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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.


Ep 56: How to Think Like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos

January 20th, 2015

Episode 56 of 455 episodes

Dr. Peter Diamandishas been named one of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders" by Fortune Magazine. You asked for an entire episode with him, so here it is! The subject is simple: How to think big, andhow to use thekey strategies ofPeter's friends and investors, includingElon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Larry Page.How do they create maximum leverage? How do they think differently? We explore all of this.SHOW NOTESand other links should be availableshortly here. In the field of innovation, Diamandis is Chairman and CEO of theX PRIZE Foundation. Among many other things, Diamandis is also the Co-Founder (along with Craig Venter and Bob Hariri) of Human Longevity Inc. (HLI); and Co-Founder of Planetary Resources, a company designing spacecraft to mine asteroidsforprecious materials (seriously). If I could ask one person to write one book, it would Peter and his new tome,Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World. In fact, I have been asking him for years, and now it has arrived. The back cover also gave me serious blurb envy.Check out these testimonialsfrom Bill Clinton, Eric Schmidt, and Ray Kurzweil. Ray says simply:“If you read one business book in the twenty-first century,thisshould be the one."

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