The Tim Ferriss Podcast, Ep 15: Neil Strauss, Author of The Game

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Listen on iTunes, download (right click and “save as”), or stream it in the below player now: This episode is brought to you by…you guys. To help keep this podcast going, please check out the Tim Ferriss Book Club, where, every 1-2 months, I highlight one book that’s changed my life. Here are the first […]

Best Investments, Bad Advice to Avoid, and Other Life Lessons (#294)

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“The world always makes sense; we just don’t understand it.” -Adam Robinson This episode sets a new record with five guests — each considered among the best in their field. It features Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson), Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky), and Veronica Belmont (@Veronica). This roundtable conversation discusses best investments, favorite failures, and bad advice […]

Amazon "Lightning Box" Deal — 9am-1pm EST Only (Plus: $299 Course for Free)

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I just received confirmation from Amazon that a Lightning Deal tomorrow (1/24) is for The 4-Hour Chef. This means that the hardcover will be 65% off for 4 hours only, from 9am – 1pm ET. Just click here. To sweeten the deal — $299 course as bonus For those interested… If you purchase 3 hardcover […]

So, You Want to Be a Writer? Read This First.

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(Photo: Sybren A. Stüvel) Neil Strauss has written six New York Times bestsellers and is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone magazine. From the standpoint of most aspiring writers, he’s reached the pinnacle of success. That’s why I first sent him an e-mail in 2005. I attached a draft book proposal and asked for his […]

A.J. Jacobs: Self-Experimenter Extraordinaire

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“Calling it an experiment gives you permission to fail.” – A.J. Jacobs A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs) is a kindred guinea pig of self-experimentation who chronicles his shenanigans in books that seem to keep winding up as New York Times best sellers. The Know-It-All was about his quest to learn everything in the world. In The Year […]

FINALLY — Tim Ferriss TV is here, plus Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Glitch Mob

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[PLEASE NOTE: This contest has ended per the rules explained below. Thanks!] I cannot put into words how excited I am to write this post. Perhaps it’s because I’ve had 3 glasses of wine, or perhaps it’s the glee of F bombs below. But no. It’s because I have a huge TV announcement, an opportunity to […]

The Unusual Books That Shaped Billionaires, Mega-Bestselling Authors, and Other Prodigies

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Who are the mentors to billionaires, chess prodigies, rockstars, and mega-bestselling authors?  Who teaches them to do what they do? To achieve the success they achieve? Oftentimes…it’s books. On The Tim Ferriss Show (iTunes, SoundCloud), I dissect world-class performers to find the tools and tricks you can use.  Here’s a full list of guests.  One […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Best Investments, Bad Advice to Avoid, and Other Life Lessons

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Please enjoy this transcript of another roundtable conversation on best investments, favorite failures, and bad advice to avoid with Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson), Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky), and Veronica Belmont (@Veronica). It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. With some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to […]