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.
July 1st, 2014
Episode 16 of 406 episodes
Joe De Sena is the co-founder of The Death Race, Spartan Race (1M+ competitors), and more. Among other things, he has personally completed the famously grueling Iditarod dogsledding race...by FOOT. What about the Badwater Ultramarathon, Vermont 100, and Lake Placid Ironman? He did all of those in ONE WEEK. The man is a maniac, but he's also strategic and tactical. This episode covers his story, as well as his approaches to grit, endurance, and building empires.