James Altucher is a genius simply because he is able to synthesize, in a few lines, crucial issue that some of clients need years of guidance to only accept them as possible: the ability to do NOTHING when everything and everybody tells you that you should do more. This is particularly challenging if your subconscious is emotionally imprinted by a Culture of DOING (vs. a culture of Being).
Of course, there are many other connections that I make reading the great "5 Ways of Doing Nothing and Be More Productive". And one is really important, because it is related to one of my favorite authors:
And one more thing: although I have lived in California for the last 14 years, my kind of wit seems to be outsourced to New York City.