally lets him say, "I quit." Read along with the original article(s) here: https://jamesaltucher.com/blog/how-to-quit-your-job/ Quotes to ponder: "I wanted to quit my job. I hated my boss. He always yelled at me. I hated my co-workers. They always yelled at me." "Finally one thing worked. One thing got me lucky. I bonded on some random thing with a decision maker. But in chess there is a saying, 'only the good players get lucky.'" Episode references: HBO: https://www.hbo.com/ Lycos: https://www.lycos.com/ Bryant Park Chess: https://bryantpark.org/activities/chess Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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