Discipline, Sex, Psychedelics, and More — The Return of Drunk Dialing (#306)

Discipline, Sex, Psychedelics, and More — The Return of Drunk Dialing (#306)

This episode is a rare exception to the rule — unlike my usual long-form interviews, this is a drunk-dialing Q&A with you guys, which I’ve done a few times in the last few years, including for the celebration of the 100th episode of this podcast. In preparation for this episode, I solicited phone numbers from …

Daniel Pink — How to Make Better Decisions and Be More Creative (#305)

Daniel Pink — How to Make Better Decisions and Be More Creative (#305)

“Say something important rather than say important things.” – Daniel Pink This podcast explores how to make better decisions, ask better questions, and be more creative. The stories range from escapes to India and speechwriting for Al Gore, to writing bestselling books and using “motivational interviewing” with kids. The guest is Daniel H. Pink (@danielpink), the …

Discipline Equals Freedom — Jocko Willink (#275)

Discipline Equals Freedom — Jocko Willink (#275)

“Your will doesn’t break — it never shows up in the first place.” – Jocko Willink Jocko Willink (@jockowillink) takes over the show for a special episode. As I learned during our first interview, he is one of the scariest human beings imaginable. In this episode, Jocko shares lessons from his new book Discipline Equals Freedom: Field …

How to Overcome Anxiety and Stress – with Adviser to Olympians, Michael Gervais (#256)

How to Overcome Anxiety and Stress – with Adviser to Olympians, Michael Gervais (#256)

“Rugged and hostile environments teach us. And they teach us by leveraging real fear.” – Michael Gervais Michael Gervais (@michaelgervais) is the performance psychologist elite athletes and coaches turn to when they want to level up or when they’re returning from hard times and want to not just get back to where they were, but …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Part 2! Bodybuilding, Investing, and Online Battles (#216)

Arnold Schwarzenegger Part 2! Bodybuilding, Investing, and Online Battles (#216)

“Part of being successful is to give something back.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Schwarzenegger (@Schwarzenegger) told you he’d be back. In our first conversation (Episode 60), the former Mr. Olympia, Terminator, and Governator shared daily routines, psychological warfare tactics, favorite books, early entrepreneurial ventures (and tips), and many stories no one had heard before. This …

Matt Mullenweg: Characteristics and Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs (#190)

Matt Mullenweg: Characteristics and Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs (#190)

“If someone has those four things — work ethic, taste, integrity, and curiosity — I believe that you can learn anything in the world.” – Matt Mullenweg Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) is most associated with a tool that powers more than 25% of the entire Web: WordPress. He’s also the CEO of Automattic, which is a multi-billion …