A.J. Jacobs — 10 Strategies to Be Happier Through Gratitude (#344)

A.J. Jacobs — 10 Strategies to Be Happier Through Gratitude (#344)

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A.J. Jacobs — 10 Strategies to Be Happier Through Gratitude (#344)
Photo by Lem Lattimer “Paradoxically but wonderfully, focusing on someone else’s happiness will actually make you happier.” — A.J. Jacobs A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs) takes over the show for a special episode. A.J. is a kindred guinea pig of self-experimentation who chronicles his shenanigans in books that seem to keep winding up as New York Times best sellers. The Know-It-All was about his quest to learn everything in the world. In The Year of Living Biblically, he tried to follow all the rules of the Bible as literally as possible. Drop Dead Healthy followed his well- (and ill-) advised experiments to become the healthiest person alive. My Life as an Experiment is about exactly what it sounds like, and It’s All Relative aimed to connect all of humanity in one family tree. His latest book, Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey, chronicles his journey around the world to personally thank everyone along the supply chain who makes his morning cup of coffee a possibility: the farmer of the coffee beans, the barista, the designer of the logo for the coffee, the truck driver who transported the coffee beans, the guy who painted the yellow lines on the road so the truck wouldn’t [...]
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Caterina Fake — Lessons from Flickr, Kickstarter, Etsy, and Much More (#360)

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Caterina Fake — Lessons from Flickr, Kickstarter, Etsy, and Much More (#360)
Credit: Richard Morgenstein “I really am a big believer in people’s creativity flourishing when they come at things from a different direction and see things in a different way.” — [...]
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Tobi Lütke — The Oracle of Ottawa (#359)

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Tobi Lütke — The Oracle of Ottawa (#359)
“Feedback is a gift.” — Tobi Lütke Tobi Lütke (@tobi) is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shopify. In 2004, Tobi began building software to launch an online snowboard store c [...]
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Ken Block — The Story of DC Shoes, Rally Car Racing, and 500+ Million Views (#358)

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Ken Block — The Story of DC Shoes, Rally Car Racing, and 500+ Million Views (#358)
Credits: Hoonigan Racing Division “In life — from the simplest thing to the biggest thing — I want to be proud of what it is and stake my claim: ‘That’s mine and that’s how [...]
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Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity (#357)

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Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity (#357)
Photo by Pasi Salminen “So often, when you see someone who’s really good at almost anything, it’s because they actually started out exactly the opposite — and then they cared so mu [...]
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Peter Mallouk — Exploring the Worlds of Investing, Assets, and Quality of Life (#356)

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Peter Mallouk — Exploring the Worlds of Investing, Assets, and Quality of Life (#356)
“You spend the first 20 years of being rich accumulating all of this stuff. And then you’ll spend the next 20 years trying to get out of one thing after another to simplify your life.̶ [...]
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The 25 Most-Clicked Links from My Newsletter in 2018

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The 25 Most-Clicked Links from My Newsletter in 2018
Photo by Matteo Pezzi What do roughly 1.5 million subscribers to my newsletter care about most? Or put another way, if they voted with clicks, what most caught their attention in 2018? The 25 items b [...]
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No Permission Needed To Be Yourself—How To Break Through Your Fears

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No Permission Needed To Be Yourself—How To Break Through Your Fears
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark and Scott talk with Ozeal Debastos—a podcaster, a proud gen-xer and a digital marketing strategist for the Houston-based creative marketing a [...]
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Greg McKeown — How to Master Essentialism (#355)

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Greg McKeown — How to Master Essentialism (#355)
“If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will.” — Greg McKeown Greg McKeown (@GregoryMcKeown) is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Essentialism: The Disciplined [...]
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Forget New Year’s Resolutions and Conduct a ‘Past Year Review’ Instead

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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” [...]
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Real 4-Hour Workweek Case Studies — How to Generate 8-Figure Revenue at Age 21 (Or Any Age) (#354)

