How to Design a Life – Debbie Millman

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“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, […]

The Secrets, Tactics, and Creative Processes of High Performers and Achievers — Debbie Millman

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“No amount of money, no amount of security is ever going to give you the sense that this is the right time.” – Debbie Millman This is round two for Debbie Millman, whose first interview on this show quickly became one of the most downloaded episodes of all time (listen to it here). Graphic Design […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Debbie Millman

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Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Debbie Millman, founder and host of Design Matters, the world’s first and longest-running podcast about design. It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. When interviews last 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the interview here or by selecting […]

How to Prioritize Your Life and Make Time for What Matters (#304)

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“Busy is a decision.” – Debbie Millman This special episode is shorter than usual and features one of the most popular guests we’ve ever had on the podcast. Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) was named by Graphic Design USA as “one of the most influential designers working today.” She is also the founder and host of Design Matters, […]

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 […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Debbie Millman — How to Prioritize Your Life and Make Time for What Matters

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Please enjoy this transcript of my second episode featuring Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), named by Graphic Design USA as “one of the most influential designers working today.” She is also the founder and host of Design Matters. It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. With some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor […]

When to Quit – Lessons from World-Class Entrepreneurs, Investors, Authors, and More

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“Remember: it’s not a failure until you accept defeat.” -Debbie Millman I’m very excited to share this episode. It’s our first “roundtable” approach to discussing a single topic. This came about when I asked 5-Bullet Friday subscribers (sign up here if you’re interested) to send me questions, and one that stuck out was: Where’s the […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Debbie Millman on the Secrets, Tactics, and Creative Processes of High Performers and Achievers

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Please enjoy this transcript of my second episode featuring Debbie Millman, who has been called one of the most influential designers working today. In this interview, she answers questions submitted by readers. It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. When interviews last 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! […]