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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.
 
Growing the company. It’s the CEO’s #1 priority. And yet oftentimes a gap exists between the strategies of the CEO and the demands of customers. This strategic gap slows growth and erodes your competitive edge while exposing your organization to unnecessary risks. By gaining a deep awareness and understanding of this chasm, CEOs can lead the charge to align the strategy, promises and experience to gain customer loyalty and advocacy and eliminate the friction that can open the door for a mass ...
 
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Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost) | Brought to you by Athletic Greens, 99designs, and The Ready State Mr. Money Mustache (@mrmoneymustache — Pete Adeney in real life) grew up in Canada in a family of mostly eccentric musicians. He graduated with a degree in computer engineering in the 1990s and worked in various t…
 
Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated investing, Helix Sleep mattresses, and Magic Spoon cereal Matthew McConaughey (@McConaughey) is a Texas native and one of Hollywood's most sought-after leading men. A chance me…
 
Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated investing, Tonal smart home gym, and ShipStation shipping software Naval Ravikant (@naval) is the co-founder and chairman of AngelList. He is an angel investor and has invested in more than 100 companies, including many m…
 
Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman | 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 doin…
 
Adam Grant — How to Remember Anything | Brought to you by "5-Bullet Friday" Please enjoy this special episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, featuring the superhuman Adam Grant (@AdamMGrant) and his podcast with TED, WorkLife. Many of you have heard my interview with Adam, which was one of the most popular interviews of 2019. I titled that podcast “The M…
 
Steven Rinella on Hunting (And Why You Should Care), Reconnecting with Nature, Favorite Trips, and More | Brought to you by LinkedIn Jobs hiring platform, FreshBooks cloud-based small business accounting software, and Allform premium sofas. Steven Rinella (@StevenRinella) is the host of the Netflix Originals series MeatEater and The MeatEater Podca…
 
Dr. Mark Plotkin on Ethnobotany, Real vs. Fake Shamans, Hallucinogens, and the Dalai Lamas of South America | Brought to you by Wondery Plus, Four Sigmatic, and Theragun Dr. Mark Plotkin (@DocMarkPlotkin) is an ethnobotanist who serves as president of the Amazon Conservation Team, which has partnered with 55 tribes to map and improve management and…
 
Books I've Loved — Cal Fussman | 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 c…
 
Dustin Yellin on Making Art, Weaving Madness, and Forging Your Own Path | Brought to you by Wealthfront, Zero Fasting, and ExpressVPN “I don’t worry about inspiration as much as system overload.” — Dustin Yellin Dustin Yellin (@dustinyellin) is an artist who lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is the founder and director of Pioneer Works, a multidisci…
 
Richard Koch on Mastering the 80/20 Principle, Achieving Unreasonable Success, and The Art of Gambling | Brought to you by Boll & Branch, Vuori Clothing, and Athletic Greens. Richard Koch (@RichardKoch8020) is an entrepreneur, investor, former strategy consultant, and author of several books on business and ideas, including four on how to apply the…
 
Jamie Foxx on Workout Routines, Success Habits, and Untold Hollywood Stories (Repost) | Brought to you by Honey and Pique Tea Jamie Foxx (@iamjamiefoxx) is an Academy Award-winning actor, a Grammy Award-winning musician, and a famous standup and improv comedian. He is, without a doubt, the most consummate performer and entertainer I have ever met. …
 
For me, this is the most important podcast episode I’ve ever published. In it, I describe the most life-shaping, certainly the most difficult, and certainly the most transformative journey of my 43 years on this planet. I’ve never shared it before. My dance partner and safety net in this conversation is my friend Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman). Sh…
 
Companies and leaders who really want to listen to their customers put the technologies in place to do so, especially large companies. They listen to millions of people every single day or week and then derive information that will guide them in rapidly innovating and improving how their organization engages with customers or change the product or …
 
Esther Perel — The Relationship Episode: Sex, Love, Polyamory, Marriage, and More (Repost) | Brought to you by ButcherBox and Laird Superfood. Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel (@EstherPerelOfficial) is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Fluent in nine languages…
 
Guy Raz — Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs, The Story of 'How I Built This,' Overcoming Anxiety and Depression, and More | Brought to you by Wealthfront, Pique Tea, and LinkedIn Jobs. “There is a natural skepticism that you develop as a journalist, which I think is important. But oftentimes that develops into cynicism.” — Guy Raz Guy Raz (@guyraz…
 
