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The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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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.
 
Bill and James go through the looking glass and down the rabbit hole as they explore the personal mythology of their deep bond around the artistry and music of Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. Absurd, unexpected, off the wall and under the table, this is the podcast nobody was waiting for and everyone's been dreaming about, innocently. Featuring... in the center ring: itinerant theater director, bricoleur, and Fairy Podmother, Cheryl King; writer, thespian rain dog, and Fashion Fangod, Bruce ...
 
Tim Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012. He is an angel investor/advisor (Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Uber, and 20+ more) and author of three #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers: The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body, and The 4-Hour Chef. Newsweek has called him "the world's best human guinea pi ...
 
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5 minute summaries of The Tim Ferriss Show's podcast episodes. Get the best insights and ideas in much less time, more at owltail.com Written summaries: https://www.owltail.com/summaries/75553-the-tim-ferriss-show Other podcast summaries in Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/5-min-summaries Other podcast summaries In other apps, search 'podcast summaries'. Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. N ...
 
Your Potential is Limitless. Whether you actualise it or not however, is your choice. The #1 Regret of the Dying is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, rather than one I felt was expected of me.” Most people settle for a life of mediocrity, never heeding the call from a deeper part of their soul that knows they have more to contribute to the world that would make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. …too afraid of the judgements, criticisms and opinions of ...
 
When it comes to politics, Dan Kingston is located at the intersection of fact and reason. Kingston's ideology defying political commentary is fast paced and cuts deep. Defend the U.S. Constitution Protect American citizens End endless wars Take back the debt Are you a program director for radio or SiriusXM? Dan Kingston is a free agent and open to fill in. Email: dankingstonpodcast@gmail.com to learn more.
 
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Brave Space is a podcast for anyone and everyone to share their opinions on world culture and American culture. We talk about a variety of topics that deal with almost anything and everything in America and the world to learn how to be accepting of everyone and their thoughts even if we don't agree. We wanted to create a space that not only encouraged people to accept and listen to other people's ideas, but also to be brave enough to share. We'd love it if you'd join and share with us!
 
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