Podcast Notes Summary – The Immunity Elixir

Having now listened to hundreds (maybe thousands?) of podcasts, we thought it might be time to start compiling the best findings and recommendations we have heard. Given the crazy flu this year, we wanted to get started with immunity. Getting sick sucks, but there are ways to reduce your risk. Here’s a recipe, pieced together from interviews with Tim Ferriss, Rhonda Patrick, and many other high performers, on how to avoid getting sick and keep your immune system functioning properly.

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The Tim Ferriss Show: The 4-Hour Workweek Revisited

Tim’s first book, The 4-Hour Workweek, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Thousands have asked how he would update it today — and many have asked why he hasn’t updated it since 2009.

For this episode, he discusses common questions and misperceptions, and how he would adjust certain chapters and recommendations.


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The Tim Ferriss Show: The Badass Brand-Builder – 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 Fortune’s 40 under 40, and Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People.

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The Erotic Playbook of a Top-Earning Sex Worker (NSFW): The Tim Ferriss Show

Alice Little is considered the #1 top-earning legal sex worker in the United States. She is a 4’8″ legal sex worker at Nevada’s world famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch. This episode is definitely not suitable for work (NSFW).

In this wide-ranging episode, Tim and Alice cover a lot of ground, including:
Technical sex tips
How Alice puts people at ease, including adult virgins
BDSM and power play
Her music playlist for getting people into the erotic zone
Misconceptions about sex workers and the realities
Why “The Girlfriend Experience (GFE)” is her most popular offering
How she works with couples who want to explore new boundaries


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Intimacy, Emotional Baggage, Relationship Longevity, and More – Esther Perel on The Tim Ferriss Show

The New York Times called her the most important game-changer in sexuality and relational health since Dr. Ruth.

Her TED talks on maintaining desire and rethinking infidelity have more than 17 million views, and she’s tested and been exposed to everything imaginable in 34 years of running her private therapy practice in New York City.

In this episode, Esther explains:

How to foster relationship longevity.
The most effective ways to improve communication in relationships.
How to deal with criticism.
Letting go of emotional baggage from past relationships.
How to know when to move on from a relationship that doesn’t seem to be working.
And much more.

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The Tim Ferriss Show: Sharon Salzberg, World-Renowned Meditation Teacher

Sharon Salzberg (@SharonSalzberg) is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher, and New York Times bestselling author.

Sharon has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and she has written ten books — from her seminal Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness to her latest, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection.

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The Tim Ferriss Show: Sir Richard Branson — The Billionaire Maverick of the Virgin Empire

Sir Richard Branson (@richardbranson), founder and chairman of The Virgin Group, is a world-famous entrepreneur, adventurer, activist, and business icon. He has launched a dozen billion-dollar businesses and hundreds of other companies.

His new autobiography, Finding My Virginity, shares the candid details of a lifetime of triumphs and failures and provides an intimate look at his never-ending quest to push boundaries, break rules, and seek new frontiers.

Tim and Richard cover a lot, thank god for notes!

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The Tim Ferriss Show: Investing Wisdom from Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, Chris Sacca, and Others

This episode contains some of the best lessons Tim has learned about investing, making money, and growing your personal wealth. It was inspired by his recent talk with Ray Dalio, which has been incredibly popular and led to many additional questions about money and investing.

There is no doubt we need to create systems and procedures that work for each of us. What works for me might not work for you. But you can learn from some of the smartest money managers in the world, and this includes billionaires and legends in the world of finance.

This episode includes tips and recommendations from:

Marc Andreessen
Chris Sacca
Reid Hoffman
Peter Thiel
Seth Godin

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