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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.


#95: Lessons Learned from Jeff Bezos, Reid Hoffman, and More

August 4th, 2015

Episode 151 of 455 episodes

Phil Libin (@plibin)is the co-founder and executive chairman ofEvernote. Evernotehas roughly 150 million users, and I personally use it at least 10 times a day. It is my external brain for capturing all the information, documents, online articles, lists, etc. in my life. In this episode, Phil and I cover a ton. Here are just a few examples: - Philosophical and performance systems: Stoicism, electrical brain stimulation, and more - Phil's favorite lessons learned from Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn), and Hiroshi Mikitani (Rakuten) - Creating tech "for yourself" and Evernote's genesis story, leading to approximately 150 million users - The best toast in Singapore, the best hamburger in Tokyo, and why "Goat Simulator" is amazing. - Long-term (10,000-year) thinking and real versus imagined threats More importantly, he digs into his "a-ha" moments, and what you need to do bring your next big idea to life. Links, resources, and show notesfrom this episode can be found athttp://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast This episode is sponsoredby99Designs,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... This podcast is also brought to you byAthletic Greens.I get asked all the time, “If you could only use one supplement, what would it be?” My answer is, inevitably,Athletic Greens.It is myall-in-one nutritional insurance. I recommended it inThe 4-Hour Bodyand did not get paid to do so.Get 50% off your orderatAthletic Greens.com/Tim Enjoy!

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