The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Malcolm Gladwell (#168)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Malcolm Gladwell, author of five New York Times best sellers. Transcripts may contain a few typos—with some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the interview here or by selecting any of the options below. Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onStitcher …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Stephen Dubner — The Art of Storytelling and Facing Malcolm Gladwell in a Fist Fight (#199)

Please enjoy this transcript of my second episode featuring award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality Stephen Dubner, where he answers your questions. 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. …

Dissecting the Success of Malcolm Gladwell (#168)

“For every hour I spend writing, I spend three hours thinking about writing.” – Malcolm Gladwell Malcolm Gladwell (@gladwell) is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath. He has been named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME …

How to Turn Failure into Success (#255)

“You will fall. And when you fall, the winner always gets up, and the loser stays down.”  -Arnold Schwarzenegger In this episode, we discuss another frequently requested question from listeners. I’ve gathered some of the best advice about coping with frustrations and roadblocks, and — ultimately — learning how to turn failure into success. These …

Stephen Dubner — The Art of Storytelling and Facing Malcolm Gladwell in a Fist Fight (#199)

“Storytelling has a power that goes well beyond the sum of its parts.” – Stephen Dubner Stephen J. Dubner (@Freakonomics) returns to the show. He is an award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality. He is best-known for writing, along with the economist Steven D. Levitt, Freakonomics (2005), SuperFreakonomics (2009), and Think Like a Freak (2014), which have sold more than …

Michael Lewis — Inside the Mind of the Iconic Writer (#427)

“The secret to doing good research is always to be a little underemployed. You waste years by not being able to waste hours.” — Amos Tversky Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of many books, including Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, The Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. Both of his …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: How to Turn Failure into Success (#255)

Please enjoy this transcript of an episode of The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Malcolm Gladwell, Bryan Johnson, AJ Jacobs, and Shep Gordon on how to turn failure into success. 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 …

Howard Marks on the US Dollar, Three Ways to Add Defense, and Good Questions (#431)

“Move forward but with caution.” — Howard Marks Howard Marks (@HowardMarksBook) is co-chairman and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, a leading investment firm with more than $125 billion in assets under management. He is the author of the books Mastering the Market Cycle: Getting the Odds on Your Side and The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense …

Adam Grant — The Man Who Does Everything (#399)

“When you feel like you’re not productive, it’s not necessarily because you’re lazy or because you have bad habits, it’s because you’re not working on the right projects and you haven’t found the ones that are intrinsically motivating and meaningful to you.” — Adam Grant Adam Grant (@AdamMGrant) is an organizational psychologist at Wharton, where he …

Aisha Tyler — How to Use Pain, Comedy, and Practice for Creativity (#327)

“You can’t own results. You can only own initiative.” – Aisha Tyler Aisha Tyler (@aishatyler on Twitter, Instagram, and Vimeo) is an award-winning director, actor, comedian, bestselling author, podcaster, and activist. She’s amazing. If you enjoyed my episodes with Brandon Stanton, Debbie Millman, or Adam Robinson, among others, you will love this one. Whether you do …