The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Lessons from Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Ray Dalio, and Other Icons (#325)

Please enjoy the below transcript of episode #325, “Lessons from Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Ray Dalio, and Other Icons” This episode features: CDBaby founder Derek Sivers on the importance of challenging your own definitions of success. Performance coach Tony Robbins on best lessons learned from working with legendary investors. Venture capitalist Chris Sacca on missed …

Lessons from Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Ray Dalio, and Other Icons (#325)

Lessons from Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Ray Dalio, and Other Icons (#325)

“If you only master yourself and you don’t help anyone else, we’d call you happy, but nobody would define you as successful.” – Derek Sivers This particular episode of The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour explores success, which can be a slippery and dangerous term. The particular guests selected for this episode represent not only achievement, but …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Derek Sivers Distilled (#202)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Derek Sivers Distilled (#202)

Please enjoy this transcript of my highlight reel episode with Derek Sivers, a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. 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 any of the options below. DUE TO SOME HEADACHES …

Tools of Titans: Derek Sivers Distilled (#202)

Tools of Titans: Derek Sivers Distilled (#202)

“If [more] information was the answer, then we’d all be billionaires with perfect abs.” – Derek Sivers Derek Sivers(@sivers) is one of my favorite humans, and I call him often for advice. Think of him as a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. Originally a professional musician and circus clown (he did the latter …

Derek Sivers Reloaded – On Success Habits and Billionaires with Perfect Abs (#128)

Derek Sivers Reloaded – On Success Habits and Billionaires with Perfect Abs (#128)

By popular demand, this is a follow-up with the amazing Derek Sivers (@sivers)! This episode can be listened to independently of our first popular conversation, and he answers some of my (and your) favorite questions. Originally a professional musician and circus clown, Derek created CD Baby in 1998. It became the largest seller of independent music online, …

Derek Sivers on Developing Confidence, Finding Happiness, and Saying "No" to Millions (#125)

Derek Sivers on Developing Confidence, Finding Happiness, and Saying "No" to Millions (#125)

“To me, ‘busy’ implies that the person is out of control of their life.” – Derek Sivers Derek Sivers(@sivers) is one of my favorite humans, and I call him often for advice. Think of him as a philosopher-king programmer, master teacher, and merry prankster. Originally a professional musician and circus clown, Derek created CD Baby in 1998. It became …

The Philosophies of Work: A Conversation with Derek Sivers of CD Baby

Derek Sivers is a stud. I thought I’d share the conversation we had at SF MusicTech Summit. Dozens of topics covered include: – Testing asssumptions vs. cheating – PR and reaching out to unreachables – Micro-testing ideas and products: from The 4-Hour Workweek to Trent Reznor – Personal outsourcing for creatives – Filling the void …