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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.

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.

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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.

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English


Episodes

#445: Janna Levin on Extra Dimensions, Time Travel, and How to Overcome Boots in the Face

7/9/2020
Janna Levin on Extra Dimensions, Time Travel, and How to Overcome Boots in the Face | Brought to you by Allform and LinkedIn Jobs. “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 the obstacles. There is no underlying path.” — Janna Levin Janna Levin (@jannalevin) is the Tow Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. She has contributed to an understanding of...

Duration:01:53:31

#444: Hugh Jackman on Best Decisions, Daily Routines, The 85% Rule, Favorite Exercises, Mind Training, and Much More

6/30/2020
Hugh Jackman on Best Decisions, Daily Routines, The 85% Rule, Favorite Exercises, Mind Training, and Much More | Brought to you by ExpressVPN and Magic Spoon “Everyone takes a shower every day, and we don’t complain about it. We do it out of discipline. There will always be an excuse not to meditate.” — Hugh Jackman Hugh Jackman (@TheHughJackman) is an Academy Award®-nominated, Golden Globe- and Tony Award-winning performer, who has made an impression on audiences of all ages with his...

Duration:01:41:52

#443: David Yarrow on Art, Markets, Business, and Combining It All

6/25/2020
David Yarrow on Art, Markets, Business, and Combining It All | Brought to you by Honey, Thrive Market, and LegalZoom "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, David Yarrow (@davidyarrow) is one of the world’s best-selling fine art photographers. Most recently, he has focused on capturing the animal and human worlds in fresh and creative ways, with philanthropy and conservation central to...

Duration:02:30:43

#442: Tribe of Mentors — Naval Ravikant, Susan Cain, and Yuval Noah Harari

6/22/2020
Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show! It will feature some of my favorite advice and profiles from Tribe of Mentors. Thousands of you have asked for years for the audiobook versions of Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, and they are now both finally available at audible.com/ferriss. Today’s episode will focus on my first chapter in Tribe of Mentors, as well as the profiles of Naval Ravikant, Susan Cain, and Yuval Noah Harari. Just a few notes on the format before we dive...

Duration:01:00:38

#441: John Paul DeJoria — From Homelessness to Building Paul Mitchell and Patrón Tequila

6/17/2020
John Paul DeJoria — From Homelessness to Building Paul Mitchell and Patrón Tequila | Brought to you by eero and LinkedIn Marketing Solutions "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 believe." — John Paul DeJoria John Paul DeJoria is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist who has launched multiple global enterprises and is renowned as one of the “100 Greatest Living Business Minds” by...

Duration:01:39:16

#440: Rick Doblin — The Psychedelic Domino That Tips All Others

6/12/2020
Rick Doblin — The Psychedelic Domino That Tips All Others | Brought to you by Helix Sleep and LinkedIn Jobs Rick Doblin, PhD, (@rickdoblin) is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he wrote his dissertation on the regulation of the medical uses of psychedelics and marijuana and his master’s thesis on a survey of oncologists about...

Duration:01:41:51

#439: Tools of Titans — Derek Sivers, BJ Miller, and Christopher Sommer

6/10/2020
Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show! It will showcase some of my favorite advice and profiles from the audiobook of Tools of Titans. Thousands of you have asked for years for the audiobook versions of Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, and they are now available. Go to audible.com/ferriss for more details or to download. Today’s episode will focus on Tools of Titans and features the introduction of the book, as well as the profiles of Derek Sivers, BJ Miller, and...

Duration:01:12:40

#438: Coach George Raveling on This Unique Moment in Time, How to Practice Self-Leadership, Navigating Difficult Conversations, and Much More

6/8/2020
“My hope is that we will be who we say we are. All of us.” — Coach George Raveling Coach George Raveling (@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 August 28, 1963, at age 26, while volunteering as security at the March on Washington, Raveling would humbly become the guardian of what we have come to know as Dr. Martin Luther King...

Duration:01:18:10

#437: Secretary Madeleine Albright — Optimism, The Future of the US, and 450-Pound Leg Presses

5/27/2020
Secretary Madeleine Albright - Optimism, The Future of the US, and 450-Pound Leg Presses | Brought to you by Athletic Greens and Helix Sleep. “I’m an optimist who worries a lot.” — Secretary Madeleine Albright Madeleine K. Albright (@madeleine) is a professor, author, diplomat, and businesswoman who served as the 64th secretary of state of the United States. In 1997, she was named the first female secretary of state and became, at that time, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the...

Duration:01:17:37

#436: Books I've Loved — Maria Popova and Tyler Cowen

5/25/2020
#436: Books I've Loved — Maria Popova and Tyler Cowen | 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...

Duration:00:26:22

#435: Kevin Hart — The Unstoppable Combination of Positivity and Relentless Improvement

5/21/2020
Kevin Hart — The Unstoppable Combination of Positivity and Relentless Improvement | Brought to you by Theragun and Athletic Greens "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) was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he launched his career as a comedian during an amateur night at a local comedy club. Over the years, Kevin has become one of...

