“You get what you celebrate.” – Frank Blake Frank Blake (@frankblake) served as chairman and CEO of The Home Depot from January 2007 to May 2014, and then as chairman through January of 2015.
“Welcome to heaven. Population: everyone.” – Aubrey Marcus Aubrey Marcus (IG: @aubreymarcus) is the founder and CEO of Onnit, a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization.
“Anything I come across that feels impossible, I probably need to take a second look.” – Joe Gebbia Joe Gebbia (@jgebbia) is a designer, entrepreneur, and global explorer.
“Hatred never ceases by hatred, but by love alone is healed. This is the ancient and eternal law.” – Jack Kornfield Jack Kornfield (@JackKornfield) trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma, shortly thereafter becoming one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.
In this episode, I answer the most up-voted questions from subscribers to 5-Bullet Friday, the free newsletter I send out every week.
“Trauma isn’t what happens to you, it’s what happens inside you.” – Gabor Maté Dr. Gabor Maté (@drmate) is a physician who specializes in neurology, psychiatry, and psychology.
“Never fire anybody alone.” -Bob Metcalfe Bob Metcalfe (@BobMetcalfe) is an MIT-Harvard-trained engineer-entrepreneur who became an Internet pioneer in 1970, invented Ethernet in 1973, and founded 3Com Corporation in 1979.
“Let the silence do the work.” – Cal Fussman Many of you have asked me about strategies for building a popular blog and podcast.
My first book, The 4-Hour Workweek, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Thousands of you have asked me how I would update it today — and many have asked why I haven’t updated it since 2009.
“The world always makes sense; we just don’t understand it.” -Adam Robinson This episode sets a new record with five guests — each considered among the best in their field.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
“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).
“Holding a grudge is a symptom of not knowing how you want to spend the gift of the day.” – Mike Maples, Jr.
“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.