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In Case You Missed It: April 2022 Recap of The Tim Ferriss Show (#595)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life.  This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from last month. It features a short clip from each conversation in one place...

Cal Newport and Tim Ferriss Revisit “The 4-Hour Workweek” (Plus: The Allure and The Void of Remote Work, Unsustainable Behaviors, Burning Out, The Cult of Productivity, and More) (#594)

Illustration via 99designs Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. In this episode, past podcast guest Cal Newport interviews me for an article he ended up writing for The New Yorker titled...

Richard Wiseman on Lessons from Dale Carnegie, How to Keep a Luck Diary, Mentalism, The Psychology of the Paranormal, Mass Participation Experiments, NLP, Remote Viewing, and Attempting the Impossible (#593)

Illustration via 99designs “My mantra is always: ‘What is the scientific underpinning of these ideas?'”— Richard Wiseman Richard Wiseman (@richardwiseman) holds Britain’s only professorship in the public understanding of psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles examining the psychology...

Dennis McKenna — An Ethnopharmacologist on Hallucinogens, Sex-Crazed Cicadas, The Mushrooms of Language, BioGnosis, and Illuminating Obscure Corners (#592)

Illustration via 99designs “To make the world comprehensible, you have to selectively filter what gets in. You inhabit this filtered—you could almost use the word curated—version of reality. Otherwise, it would just be a blooming, buzzing confusion you wouldn’t be able to navigate. And then you can take a psychedelic. You can disable those mechanisms....

Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine Fame — Fear{less} with Tim Ferriss (#591)

“Dangerous times demand dangerous songs.”— Tom Morello Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. You’ll get plenty of that in this special episode, which features my interview with Tom Morello...

Tony Fadell of iPod, iPhone, and Nest Fame — Stories of Steve Jobs on “Vacation,” Product Design and Team Building, Good Assholes vs. Bad Assholes, Investing in Trends Before They Become Trends, The Hydrogen Economy, The Future of Batteries, and More (#590)

Illustration via 99designs “It’s about the mission, not about your ego.”— Tony Fadell Tony Fadell (@tfadell) is an active investor and entrepreneur with a 30+ year history of founding companies and designing products that profoundly improve people’s lives. As the principal at Future Shape, a global investment and advisory firm coaching...

The Path to Better Thinking Through Puzzles and Riddles

Photo by Jonathan Kemper on Unsplash The following is a guest post from A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs), a bestselling author, journalist, and human guinea pig. It is excerpted from his new book The Puzzler: One Man’s Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life. A.J. has written four New York Times...

In Case You Missed It: March 2022 Recap of The Tim Ferriss Show (#589)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life.  This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from last month. It features a short clip from each conversation in one place...

A.J. Jacobs — How to Be Less Furious and More Curious (#588)

Illustration via 99designs “Getting caught in a mental rut is the enemy of coming up with good solutions.”— A.J. Jacobs A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs) is a bestselling author, journalist, and human guinea pig. He has written four New York Times bestsellers, including The Year of Living Biblically (for which he followed all the rules of the Bible...

Terry Crews — His Journey to True Power (#587)

Illustration via 99designs “You can either have success or revenge, but you can’t have both.”— Terry Crews Terry Crews (@terrycrews) can do it all: author, action-movie hero, sitcom star, children’s book illustrator, advertising pitchman, playable video game character, talent show host, high-end furniture designer, and human rights activist....

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