Catherine Hoke — The Master of Second Chances

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“You are not your past.” – Catherine Hoke Catherine Hoke (@catherine_hoke) is the founder of Defy Ventures, a non-profit organization that “transforms the hustle” of currently and formerly incarcerated people. Defy’s vision is to end mass incarceration by using entrepreneurship as a tool to transform legacies and human potential. Cat was named a #MakeTechHuman Agent of Change by WIRED and Nokia for being one of 17 Global Influencers… Read Entire Story

Lessons and Warnings From Successful Risk Takers

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“Don’t let someone knock you off your course after you’ve put in all the work.” – Soman Chainani This is a special episode of the podcast, which features three guests: author Soman Chainani (@SomanChainani), author Susan Cain (@susancain), and East Rock Capital co-founder and investor Graham Duncan. All three are featured in my latest book, Tribe of Mentors, and all three share something in common: they&#… Read Entire Story

How The Best Overcome Fear

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“Whatever you’re doing, don’t give a voice to things you’re not able to change.” – Vince Vaughn Welcome to another edition of The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour, where I share the habits and patterns of world-class performers revealed over nearly 300 interviews. In this episode, we’ll explore fear. Specifically, how to manage, mitigate, and overcome fear, which is something I’ve battled for decades. This… Read Entire Story

Gretchen Rubin — Experiments in Happiness and Creativity

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“I wish I could not wish.” – Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin (@gretchenrubin) is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold three million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages. On her popular weekly podcast, Happier with Gretchen … Read Entire Story

How to Handle Information Overwhelm (And Social Media)

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“Living well is the best revenge.” -George Herbert After reading Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, many of you have asked me how I process all of the information I receive. This episode will help you manage information overwhelm, recommend techniques for dealing with social media, and answer a few questions that have been frequently asked about building a world-class network and writing books. I hope this … Read Entire Story

The Badass Brand-Builder: Bozoma Saint John

“We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.” – Bozoma Saint John Bozoma Saint John (@badassboz) is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber. Until June 2017, she was a marketing executive at Apple Music after joining the company in its acquisition of Beats Music. In 2016, Billboard named her Female Executive of the Year, she appeared on… Read Entire Story

How to Build a Million-Dollar, One-Person Business – Case Studies from The 4-Hour Workweek

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s been more than 10 years since The 4-Hour Workweek was published. And it amazes me that the book is still the most highlighted book across all of Amazon in 2017. I wanted The 4-Hour Workweek to be a compass for a new and revolutionary world. While many people have misunderstood the title, the book was written as a blueprint for escaping the rat race, living more, working less, and putting yourself… Read Entire Story

Lessons from Bozoma Saint John — From Spike Lee to Uber, From Ghana to Silicon Valley

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“We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.” – Bozoma Saint John Bozoma Saint John (@badassboz) is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber. Until June 2017, she was a marketing executive at Apple Music after joining the company in its acquisition of Beats Music. In 2016, Billboard named her Female Executive of the Year… Read Entire Story

Terry Crews — How to Have, Do, and Be All You Want

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“Vulnerability is not weakness.” – Terry Crews Terry Crews (@terrycrews) is an actor and former NFL player (Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Philadelphia Eagles). His wide-ranging credits include the original viral Old Spice commercials, television series such as The Newsroom, Arrested Development, and Everybody Hates Chris, and films including White Chicks, The Expendables franchise, Bridesmaids, and The Longest Yard. He now stars on the Golden… Read Entire Story

The Man Who Taught Me How to Invest

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“Holding a grudge is a symptom of not knowing how you want to spend the gift of the day.”  – Mike Maples, Jr. Mike Maples, Jr. (@m2jr) is the man who taught me how to invest. He’s one of my favorite people and a personal mentor. He is a partner at Floodgate, a venture capital firm that specializes in micro-cap investments in startups. He has been on the Forbes… Read Entire Story

Tribe of Mentors Giveaway

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If you have any interest in winning many of the “favorite purchases of $100 or less” that are featured in Tribe of Mentors, then the next two minutes of reading are definitely worth your time. I’ve partnered with StackSocial to offer you the ultimate Tribe of Mentors giveaway. We are offering an “Apple Dream Setup” as the grand prize, and there are tons of runner-up prizes (see below). For… Read Entire Story

Overcoming Doubt, Battling the Busy Trap, and Enhancing Life — M. Sanjayan

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“The messenger matters as much as the message.” – M. Sanjayan M. Sanjayan (@msanjayan) is a global conservation scientist specializing in how nature preserves and enhances human life. He serves as CEO for Conservation International, having joined CI in 2014 as executive vice president and senior scientist. He has led several key divisions including Oceans, Science, Development, Brand and Communications and Strategic Priorities. Sanjayan holds a doctorate from the… Read Entire Story