Kelly Slater — The Surfing Legend on Routine, Rickson Gracie, Favorite Books, and Overcoming Setbacks | Brought to you by Dry Farm Wines, Helix Sleep, and LMNT. “When you’re humble, you’re teachable.” — Kelly Slater Kelly Slater (@kellyslater) is widely considered the greatest surfer of all time. He holds nearly every major record in the sport, inc…
 
In this episode, Scott Miller, Head of Thought Leadership at FranklinCovey, joins Betsy Westhafer and Tony Bodoh as they discuss how FranklinCovey reshaped itself based on the minds of their customers and why it’s important to have an agile mindset when listening to your customer. Scott shares his journey throughout the years and the multiple roles…
 
This interview originally aired in 2014. You can find the show notes here: https://tim.blog/2014/10/21/brain-pickings/ Maria Popova (@brainpicker) is a reader and a writer who writes about what she reads on Brain Pickings, which is included in the Library of Congress permanent web archive of culturally valuable materials. She is the author of Figur…
 
Books I've Loved — Alain de Botton | 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 doi…
 
The Psychedelic News Hour | | Brought to you by How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers by David M. Rubenstein Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is normally my job to deconstruct world-class performers of various types, of all ilks. In this special episode, the tables are turned. In…
 
Chuck Palahniuk, Author of Fight Club — A Masterclass in Creative Living and Dangerous Writing | Brought to you by ShipStation, ButcherBox, and Thrive Market. More on all three below. “The goal is to make people laugh and then to really break their heart.” — Chuck Palahniuk Writer Chuck Palahniuk (@chuckpalahniuk) has published twenty-three nationa…
 
Technology has allowed healthcare to make great strides in providing health services to people no matter where they are located. Telehealth is now making that massive shift happen in healthcare in 2020. The person leading the way, in many ways, has been Tanya Mack, the President of Women’s Telehealth. In this episode, she joins hosts Betsy Westhafe…
 
The Power of Myth — The Hero’s Adventure with Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers | Brought to you by How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers by David M. Rubenstein Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is normally my job to interview and deconstruct world-class performers of all different …
 
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on Powerful Books, Mystics, Richard Dawkins, and the Dangers of Safe Spaces | Brought to you by Helix Sleep, FreshBooks, and “5-Bullet Friday" “Win the respect of people you respect, and you can forget the rest.” — Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (@RabbiSacks) is an international religious leader, philo…
 
As consumers themselves, entrepreneurs know the good stuff from the bad. They’ve been in their customers’ shoes and know the struggles they’re going through. For Jason Chan, understanding the customer has always come naturally. He picks up on what’s out there, sees the opportunities, and goes for it. Jason is Rakuten Super Logistics’ VP of Sales an…
 
Books I've Loved — Whitney Cummings | 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 do…
 
The Random Show — Zen, Investing, Mike Tyson, Artificial Intelligence, and the World's Best Beers | Brought to you by Dry Farm Wines, LegalZoom, and Allform. 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 th…
 
In our careers, in some way or another, we are all serving clients. Unfortunately, far too few develop the necessary skills and strategies to develop and keep those clients for life. Ivy Slater joins Betsy Westhafer and Tony Bodoh on today’s podcast to share how you can develop clients for life and discusses the importance of listening to your clie…
 
Sia — The Alchemy of Blockbuster Songs, Billions of Views, and the Face You’ve Never Seen | Brought to you by Athletic Greens, LinkedIn Jobs, and Thrive Market. “I don’t think that I’m necessarily like a super-talented songwriter. I think I’m just really productive. One out of 10 songs is a hit. So where a lot of people will spend three weeks on on…
 
5:00-Jeff Hafley on challenges of transitioning to BC head coach during pandemic 8:00-ACC “full speed ahead” intends to play 2020 season 10:30-BC has had 164 tests with no positive results. Jeff breaks down the daily routines to keep players and coaches safe 14:20-What are players’ living arrangements to keep everyone safe? Watch on YouTube: https:…
 
Building trust with clients is hard enough in any business, but it can be a little bit tougher when you’re working with a broad spectrum of clients. Few businesses deal with a broader clientele than Tracy Hazzard’s business does. As the co-founder and CEO of Brandcasters, Inc., the largest podcast post-production company in the US, Tracy deals with…
 
Mike Novogratz on Investing, Bitcoin, Ayahuasca, and Running Through The Sahara Desert | Brought to you by Magic Spoon, Four Sigmatic, and LMNT. Michael Novogratz (@novogratz) is the founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital. He was formerly a partner and president of Fortress Investment Group, LLC. Prior to Fortress, Michael spent 11 years at Goldman Sach…
 
