Tribe of Mentors — Naval Ravikant, Susan Cain, and Yuval Noah Harari (#442)

Tribe of Mentors — Naval Ravikant, Susan Cain, and Yuval Noah Harari (#442)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show! It will feature some of my favorite advice and profiles from Tribe of Mentors. Thousands of you have asked for years for the audiobook versions of Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, and they are now both finally available at audible.com/ferriss. Today’s episode will focus on my first chapter in Tribe of Mentors, as well …

Adam Robinson — Outflanking and Outsmarting the Competition (#322)

Adam Robinson — Outflanking and Outsmarting the Competition (#322)

“If I realize my focus is off, and certainly when I’m experiencing any negative emotions, I ask myself, ‘Where should my attention be right now?’ Almost always, the answer is ‘my mission,’ which is like a beacon that always beckons.” — Adam Robinson Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where I share …

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: The Answers to My Favorite Questions (#284)

Please enjoy this transcript of my answering my own 11 questions that are the foundation of Tribe of Mentors (and added in a few bonus answers). Transcripts may contain a few typos—with some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the interview here or by selecting any of the options …

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

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)

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 …

Overcoming Doubt, Battling the Busy Trap, and Enhancing Life — M. Sanjayan (#285)

Overcoming Doubt, Battling the Busy Trap, and Enhancing Life — M. Sanjayan (#285)

“The messenger matters as much as the message.” – M. Sanjayan M. Sanjayan (@msanjayan) is a global conservation scientist specializing in how nature preserves and enhances human life. He serves as CEO for Conservation International, having joined CI in 2014 as executive vice president and senior scientist. He has led several key divisions including Oceans, Science, …

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

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 …

10 Short Life Lessons From Steven Pressfield

10 Short Life Lessons From Steven Pressfield

The below profile is adapted from the new book, Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World, which features practical and detailed advice from 130+ of the world’s top performers. Enjoy! Steven Pressfield (@spressfield, stevenpressfield.com) has made a professional life in five different writing arenas — advertising, screenwriting, fiction, narrative nonfiction, and …