Derek Sivers Reloaded on the Tim Ferriss Show – Transcript

Below you’ll find the complete, unedited transcript of my interview with Derek Sivers on The Tim Ferriss Show. You can listen to the entire episode here or stream it below: NOTE: You are welc… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 8 days ago

Questions that changed my life (2016)

The following is a sample chapter from my new book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Any page numbers are from the print editio… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 15 days ago

Questions that changed my life (2016)

The following is a sample chapter from my new book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Any page numbers are from the print editio… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 16 days ago

Dr. Vivek Murthy Former Surgeon General on Combatting Covid-19,Loneliness and

“All of us, regardless of what stage of life we’re at, we’ve got three basic needs: we all want to know that we matter, we want to be seen for who we are, and we want to know that… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 4 months ago

Reasons Not to Become Famous (Or “A Few Lessons Learned Since 2007”)

November of 2008. I had more hair, a flip phone, and absolutely no idea what was coming. “Let the cymbals of popularity tinkle still. Let the butterflies of fame glitter with their wings. I shall e… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 6 months ago

Finding the One Decision That Removes 100 Decisions

Donald Knuth, a renowned mathematician and recipient of the Turing Award (considered the Nobel Prize of computer science), retired from using email in 1990.  He issued a public statement on hi… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 6 months ago

Commandments of Startup Success with Reid Hoffman

When Reid Hoffman — who is rightly called “the Oracle of Silicon Valley” by many tech giants — returned to the podcast, I figured it would be popular, but it exploded. Many of you have … | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 7 months ago

How to Find the Stillness You Need to Thrive

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: The following is a guest post from Ryan Holiday (@RyanHoliday). Ryan is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and writers on ancient philosophy and its place in everyday life. … | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 10 months ago

David Allen – The Art of Getting Things Done (GTD

“Your head’s for having ideas, not for holding them.” — David Allen David Allen (@gtdguy) is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on productivity, and his 35 years o… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 11 months ago

Charles Koch on Tim Ferriss [126:24]

“When goods don’t cross borders, soldiers will.” — Charles Koch, quoting Frédéric Bastiat This episode will no doubt surprise people, and my guest came to me through channels I wouldn’t… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 12 months ago

Why I’m Stopping the Fan-Supported Podcast Experiment

Greetings! This is a quick public service announcement: I will be stopping the fan-supported podcast experiment and moving back to an ad-supported podcast. This post will explain a few of the reaso… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

Eric Schmidt – Lessons from a Trillion-Dollar Coach

“You can systematize innovation even if you can’t completely predict it.” — Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt (@ericschmidt) is Technical Advisor and Board Member to Alphabet Inc., where … | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

The Unusual Books That Shaped Billionaires, Mega-Bestselling Authors

Who are the mentors to billionaires, chess prodigies, rockstars, and mega-bestselling authors?  Who teaches them to do what they do? To achieve the success they achieve? Oftentimes…it’s… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

Ten Lessons I Learned While Teaching Myself to Code

Note from the editor: The following is a guest post by Clive Thompson (@pomeranian99), a journalist who’s written about technology and science for two decades. Clive is a longtime contributin… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

Forget New Year’s Resolutions and Conduct a ‘Past Year Review’ Instead

I’m often asked about how I approach New Year’s resolutions. The truth is that I no longer approach them at all, even though I did for decades. Why the change? I have found “past year reviews” (PYR… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

Patrick Collison (CEO of Stripe) on Tim Ferriss' Podcast

“If people around you don’t think what you’re doing is a bit strange, maybe it’s not strange enough.” — Patrick Collison Patrick Collison (@patrickc) is chief executiv… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

Some Practical Thoughts on Suicide by Tim Ferriss

This happy-looking shot was taken in 1999, when I almost destroyed myself. In this post, I’m going to talk about suicide, and why I’m still on this planet. These are stories I’ve … | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 1 year ago

The Not-To-Do List (2007)

This is how the world felt before Crackberries. (LeoLuigi) “Not-to-do” lists are often more effective than to-do lists for upgrading performance. The reason is simple: what you don̵… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 2 years ago

Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes (2009)

(Photo: Dustin Diaz) How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time? Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement&… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 2 years ago

Michael Pollan – Exploring the New Science of Psychedelics

“Psychedelics, used responsibly and with proper caution, would be for psychiatry what the microscope is for biology and medicine or the telescope is for astronomy.” – Stanislav Gr… | Continue reading


@tim.blog | 2 years ago