Duration:01:04:01

#434: Jim Dethmer — How to Shift from Victim Consciousness, Reduce Drama, Practice Candor, Be Fully Alive, and More

5/18/2020
Jim Dethmer — How to Shift from Victim Consciousness, Reduce Drama, Practice Candor, Be Fully Alive, and More | Brought to you by LMNT and "5-Bullet Friday" "So many of us destroy our aliveness through pretending. I wasn't going to pretend." — Jim Dethmer Jim Dethmer is one of the world’s leading voices on conscious leadership. He is a co-founder at Conscious Leadership Group; co-author of the #1 best-selling book on conscious leadership, The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership; an...

Duration:02:33:51

#433: Sam Harris on Psychedelics, How to Cope During a Pandemic, Taming Anxiety, and More

5/15/2020
Sam Harris — Psychedelics, Meditation, and The Bigger Picture | Brought to you by FreshBooks and "5-Bullet Friday" "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 breach in the wall can be catastrophic. It's a very bizarre feeling, which I know everyone is sharing to one or another degree." — Sam Harris Sam Harris (@SamHarrisOrg) is a neuroscientist, philosopher, and author of five New York Times...

Duration:01:50:17

#432: Books I've Loved — Kevin Kelly

5/13/2020
#432: Books I've Loved — Kevin Kelly | 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...

Duration:00:18:03

#431: Howard Marks on the US Dollar, Three Ways to Add Defense, and Good Questions

5/11/2020
Howard Marks on the US Dollar, Three Ways to Add Defense, and Good Questions | Brought to you by LinkedIn Jobs and "5-Bullet Friday." More on both below. "Move forward but with caution." — Howard Marks Howard Marks (@HowardMarksBook) is co-chairman and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, a leading investment firm with more than $125 billion in assets under management. He is the author of the books Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side and The Most Important Thing:...

Duration:01:05:36

#430: Elizabeth Gilbert’s Creative Path: Saying No, Trusting Your Intuition, Index Cards, Integrity Checks, Grief, Awe, and Much More

5/8/2020
Elizabeth Gilbert’s Amazing Creative Toolkit: Saying No, Trusting Intuition, Seeking Awe, Bathing in Grief, and Index Cards | Brought to you by Thrive Market and Athletic Greens. More on both below. “We live in a culture that says you should be able to power through anything. Life will very generously remind you that you cannot, and it will very generously break you at times and very generously show you.” — Elizabeth Gilbert Elizabeth Gilbert (@GilbertLiz) is the #1 New York Times...

Duration:02:13:39

#429: Nick Kokonas on Resurrecting Restaurants, Skin in the Game, and Investing

5/6/2020
Nick Kokonas on Resurrecting Restaurants, Skin in the Game, and Investing | Brought to you by ShipStation and Helix Sleep. More on both below. "It remains to be seen, of course, whether or not this works. But what I didn't want to do was wait to see what happened." — Nick Kokonas Nick Kokonas (IG: @nkokonas, TW: @NickKokonas) is the co-owner and co-founder of The Alinea Group of restaurants, which includes Alinea, Next, The Aviary, Roister, St. Clair Supper Club, and The Aviary...

Duration:01:49:39

#428: Jim Jefferies on Comedy, Life Lessons, and the Magic of Filling Out Customs Forms

5/4/2020
#428: Jim Jefferies on Comedy, Life Lessons, and the Magic of Filling Out Customs Forms | Brought to you by Laird Superfood and “5-Bullet Friday." More on both below. “The rise is always better than the peak.” — Jim Jefferies Sydney native Jim Jefferies (@jimjefferies) is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his provocative, belief-challenging, and thought-provoking comedy. He created and starred in the sitcom Legit...

Duration:01:17:24

#427: Michael Lewis — Inside the Mind of the Iconic Writer

5/1/2020
#427: Michael Lewis on the Crafts of Writing, Friendship, Coaching, Happiness, and More | Brought to you by UCAN and Readwise. More on both below. “The secret to doing good research is always to be a little underemployed. You waste years by not being able to waste hours.” — Amos Tversky Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of many books, including Liar's Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, The Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. Both of his books about sports became...

Duration:01:59:52

#426: The Random Show: Boozy Quarantine Edition!

4/29/2020
#426: The Random Show: Boozy Quarantine Edition! | Brought to you by Magic Spoon Cereal and “5-Bullet Friday" Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and crazy guy Kevin Rose (@KevinRose), rejoins me for another episode of "The Random Show." In this one we explore fine (and not-so-fine) wines, dog adoption, great fiction and non-fiction reads, anniversary celebration during quarantine, exotic meats and decadent desserts, skiing...

Duration:01:32:43