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 …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Practicing What You Preach (#185)

Please enjoy this transcript of my in-betweenisode with a letter from Stoic heavyweight Seneca the Younger to his friend Lucilius. Transcripts may contain a few typos—with some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the podcast here or by selecting any of the options below. Listen onApple Podcasts …

How to Turn Failure into Success (#255)

How to Turn Failure into Success (#255)

“You will fall. And when you fall, the winner always gets up, and the loser stays down.”  -Arnold Schwarzenegger In this episode, we discuss another frequently requested question from listeners. I’ve gathered some of the best advice about coping with frustrations and roadblocks, and — ultimately — learning how to turn failure into success. These …

Fear-Setting: The Most Valuable Exercise I Do Every Month

Fear-Setting: The Most Valuable Exercise I Do Every Month

I do an exercise called “fear-setting” at least once a quarter, often once a month. It is the most powerful exercise I do.   Fear-setting has produced my biggest business and personal successes, as well as repeatedly helped me to avoid catastrophic mistakes. The above TED talk gives you an overview, and the below text …

Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (#221)

Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (#221)

“You’re not supposed to optimize for money; you’re supposed to optimize for happiness.” – Mr. Money Mustache (AKA Pete Adeney) Mr. Money Mustache (@mrmoneymustache — Pete Adeney in real life) grew up in Canada in a family of mostly eccentric musicians. He graduated with a degree in computer engineering in the 1990s and worked in …

David Heinemeier Hansson on Digital Security, Company Culture, and the Value of Schooling (#203)

David Heinemeier Hansson on Digital Security, Company Culture, and the Value of Schooling (#203)

David “DHH” Heinemeier Hansson (@dhh) is the creator of Ruby on Rails, founder and CTO at Basecamp (formerly 37Signals), and the best-selling co-author of Rework and Remote: Office Not Required. Oh, and he went from not having a driver’s license at 25 to winning, at 34, the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, one of …