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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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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…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty cover one of the best-selling self-help books of all time: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Originally written in 1937, this book has sold an estimated 50+ million copies. Oliver Napoleon Hill (1883 –1970) was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich which is among the 10 best-se…
 
Hello from your tiny pocket friends! This is a special bonus episode because so many of you kindly reached out asking about our well-being. While we are personally safe from the wildfires raging on the West coast, we want to share some ways that you can help those affected, as outlined in this article from Bustle. We also talk briefly about the pas…
 
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…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Misty checks in on her homework from The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek, and is joined by special guest Andrew Skotzko to talk about the experience of doing a virtual meditation retreat. If you tried to find your “why” and your “just cause” as outlined in last episode's book review of The Infinite Game by Simon Sin…
 
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. …
 
This week, we review The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek, joined by special guest host Andrew Skotzko. Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. From members of Congress to foreign ambassadors, from small businesses to corporations like Microsoft and 3M, from Hollywood to the Pentagon, he has presented his ideas about the po…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa reads Misty parts of an article from The Atlantic about how the book White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo is not always well received by people in the Black, Indigenous and People of Color communities. The article was written by John McWhorter. McWhorter is a contributing writer at The Atlantic. He teaches ling…
 
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…
 
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…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty review the #1 New York Times Bestseller The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy Charlie Mackesy is an artist, cartoonist and book illustrator who has lived and worked on four continents. His work features in books, private collections and both public and private spaces around the world. He collaborated …
 
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…
 
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…
 
This week, Misty & Lisa review the Wall Street Journal bestseller The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday. Ryan Holiday is a writer and media strategist. When he was 19 years old, he dropped out of college to apprentice under Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power. He had a successful marketin…
 
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…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, we check in on Misty's homework from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg. Then, we read a listener email about How to Take Smart Notes from fellow podcast host Andrew Skotzko. And as a bonus, Lisa lets us know how trolling Mark Manson on twitter is going! We mention the article links Andrew Skotzko sent, and her…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty review the New York Times Bestseller The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. Originally released in 2012, this book spent more than sixty weeks on the NYT Bestseller list! Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter for The New York Times. He is a graduate of H…
 
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…
 
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…
 
This week, Misty and Lisa review the New York Times Bestseller The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection by Michael A. Singer. Michael A. Singer is the author of #1 New York Times bestseller The Untethered Soul and New York Times bestseller The Surrender Experiment, which have been published worldwide. He had a deep inner awakenin…
 
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…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa & Misty share emails from listeners who are making their homes more hyggelig during safer-at-home times. Don't know what "hyggelig" means? Check out our episode on The Little Book of Hygge (episode #43)! It's a wonderful concept all about making your home and life more cozy. We'd love to hear from you, too! …
 
This week, by listener request, Misty and Lisa take turns interviewing each other so you can get to know your hosts! You can follow Lisa Linke on instagram @itslinke and you can follow Misty Stinnett @mistyrose. And of course, be sure to follow Go Help Yourself podcast @gohelpyourselfpodcast on Instagram and @GHYpodcast on Twitter. If you'd like to…
 
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…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Misty checks in on her homework from OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say? and brings us a hilarious article from the New York Times about people who hate cooking in quarantine. Here are the Internet Chefs that Misty and Lisa mention during the episode: Gemma Stafford of Bigger Bolder Baking Chef John of Fo…
 
This week, Lisa & Misty review the newly-released OMG WTF Does The Constitution Actually Say?: A Non-Boring Guide to How Our Democracy is Supposed to Work by Ben Sheehan. Ben Sheehan is a former award-winning executive producer at Funny Or Die. He founded OMG WTF (Ohio, Michigan, Georgia, Wisconsin, Texas, Florida) to teach voters about state execu…
 
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…
 
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 …
 
This week, Misty and Lisa review the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based writer, speaker, and Internet Yeller. She’s the author of the New York Times Best-Seller So You Want to Talk about Race, published in January by Seal Press. Named one of the The Root’s 100 Most Influential Afr…
 
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…
 
A Tale Of Two Quarantines... On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Lisa shares her low-key trolling of Mark Manson on twitter (not really) and gives us a birds-eye view of what must be the greatest twitter non-feud-turned-into-epic-feuding-by-making-it-one: James Clear's quarantine tweets vs. Mark Manson's quarantine tweets You can follow both of the…
 
This week, Misty and Lisa review the international bestseller The Drama Of The Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller. Alice Miller was a Polish-Swiss psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher and noted public intellectual. Her book The Drama of the Gifted Child caused a sensation and became an international bestseller upon the E…
 
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…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Misty and Lisa return to Stassi Schroeder, an author whose book they previously reviewed, to discuss her repeated bad behavior and the most recent consequences she experienced. You can read about the controversy here. Misty also shares an article from The Blissful Mind about what happens when self-care isn't enou…
 
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 …
 
This week, Misty and Lisa cover How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers by Sönke Ahrens. Thanks to Longtime Loyal Listener Jonneke for the recommendation! Dr. Sönke Ahrens is a writer and researcher in the field of education and social science, and a…
 
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…
 
On this edition of the Weekly Beef, Misty is joined by special guest Lauriel Marger, who speaks about her experiences as a working artist. This is a special follow up to the War of Art book review that is not to be missed! If you'd like to follow Lauriel on social media, you can do so @lozmaza And don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Go Help…
 
This week, Lisa and Misty cover The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield. Steven Pressfield was an advertising copywriter, schoolteacher, tractor-trailer driver, bartender, oilfield roustabout, attendant in a mental hospital, fruit-picker in Washington state, and screenwriter. His struggles t…
 
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…
 
Happy Independence Day! This week, Misty and Lisa bring you the New York Times Bestseller A Citizen's Guide to Beating Donald Trump by David Plouffe. Plouffe is an American political strategist best known as the campaign manager for Barack Obama's successful 2008 presidential campaign. He was an outside senior advisor to Obama since the president's…
 
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