The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Josh Waitzkin and Tim Ferriss on The Cave Process, Advice from Future Selves, and Training for an Uncertain Future (#498)

Please enjoy this transcript of my conversation with Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance. Josh is an eight-time national chess champion, a two-time world champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under nine-time world champion Marcelo Garcia. For the past …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Josh Waitzkin on Beginner’s Mind, Self-Actualization, and Advice from Your Future Self (#412)

Please enjoy this transcript of my fourth interview with Josh Waitzkin, an eight-time national chess champion, a two-time world champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under nine-time world champion Marcelo Garcia, and the author of The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance. Transcripts may …

Josh Waitzkin on Beginner’s Mind, Self-Actualization, and Advice from Your Future Self (#412)

“I think of learning as unobstructed self-expression.”— Josh Waitzkin Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance, is an eight-time national chess champion, a two-time world champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under nine-time world champion Marcelo Garcia. For the …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Josh Waitzkin — How to Cram 2 Months of Learning into 1 Day (#375)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Josh Waitzkin at the The Sohn Investment Conference. Josh is the author of The Art of Learning, an eight-time US National Chess Champion, a two-time World Champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under nine-time World Champion Marcelo Garcia. For …

Josh Waitzkin — How to Cram 2 Months of Learning into 1 Day (#375)

“From my perspective, the goal is unobstructed self-expression.” — Josh Waitzkin Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning, is an eight-time US National Chess Champion, a two-time World Champion in Tai Chi Chuan Push Hands, and the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt under nine-time World Champion Marcelo Garcia. For the past 12 years, …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Josh Waitzkin Distilled (#204)

Please enjoy this transcript of my highlight reel episode with Josh Waitzkin, author of The Art of Learning and the basis for the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer. 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 …

Tools of Titans: Josh Waitzkin Distilled (#204)

“I cultivate empty space as a way of life for the creative process.” – Josh Waitzkin Josh Waitzkin is an endlessly fascinating person who gets mentioned a lot on this show for good reason (and he’s been a guest not just once, but twice). He was the basis for the book and movie Searching for …

Josh Waitzkin, The Prodigy Returns (#148)

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” – Archilochus Ever since episode #2 of the podcast, you’ve been asking for more Josh Waitzkin, so here it is! This is an in-depth jam session, and you can definitely listen to this one independently. Josh Waitzkin was the …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Morgan Fallon — 10 Years on the Road with Anthony Bourdain, 9 Emmy Nominations, Lessons from Michael Mann, Adventures with Steven Rinella, High Standards, Wisdom from West Virginia, and More (#597)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with nine-time-Emmy-nominated executive producer, director, and cinematographer Morgan Fallon (@diamondmofallon). Morgan was born and raised in New England and studied film at Emerson College in Boston. After graduating, he spent three years working for his mentor, director Michael Mann, and in 2007, he began a long-term working relationship …