Starting Up: How to get a venture funded business operational

This is an experimental post/set of posts. While many of our favorite podcasts talk about starting a new business, few actually get into the details of how to run a real business. I recently founded a company that raised over $100 million from “top tier” venture capitalists and needed to quickly become operational across NYC … Continue reading Starting Up: How to get a venture funded business operational

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The Very Useful – Volume 02 – Audiobooks

  Start by getting setup with Audible– Especially if you have any degree of commute, then I can’t recommend Audible enough. Listening to books is infinitely more productive and enjoyable than mediocre radio stations. There are different tiers of subscriptions, but the lowest level has been fine for me. As much as we LOVE podcasts, Audiobooks … Continue reading The Very Useful – Volume 02 – Audiobooks

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The Tim Ferriss Show #258: From Long-Shot to $50 Billion Empire – Bill Rasumessen

Bill Rasmussen (@bill_espn) is the co-founder of ESPN. He turned a massive gamble into an opportunity to create the 24-hour programming cycle used universally by networks today.

This episode comes from Tim’s new television show Fear(less), where I interview world-class performers about how they’ve overcome doubt, conquered fear, and made their toughest decisions. You can watch the entire first episode with illusionist David Blaine for free at att.net/fearless. (To watch all episodes, please visit DIRECTV NOW).

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The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour: How to Turn Failure into Success

“You will fall. And when you fall, the winner always gets up, and the loser stays down.”
-Arnold Schwarzenegger

In this episode, Tim discusses another frequently requested question from listeners. He has gathered some of the best advice about coping with frustrations and roadblocks, and — ultimately — learning how to turn failure into success.

These conversations are extremely valuable because they show you there is more than one way to achieve your goals. After more than 200 conversations with the world’s top performers, you start to spot certain patterns. These are the shared habits, hacks, philosophies, and tools that are the common threads of success, happiness, health, and wealth. Behind each success story is usually a lesson on how to overcome failure. Aside from Tim’s own take on the topic, this episode includes conversations with:

-Arnold Schwarzenegger
-Malcolm Gladwell
-Bryan Johnson
-A.J. Jacobs
-Shep Gordon

Enjoy!

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When To Quit – Tim Ferriss

Where’s the line between stubbornly pursuing an idea that isn’t working and the patience and persistence needed to actually make it work? In other words — when should you give up and quit and when should you push on?

Since this is something Tim has struggled with, I came to the conclusion that I should reach out to people who might have a better answer. So, Tim sent the question to the following entrepreneurs, authors, and innovators:

Scott Belsky
Seth Godin
James Altucher
Debbie Millman
Adam Robinson
Chase Jarvis
Rhonda Patrick

Their answers are a thorough overview of how to assess your own ideas and opportunities, and determine which ones are worth pursuing. Enjoy!

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#232: The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour: Controlling Stress, Nutrition Upgrades, and Improved Health

LISTEN HERE Check out Tim’s #1 NY times bestseller, Tools of Titans for more shared habits, hacks, philosophies and tools for improved health. Today’s guests: General Stanley McChrystal, who thrives on one meal per day. Tony Robbins discussing morning discipline and routines. Wim Hof who consciously controls his autonomic immune system. Dominic D’Agostino speaking about … Continue reading #232: The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour: Controlling Stress, Nutrition Upgrades, and Improved Health

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