How Seth Godin Manages His Life — Rules, Principles, and Obsessions (#138)

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“We can’t out-obedience the competition.” – Seth Godin I expected this episode to be amazing, and Seth 10x’d expectations. He’s incredible. Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog) is the author of 17 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the way ideas spread, marketing, strategic quitting, leadership, and — most of all […]

Seth Godin on How to Think Small to Go Big (#177)

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“The lessons we remember are the lessons we learn the hard way.” – Seth Godin Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog) is the author of 17 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the way ideas spread, marketing, strategic quitting, leadership, and — most of all — challenging the status quo […]

Seth Godin on How to Say “No,” Market Like a Professional, and Win at Life (#343)

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“Price is a story.” — Seth Godin Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog, seths.blog) is the author of 18 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. He was inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame in 2013 and has founded several companies, including Yoyodyne and Squidoo. His blog (which you can find by […]

Morning Routines and Strategies (#253)

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“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W. H. Auden This is a special episode of the podcast. After more than 200 conversations with the world’s top performers, you start to spot certain patterns. These are the shared habits, hacks, philosophies, and tools that are the common threads of success, happiness, […]

When to Quit – Lessons from World-Class Entrepreneurs, Investors, Authors, and More (#254)

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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 […]

Blogging by Numbers: How to Create Headlines That Get Retweeted

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There is an art and science to getting blog posts to travel like wildfire. This post will look at both, based on number crunching with 281 posts, 39,000+ comments, and almost 2,000,000 click-throughs via my Twitter profile and Facebook fan page in the last six months. Here’s what I’ve found to work well…

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Seth Godin (#343)

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Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog, seths.blog), the author of 18 bestselling books, an inductee into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, the founder of the altMBA and several companies — including Yoyodyne and Squidoo — and the writer of one of the most popular blogs in the world. Transcripts may […]

Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

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“People tend to abandon the good system they’ll follow in search of the perfect system that they will quit.” We’re going to kick off the year with an in-betweenisode where I answer the most popular questions you’ve submitted. If you’re wondering what you can do to ask a question that gets answered in the future, these […]