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

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 Random Show: Boozy Quarantine Edition! (#426)

The Random Show: Boozy Quarantine Edition! (#426)

Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and crazy guy Kevin Rose (@KevinRose) rejoins me for another episode of “The Random Show.” In this one we explore fine (and not-so-fine) wines, dog adoption, great fiction and non-fiction reads, anniversary celebration during quarantine, exotic meats and decadent desserts, skiing accidents, and much more. Please enjoy! NOTE: …

Books I’ve Loved — Cindy Eckert and Alexis Ohanian (#425)

Books I’ve Loved — Cindy Eckert and Alexis Ohanian (#425)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some amazing past …

Brian Koppelman on Making Art, Francis Ford Coppola, Building Momentum, and More (#424)

Brian Koppelman on Making Art, Francis Ford Coppola, Building Momentum, and More (#424)

“A lot of growing up is learning to shift the responsibility from the other to the self.” – Brian Koppelman Brian Koppelman (@briankoppelman) is a screenwriter, novelist, director, producer, and host of The Moment podcast. Prior to his hit show Billions, which he co-created and executive produced (and co-wrote on spec), he was best known …

Rana el Kaliouby — AI, Emotional Intelligence, and the Journey of Finding Oneself (#423)

Rana el Kaliouby — AI, Emotional Intelligence, and the Journey of Finding Oneself (#423)

“Embrace your emotions.” – Rana el Kaliouby A pioneer in Emotion AI, Rana el Kaliouby, PhD (@Kaliouby), is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, and author of the new book Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology. A passionate advocate for humanizing technology, ethics in AI, and diversity, Rana …

Dr. Jane Goodall — The Legend, The Lessons, The Hope (#421)

Dr. Jane Goodall — The Legend, The Lessons, The Hope (#421)

“The greatest danger to our future is apathy.” – Dr. Jane Goodall Dr. Jane Goodall (@JaneGoodallInst) was born on April 3rd, 1934, in London, England. At the young age of 26, she followed her passion for animals and Africa to Gombe, Tanzania, where she began her landmark study of chimpanzees in the wild,­ immersing herself …

Books I’ve Loved — Matt Mullenweg (#420)

Books I’ve Loved — Matt Mullenweg (#420)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some amazing past …

Ryan Holiday — How to Use Stoicism to Choose Alive Time Over Dead Time (#419)

Ryan Holiday — How to Use Stoicism to Choose Alive Time Over Dead Time (#419)

“Anger is often what pain looks like when it shows itself in public.” — Krista Tippett Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday) is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in modern life. He is a sought-after speaker and strategist and the author of many bestselling books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego …

Esther Perel — Tactics for Relationships in Quarantine (#418)

Esther Perel — Tactics for Relationships in Quarantine (#418)

“Maybe you don’t feel that enough people love you, but I can tell you, there’s a world of people out there who need you at this moment.” — Esther Perel Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel (@EstherPerelOfficial) is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Fluent …

Dr. Vivek Murthy — Former Surgeon General on Combating COVID-19, Loneliness, and More (#417)

Dr. Vivek Murthy — Former Surgeon General on Combating COVID-19, Loneliness, and More (#417)

“All of us, regardless of what stage of life we’re at, we’ve got three basic needs: we all want to know that we matter, we want to be seen for who we are, and we want to know that we’re loved.” — Dr. Vivek Murthy Dr. Vivek H. Murthy (@vivek_murthy, vivekmurthy.com) served as the 19th …