Tucker Max | I Used to Be an A-hole (Episode 260)

“I’m just starting to scratch the surface of what really makes me happy and it’s taken me a while to admit that acting like a little child and being a jerk and a punk is fun.” –Leonardo DiCaprio

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Emotional intelligence allows you to have a connected, healthy relationship with the type of person perfect for you. Along with your external accomplishments, emotional intelligence is just as important.

Tucker Max is a best-selling author, investor, and a-hole extraordinaire! Today he graces us with his presence for episode 260. He he shares his words on what he has learned over the years after retiring from his old lifestyle and what he says helps us understand how we transform in life to remain satisfied.

We’ll cover:

  • Being a best-selling author, selling millions of books.
  • Why he retired from the party animal way of life.
  • The escape addictions provide for people.
  • The emotional pain in Tucker’s childhood “Growing Up Tucker Max.”
  • “Emotional promiscuity” and how it fills a hole in our psyche.
  • The layers in Tucker’s writing and how we see them over time and at different ages.
  • Parenting advice from Tucker Max (yep, you read that correctly).
  • Why emotional health is one of the most important things in any relationship.
  • And how to know what to do for others.

What happens to you is not your fault but what you do after is up to you. Have a listen to Tucker on this episode and take some notes so you can make sure what you do with it is the right thing.

Tucker Max on Forbes

Books: I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell ; Hilarity Ensues

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AJ Harbinger - author of 1166 posts on The Art of Charm

AJ Harbinger is one of the world’s top relationship development experts. His company, The Art of Charm, is a leading training facility for top performers that want to overcome social anxiety, develop social capital and build relationships of the highest quality. Raised by a single father, AJ felt a strong desire to learn about relationships and the elements that make them successful. However, this interest went largely untapped for many years. Following the path set out for him by his family, AJ studied biology in college and went on to pursue a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology at the University of Michigan. It was at this time that he began to feel immense pressure from the cancer lab he worked in and began to explore other outlets for expression. It was at this point that The Art of Charm Podcast was born.

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