Amanda Palmer on How to Fight, Meditate, and Make Good Art


“Work with the man when the man can help you make your art…” – Amanda Palmer “When in doubt, remember: At the end of the day, you get to do whatever the fuck you want.” – Amanda Palmer My guest this episode is Amanda Palmer, who first came to prominence as one half of the internationally acclaimed punk […]

Tools of Titans — A Few Goodies from the Cutting Room Floor


This post contains a few things that didn’t make it into Tools of Titans (#1 NYT), pulled from more than 300 cuts. Please excuse casual grammar. This is how all people sound in-person, even uber-smart ones.  The below quotes weren’t copyedited for the book, as they didn’t make it in (though every person did), so any […]

The Tattooed Heretic of Wine and Whiskey, Richard Betts


“Wine is a grocery, not a luxury.” – Richard Betts Richard Betts (@yobetts) served as the wine director at The Little Nell in Aspen from 2000 to 2008. Much more interesting to me, Richard passed the Court of Master Sommeliers’ Masters Exam on his first attempt, becoming the ninth person in history ever to do so. […]

The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour: Meditation, Mindset, and Mastery


I’m excited to bring you a little taste test of a new show format that I’ve been working on — The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour. After 200 conversations with a variety of fascinating people, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Foxx, Tony Robbins, Maria Popova, Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, Amanda Palmer, Malcolm Gladwell, Rick Rubin, Reid Hoffman, […]

How to Design a Life – Debbie Millman


“Hard decisions are only hard when you’re in the process of making them.” – Debbie Millman For some of you, this may be most important podcast episode you ever listen to. I don’t say that lightly. It has nothing to do with me and everything to do with my guest, who walks us through gripping stories, tactical details, […]

Whitney Wolfe Herd — Founder and CEO of Bumble (#316)


“Spirituality comes out in moments of darkness.” – Whitney Wolfe Herd Whitney Wolfe Herd (@whitwolfeherd) is the founder and CEO of Bumble, one of the fastest-growing social networking apps in the world. She launched Bumble in 2014 as the only dating platform where women make the first move, and in three years, her vision has […]

Karlie Kloss – Entrepreneur and Supermodel (#307)


“Everybody has the opportunity to build something.” – Karlie Kloss Karlie Kloss (IG: @karliekloss) is an entrepreneur and supermodel who was discovered at a local charity fashion show at age 13 and has been modeling professionally ever since. Karlie has walked for and starred in campaigns for top designers including Calvin Klein, Oscar de la […]

Top 10 Podcasts

As of April 2016, here are the top-10 most popular episodes (determined by downloads) of The Tim Ferriss Show. Jamie Foxx Tony Robbins (part 1) Arnold Schwarzenegger Jocko Willink Charles Poliquin Seth Godin Tony Robbins (part 2) Noah Kagan Pavel Tsatsouline Amanda Palmer

Podcast – The Tim Ferriss Show


The Tim Ferriss Show is generally the #1 business podcast on all of Apple Podcasts, and it’s been ranked #1 out of 500,000+ podcasts on many occasions.  It is the first business/interview podcast to pass 100,000,000 downloads, and it has been selected as “Best of” Apple Podcasts for three years running (In 2016 under “most downloaded”). […]

Cindy Eckert — How to Sell Your Company For One Billion Dollars (#314)


“Fuck the unicorn. Be the workhorse.” – Cindy Eckert (formerly Whitehead) Cindy Eckert (@cindypinkceo) is an entrepreneur with $1.5 billion in exits who currently serves as the founder and CEO of The Pink Ceiling, an investment firm and consulting enterprise nicknamed the Pinkubator with a mission to invest in, launch, and build other women-led or […]