Maria Popova on Being Interesting, Creating More Time in a Day, And How to Start A Successful Blog

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“Life is a continual process of arrival into who we are.” – Maria Popova Maria Popova (@brainpicker) has written for amazing outlets like The Atlantic and The New York Times, but I find her most amazing project to be BrainPickings.org. Founded in 2006 as a weekly email to seven friends, BrainPickings now gets more than 5 million […]

Tara Brach on Meditation and Overcoming FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)

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“Meditation is evolution’s strategy to bring out our full potential.” – Tara Brach Tara Brach (@TaraBrach) is a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and one of the leading teachers of Buddhist thinking and meditation in the Western world. She is the founder of the Insight Meditation Community in Washington, D.C. and her lectures are downloaded hundreds of thousands of […]

Accelerated Learning and Mentors – My Personal Story

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This episode is by request. You have asked me many times for an episode on education, accelerated learning, and my mentors. It will all be covered in the following conversation with Charles Best (@charlesbest), the founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, a non-profit website that enables anyone to help a classroom in need. It is one […]

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

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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, […]

Tools of Titans: Brené Brown Distilled and Other Goodies

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“He or she who is willing to be the most uncomfortable is not only the bravest but rises the fastest.” – Brené  Brown Dr. Brené  Brown (@BreneBrown) is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Brené’s 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, has been viewed more than 31 […]

Podcast – The Tim Ferriss Show

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The Tim Ferriss Show is generally the #1 business podcast on all of Apple Podcasts, and it’s been ranked #1 out of 300,000+ 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”). […]

What I’d Add To The 4-Hour Workweek for 2015 (And Much More)

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(Photo: Aaron Benitez) “Luxury is feeling unrushed. It is designing a life that allows you to do what you want with high leverage, with many options, all while feeling unrushed.” -Tim Ferriss [30:36] The short audio below answers your 20+ most popular questions, as determined by 7,000+ votes.  For those who missed it, I’ve included a […]

Ed Cooke, Grandmaster of Memory, on Mental Performance, Imagination, and Productive Mischief

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One tiny favor! If you’re enjoying the podcast, could you please take 30 seconds now to leave a brief review on iTunes? Just click “View in iTunes” under my pic here. Once I pass 2,000 reviews, I’ll reciprocate by writing a massive, behind-the-scenes post on everything I’ve learned about podcasting. I promise tricks of the trade […]