The COVID-19 crisis has nudged businesses worldwide to pivot, not only with the pandemic itself but with the changing nature of the economy. As we enter the new decade, we usher in a new economic paradigm – a transformational economy where value creation is most seen in customer transformation. This is an economy where the foundational tenets of cl…
 
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 …
 
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley — The Path and Strategies of World-Class Mastery | Brought to you by Helix Sleep, ExpressVPN, and Athletic Greens. Maurice Ashley (@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 commentator, iPhone app design…
 
Making sure you’re delivering value to your customer means knowing who your ideal customer is. In this episode, Betsy Westhafer and Tony Bodoh talk to Ross G.D. Fulton about the ideal customer and the increase of blending customer success and customer experience for value creation. Ross is the Founder and CEO of Valuize, a company that helps B2B so…
 
Brad Feld — The Art of Unplugging, Carving Your Own Path, and Riding the Entrepreneurial Rollercoaster | Brought to you by Laird Superfood, Theragun, and Thrive Market. "Brad, they can’t kill you and they can’t eat you. Suit up." — Len Fassler Brad Feld (@bfeld) is the author of two new books: The Startup Community Way and the second edition of Sta…
 
Small businesses typically have a family-like dynamic that is often very crucial to their success. As soon as a business starts to scale and increase their workforce, this family feel is often the first to go out of the window. A professional employer organization helps you keep your employee engagement healthy even as your business grows. Jay Horn…
 
Books I've Loved — Ann Miura-Ko | Brought to you by Audible. Note: This episode was recorded in November 2019. 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 …
 
Phil Perry is joined by staff writer at the Ringer Tyler R. Tynes to talk about his involvement in the production of "The Cam Chronicles" podcast series. The two discuss what to expect from Cam Newton in a Patriots uniform. Phil also gives us an behind-the-scenes look at the making of the upcoming episode of the NBC Sports podcast series, "Sports U…
 
Blake Mycoskie — TOMS, The Hoffman Process, Conscious Uncoupling, and Psychedelics | Brought to you by LMNT, Ascent Protein, and Readwise. Blake Mycoskie (@BlakeMycoskie) is a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, and best-selling author, most known for founding TOMS Shoes. He is also the person behind the idea of One for One®, a business model that…
 
Much of our healthcare is built upon the transactional framework – the patient comes to the hospital, gets admitted, and is subjected to medication and medical procedures to cure whatever ails them. At PALM Health, an integrative medicine and wellness center in St. Louis, Missouri, clients get to have a whole new experience with its patient-centere…
 
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 (@jann…
 
4:00- Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus breaks down his expectations for N’Keal Harry in 2020 7:00- Should N’Keal Harry be used more of a ‘gadget guy’? 13:00- How will Bill Belichick use the two tight ends he drafted? 15:30- Check out the podcast 'Mouthpeace' with Michael & Pele Bennett: http://smarturl.it/mouthpeace 20:15- Vincent Brown of Wil…
 
Customer support is a big driver of customer success in the B2B sphere. In the B2C space, however, things can be more challenging as you’re dealing with hundreds to thousands of customers daily. How can you design your customer service program so that it translates into customer success as you scale your business? José A. González, the CEO of Infol…
 
4:30- Dr. Helen Boucher says all leagues should have back up plans in their return to play strategy. 8:00- How could a second wave of COVID-19 impact sports coming back? 12:00- Dr. Boucher breaks down steps needed for people that test positive for COVID-19 to be in the clear 17:00- If NBA bubble is successful, can the NFL do something similar? 24:0…
 
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) i…
 
1:00- Phil Perry and Tom Curran break down why signing Cam Newton is a win-win for the Patriots 7:30- Darin Gantt of ProFootball Talk breaks down the potential of Cam Newton with the Patriots 20:00- Is the offer the Patriots made for Cam insulting? 23:00- Chris Simms of PFT explains why he had Cam Newton as his #10 QB before Patriots acquired him 2…
 
Betsy Westhafer and Tony Bodoh continue to discuss ways to reduce risk mitigation in Part 2 of their discussion with business growth strategist Mark S A Smith. In this episode, Mark breaks down the eight ways businesses can reduce perceived risk to ensure they are the safest choice. He shows how customers experience purchase risk and helps salespeo…
 
4:00- Andrew Brandt, if health was the top priority, NFL wouldn’t play in 2020 10:00- How hard would it be for the NFL to play in a bubble? 11:30- Will NFL allow players to opt out and get paid? 12:30- Is coming to the Northeast a good alternative to an NFL bubble? 15:30- How will COVID-19 impact the NFL cap?…
 
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