The Tim Ferriss Show

by Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig · · · · 32 subscribers

Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.

Books I've Loved — Neil Strauss *| Brought to you by *Audible . Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some amazing past guests, close friends, and new faces to share their favorite books—the books that have influenced them, changed them, and transformed them for the better. I hope you …

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**Grandmaster Maurice Ashley — The Path and Strategies of World-Class Mastery | Brought to you by **[**Helix Sleep**](http://helixsleep.com/tim) **,**[ **ExpressVPN**](http://expressvpn.com/tim) **, and**[ **Athletic Greens**](http://athleticgreens.com/tim) **.** **Maurice Ashley** ([@MauriceAshley](https://twitter.com/MauriceAshley)) made history in 1999 when he became the first African-American chess Grandmaster. He is a three-time national championship coach, an author, ESPN …
**Brad Feld — The Art of Unplugging, Carving Your Own Path, and Riding the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster** | **Brought to you by **[ **Laird Superfood**](http://drinklmnt.com/tim) **, **[ **Theragun**](http://theragun.com/tim) **, and **[ **Thrive Market**](http://thrivemarket.com/tim) **.** _"Brad, they can’t kill you and they can’t eat you. Suit up." — Len Fassler_ **Brad Feld** …
**Books I've Loved — Ann Miura-Ko **| Brought to you by [ **Audible**](http://audible.com/tim) **.** _Note: This episode was recorded in November 2019._ Welcome to another episode of [ _The Tim Ferriss Show_](http://tim.blog/podcast?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcast- description), where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders …
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**Janna Levin on Extra Dimensions, Time Travel, and How to Overcome Boots in the Face** | Brought to you by [**Allform**](http://allform.com/tim) and [**LinkedIn Jobs**](http://linkedin.com/tim). ** _“I used to resent obstacles along the path, thinking, ‘If only that hadn’t happened life would be so good.’ Then I suddenly realized, life _is …
**Hugh Jackman on Best Decisions, Daily Routines, The 85% Rule, Favorite Exercises, Mind Training, and Much More** | Brought to you by [**ExpressVPN**](http://expressvpn.com/tim) and [**Magic Spoon**](http://magicspoon.com/tim) **** **_“Everyone takes a shower every day, and we don’t complain about it. We do it out of discipline. There will always be an …
**David Yarrow on Art, Markets, Business, and Combining It All** | Brought to you by [**Honey**](http://joinhoney.com/tim) **,**[ **Thrive Market**](http://thrivemarket.com/tim), and [**LegalZoom**](http://legalzoom.com) ** _"I must never again put myself in a position where my work ethic can be undone by things totally beyond my control."_** _— _David Yarrow In his genre, …
Welcome to another episode of [_The Tim Ferriss Show_](http://tim.blog/podcast?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcast- description)! It will feature some of my favorite advice and profiles from [**_Tribe of Mentors_**](http://audible.com/ferriss). __ Thousands of you have asked for _years_ for the audiobook versions of [_Tools of Titans_](http://audible.com/ferriss) and [_Tribe of Mentors_](http://audible.com/ferriss), and they are now both finally …
**John Paul DeJoria — From Homelessness to Building Paul Mitchell and Patrón Tequila** | Brought to you by [**eero**](http://eero.com/tim) and [**LinkedIn Marketing Solutions**](http://linkedin.com/tfs) ** _"Don't limit yourself in life by your age, or what you think you're capable of doing. You're always as old as your mind leads you to …
**Rick Doblin — The Psychedelic Domino That Tips All Others** | Brought to you by [**Helix Sleep**](http://helixsleep.com/tim) and [**LinkedIn Jobs**](http://linkedin.com/tim) **Rick Doblin, PhD,** ([@rickdoblin](https://twitter.com/rickdoblin)) is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies ([MAPS](http://maps.org/capstone)). He received his doctorate in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of …
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**_“My hope is that we will be who we say we are. All of us.”_** _— Coach George Raveling_ **Coach George Raveling** ([@GeorgeRaveling](https://twitter.com/GeorgeRaveling/)) is an 82-year-old living legend and Nike’s former Director of International Basketball. Coach Raveling was the first African-American head basketball coach in the PAC-8 (now PAC-12). On …
**Secretary Madeleine Albright - Optimism, The Future of the US, and 450-Pound Leg Presses** | **Brought to you by**[ **Athletic Greens**](http://athleticgreens.com/tim) **and**[ **Helix Sleep**](http://helixsleep.com/tim) **.** ** _“I’m an optimist who worries a lot.” _** _— _Secretary Madeleine Albright **Madeleine K. Albright** ([@madeleine](https://twitter.com/madeleine)) is a professor, author, diplomat, and businesswoman who …
**#436: Books I've Loved — Maria Popova and Tyler Cowen** ** ** | Brought to you by [ **Audible**](http://audible.com/tim) **.** Welcome to another episode of [ _The Tim Ferriss Show_](http://tim.blog/podcast?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcast- description), where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors …
**Kevin Hart — The Unstoppable Combination of Positivity and Relentless Improvement** | Brought to you by [**Theragun**](http://theragun.com/tim) and [**Athletic Greens**](http://athleticgreens.com/tim) ** _"I don't understand how you do something halfway. I did that through high school, and doing that, I saw the instant consequence."_** _—_ Kevin Hart **Kevin Hart** ([@kevinhart4real](https://www.instagram.com/kevinhart4real/)) was …
**Jim Dethmer — How to Shift from Victim Consciousness, Reduce Drama, Practice Candor, Be Fully Alive, and More **| Brought to you by [**LMNT**](http://drinklmnt.com/tim) and "[ **5-Bullet Friday**](https://go.tim.blog/5-bullet- friday-1/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcast- sponsorship)" ** _"So many of us destroy our aliveness through pretending. I wasn't going to pretend."_** — Jim Dethmer **Jim Dethmer** …
**Sam Harris — Psychedelics, Meditation, and The Bigger Picture |** Brought to you by ****[**FreshBooks**](http://freshbooks.com/tim) **** and **"**[ **5-Bullet Friday**](https://go.tim.blog/5-bullet- friday-1/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcast- sponsorship) **"** ** _"Nothing's changed but yet, on some level, everything has changed, and I feel like I'm in a spaceship where at any moment, the leak or the …
**#432: Books I've Loved — Kevin Kelly** | Brought to you by [ **Audible**](http://audible.com/tim) **.** Welcome to another episode of [ _The Tim Ferriss Show_](http://tim.blog/podcast?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=podcast- description), where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic …
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