Tools of Titans — Derek Sivers, BJ Miller, and Christopher Sommer (#439)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show! It will showcase some of my favorite advice and profiles from the audiobook of Tools of Titans. Thousands of you have asked for years for the audiobook versions of Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, and they are now available. Go to audible.com/ferriss for more …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Derek Sivers Distilled (#202)

Please enjoy this transcript of my highlight reel episode with Derek Sivers, a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. Transcripts may contain a few typos—with some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the episode here or by selecting any of the options below. DUE TO SOME HEADACHES …

Tools of Titans: Derek Sivers Distilled (#202)

“If [more] information was the answer, then we’d all be billionaires with perfect abs.” – Derek Sivers Derek Sivers(@sivers) is one of my favorite humans, and I call him often for advice. Think of him as a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. Originally a professional musician and circus clown (he did the latter …

Derek Sivers Reloaded – On Success Habits and Billionaires with Perfect Abs (#128)

By popular demand, this is a follow-up with the amazing Derek Sivers (@sivers)! This episode can be listened to independently of our first popular conversation, and he answers some of my (and your) favorite questions. Originally a professional musician and circus clown, Derek created CD Baby in 1998. It became the largest seller of independent music online, …

Derek Sivers on Developing Confidence, Finding Happiness, and Saying "No" to Millions (#125)

“To me, ‘busy’ implies that the person is out of control of their life.” – Derek Sivers Derek Sivers(@sivers) is one of my favorite humans, and I call him often for advice. Think of him as a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. Originally a professional musician and circus clown, Derek created CD Baby in 1998. It became …

The Philosophies of Work: A Conversation with Derek Sivers of CD Baby

Derek Sivers is a stud. I thought I’d share the conversation we had at SF MusicTech Summit. Dozens of topics covered include: – Testing asssumptions vs. cheating – PR and reaching out to unreachables – Micro-testing ideas and products: from The 4-Hour Workweek to Trent Reznor – Personal outsourcing for creatives – Filling the void …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Katie Haun on the Dark Web, Gangs, Investigating Bitcoin, and The New Magic of “Nifties” (NFTs) (#499)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Katie Haun (@katie_haun), a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously, she spent a decade as a federal prosecutor with the US Department of Justice, where she focused on fraud, cybercrime, and corporate crime, alongside agencies including the SEC, FBI, and Treasury. She created the government’s first cryptocurrency …

The Top 25 Episodes of The Tim Ferriss Show from 2019

Happy holidays! Thanks to all of you, The Tim Ferriss Show crossed more than 400 million downloads this year, and it’s fast approaching 500 million. In case you have some extra time over the holiday season, perhaps after a pumpkin pie or cookie coma, below are my most popular episodes of 2019. It’s a fun …