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Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.


#80: Chris Sacca on Being Different and Making Billions

May 31st, 2015

Episode 103 of 455 episodes

"Fuck it... I'm just not going to play this traditionally anymore." -Chris Sacca Chris Saccawas recentlythe cover story of the "Midas Issue"of Forbes Magazine. The reason: He is a newly-minted billionaire and the proprietor of what will likely be themost successful venture capitalfundin history: LOWERCASE I ofLOWERCASE Capital. He's an early-stage investor in companies likeTwitter, Uber, Instagram, Kickstarter, and many more. In this interview, we discuss unfair advantages, how Chris chooses founders and investments, stories of missed opportunities, the styles thatdifferentiate Wall Street from Silicon Valley investors, and how keg parties can liberate law students from the tyrannyof class (Chris completed law school without attending any classes). Enjoy! All show notes, links, and resources from this episode can be found athttp://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast This podcast is brought to you byMeUndies.Have you ever wanted to be as powerful as a mullet-wearing ninja from the1980's, or as sleek as a black panther in the Amazon? Of course you have, and that's whereMeUndiescomes in. I've spent the last 2-3 weeks wearing underwear fromthese guys24/7,and they arethe most comfortable and colorful underwear I've ever owned.Their materials are 2x softer than cotton,as evaluated using theKawabata method. Check outMeUndies.com/Timto see my current faves (some are awesomely ridiculous)and, while you're at it, don't miss lots ofhot ladies wearing MeUndies. This podcast is also brought to you by99Designs,the world’s largest marketplace of graphic designers. Did you know I used 99Designs torapid prototype the coverforThe 4-Hour Body?Here are some of the impressive results. Click this linkand get a free $99 upgrade. Give it a test run.. Thanks for listening!

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