The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Ed Zschau — The Polymath Professor Who Changed My Life (380#)

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Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Ed Zschau, the Interim President of Sierra Nevada College. Ed founded System Industries in Palo Alto, California in 1969, and as its CEO led it to a successful IPO in 1980. In the 1990s, he was the General Manager of the IBM Storage Systems Division headquartered in […]

Cal Fussman Corners Tim Ferriss (#324)

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“All the pieces are coming together here!” — Cal Fussman I’ve interviewed legendary storyteller Cal Fussman (@calfussman) on this show before (here and here), but this time the roles are reversed, and he interviews me! If you are not yet familiar with Cal, he is a New York Times bestselling author and a writer-at-large for […]

Ed Zschau — The Polymath Professor Who Changed My Life (#380)

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“Entrepreneurship isn’t about starting companies. Entrepreneurship is an approach to life.” — Ed Zschau Ed Zschau is the Interim President of Sierra Nevada College, and he brings to the college 17 years of leading technology companies. He founded System Industries in Palo Alto, California in 1969, and as its CEO led it to a successful […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt — Actor, Filmmaker, and Entrepreneur (#312)

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“Art and fame are sort of odd bedfellows.” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) is an actor whose career spans three decades, and ranges from television (3rd Rock from the Sun) to arthouse (Mysterious Skin, Brick) to multiplex (Inception, 500 Days of Summer, Looper, Snowden). He made his feature screenwriting and directorial debut with Don […]

The Relationship Episode: Sex, Love, Polyamory, Marriage, and More (with Esther Perel) (#241)

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(On conventional marriage)“If Apple sold you a product that failed 50% of the time, would you buy it?” – Esther Perel I’ve wanted to speak with psychotherapist Esther Perel (@estherperel) for years. In a cover story, The New York Times called her the most important game changer in sexuality and relational health since Dr. Ruth. Her […]

Lessons from Geniuses, Billionaires, and Tinkerers (#173)

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“The interesting jobs are the ones that you make up.” – Chris Young Chris Young is an obsessive tinkerer, inventor, and innovator. His areas of expertise range from extreme aviation (world-record goals) to mathematics and apocalyptic-scale BBQs. Above all, he is one of the clearest thinkers I know. In this interview, we discuss a great […]

All Transcripts From The Tim Ferriss Show!

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Lo and behold! Please find transcripts for all current episodes of The Tim Ferriss Show below! They go all the way back to episode #1 with my dear friend, world-class investor and entrepreneur Kevin Rose, who nicknamed the show “TimTimTalkTalk” in the first few minutes of its existence. Ah, the early days… There are currently over 360 […]

Ann Miura-Ko — The Path from Shyness to World-Class Debater and Investor (#331)

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“The main difference was that I was willing to outwork and outdo every competitor who walked in through that door.” — Ann Miura-Ko Ann Miura-Ko (@annimaniac) has been called “the most powerful woman in startups” by Forbes and is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Stanford. The child of a rocket scientist at NASA, Ann is a […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: John Crowley (#225)

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Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with John Crowley, chairman and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics. 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. DUE TO SOME HEADACHES IN THE PAST, PLEASE […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Chris Young (#173)

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Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with obsessive tinkerer, inventor, and innovator Chris Young. 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. DUE TO SOME HEADACHES IN THE PAST, PLEASE NOTE […]