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.
January 29th, 2015
Episode 59 of 451 episodes
(Part 2 of 2)How do you create a blockbuster podcast?This episode explores the tips, tricks, and best practices of a master. My guest isAlex Blumberg,who cut his teeth on the king of all radio shows (This American Life) and recently co-foundedGimlet Media. Gimlet swiftlyconquered the iTunes rankings with two blockbuster podcasts:Reply All and StartUp. Podcasters everywhere asked: how the hell does he do it? This episode provides some answers. (This Part 2 also includes asample of my upcoming Arnold Schwarzenegger episode!) Show notes and links mentioned can be found atfourhourworkweek.com/podcast