Astro Teller, CEO of X – How to Think 10x Bigger (#309)

“Perspective shifts will unlock more than smartness will.” – Astro Teller This is a very short, roughly 10-minute, episode. It explains how to 10x your thinking and your goals, or — put another way — how to escape incremental thinking and think truly BIG. I loved it so much that I now listen to it …

Karlie Kloss – Entrepreneur and Supermodel (#307)

“Everybody has the opportunity to build something.” – Karlie Kloss Karlie Kloss (IG: @karliekloss) is an entrepreneur and supermodel who was discovered at a local charity fashion show at age 13 and has been modeling professionally ever since. Karlie has walked for and starred in campaigns for top designers including Calvin Klein, Oscar de la …

How to Prioritize Your Life and Make Time for What Matters (#304)

“Busy is a decision.” – Debbie Millman This special episode is shorter than usual and features one of the most popular guests we’ve ever had on the podcast. Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) was named by Graphic Design USA as “one of the most influential designers working today.” She is also the founder and host of Design Matters, …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Best Investments, Bad Advice to Avoid, and Other Life Lessons (#294)

Please enjoy this transcript of another roundtable conversation on best investments, favorite failures, and bad advice to avoid with Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson), Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky), and Veronica Belmont (@Veronica). 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 …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Terry Crews (#287)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Terry Crews (@terrycrews), an actor currently starring in the Golden Globe award-winning Fox sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a former NFL player (Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Philadelphia Eagles) and author of the autobiography, Manhood: How to Be a Better Man — or Just Live with One. …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Darren Aronofsky (#263)

Please enjoy this transcript of my interview with Darren Aronofsky (@DarrenAronofsky), founder and head of production company Protozoa Pictures. He is the acclaimed and award-winning filmmaker behind both cult classics and blockbusters, including Pi (which earned him a Best Director award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival), Requiem For a Dream, The Wrestler (the third …

Best Investments, Bad Advice to Avoid, and Other Life Lessons (#294)

“The world always makes sense; we just don’t understand it.” -Adam Robinson This episode sets a new record with five guests — each considered among the best in their field. It features Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson), Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky), and Veronica Belmont (@Veronica). This roundtable conversation discusses best investments, favorite failures, and bad advice …

Terry Crews — How to Have, Do, and Be All You Want (#287)

“Vulnerability is not weakness.” – Terry Crews Terry Crews (@terrycrews) is an actor and former NFL player (Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Philadelphia Eagles). His wide-ranging credits include the original viral Old Spice commercials, television series such as The Newsroom, Arrested Development, and Everybody Hates Chris, and films including White Chicks, The Expendables franchise, Bridesmaids, and The …

Managing Procrastination, Predicting the Future, and Finding Happiness – Tim Urban (#283)

“I always thought the future would be intense, but now I think the future is going fully fucking crazy!” – Tim Urban Tim Urban (@waitbutwhy) is the author of the blog Wait But Why and has become one of the Internet’s most popular writers. According to Fast Company, Tim has “captured a level of reader engagement that even …

Tribe of Mentors Podcast — Tim Urban

This is the most recent episode of my brand-new Tribe of Mentors podcast! It features a live interview I did with writer Tim Urban at Union Square Barnes & Noble in NYC on the launch day of Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World.  Here we go… Tim Urban (@waitbutwhy, waitbutwhy.com) is …