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Real 4-Hour Workweek Case Studies — How to Generate 8-Figure Revenue at Age 21 (Or Any Age) (#354)
“I think the role of the entrepreneur in the world is to find ways to do things better or more efficiently and then try to do that as many times over with the help of other people.” — Sa [...]
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Patrick Collison — CEO of Stripe (#353)

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Patrick Collison — CEO of Stripe (#353)
Credit: O Hello Media, Eric Ananmalay “If people around you don’t think what you’re doing is a bit strange, maybe it’s not strange enough.” — Patrick Collison Patrick C [...]
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Dr. Peter Attia vs. Tim Ferriss (#352)

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Dr. Peter Attia vs. Tim Ferriss (#352)
“Unhappiness is at the root of more pain, I would suspect, than any ailment that falls in the ‘physical’ body. And to think that we have compounds that could play such an important r [...]
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Real 4-Hour Workweek Case Studies — Allen Walton and SpyGuy, The Path to Seven Figures (#351)

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Real 4-Hour Workweek Case Studies — Allen Walton and SpyGuy, The Path to Seven Figures (#351)
“And then I wake up at 7:00 a.m., and I roll over and look at my phone. And I have a notification from Shopify saying that I made my first sale for $149. And I let out this huge, orgasmic noise of r [...]
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Dr. Andrew Weil — Optimal Health, Plant Medicine, and More (#350)

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Dr. Andrew Weil — Optimal Health, Plant Medicine, and More (#350)
“I’ve gotten away with saying the most outrageous things because I’m not angry. And people listen, and we can have actual dialog.” — Dr. Andrew Weil  Andrew Weil, M.D. (@DrWeil) is [...]
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The Importance of Selling Yourself Through Social Media

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The Importance of Selling Yourself Through Social Media
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark and Scott are joined by the Project Ninja, Lyndsay Phillps! Lyndsay is the CEO of Smooth Sailing Business Growth, a content marketing company t [...]
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LeBron James and His Top-Secret Trainer, Mike Mancias (#349)

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LeBron James and His Top-Secret Trainer, Mike Mancias (#349)
Photo by Eric Ray Davidson “I try to put myself in a mental state of, ‘How do I learn from that defeat? How do I learn from that loss?'” — LeBron James “Recovery never stops. [...]
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Dave Elitch — How to Get Out of Your Own Way (#348)

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Dave Elitch — How to Get Out of Your Own Way (#348)
Photo by Dan Gillan “Slow down. Do it again.” — Dave Elitch Dave Elitch (IG: @daveelitch) first garnered attention with his band Daughters of Mara’s debut album I am Destroyer in 2 [...]
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Stan Grof, Lessons from ~4,500 LSD Sessions and Beyond (#347)

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Stan Grof, Lessons from ~4,500 LSD Sessions and Beyond (#347)
Stan Grof (right) with the legendary Albert Hofmann (left), the first person to synthesize LSD. “I realized people were not having LSD experiences; they were having experiences of themselves. Bu [...]
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Avatar Director James Cameron’s Daily Routine for Endurance and Stamina (Plus: James’s Smoothie Recipe)

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Avatar Director James Cameron’s Daily Routine for Endurance and Stamina (Plus: James’s Smoothie Recipe)
Note from the editor: This post accompanies the recent episodes of The Tim Ferriss Show and the Tribe of Mentors podcasts featuring Suzy Amis Cameron and James Cameron. It explores James’s dail [...]
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James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron — How to Think Big, Start Small, and Change the World (#346)

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James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron — How to Think Big, Start Small, and Change the World (#346)
“Hope is not a strategy. Luck is not a factor. Fear is not an option.” — James Cameron James Cameron (@jimcameron) is a filmmaker and deep sea explorer. He is writer, director and produc [...]
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Doug McMillon — CEO of Walmart (#345)

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Doug McMillon — CEO of Walmart (#345)
Doug McMillon (IG: @dougmcmillon) is president and chief executive officer of Walmart, a company that, if it were a country, would be the 25th largest economy in the world. Walmart serves 265 million [...]
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EP 38: Building Wealth Through Note Investing with the Cash Flow Chick, Paige Panzarello

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EP 38: Building Wealth Through Note Investing with the Cash Flow Chick, Paige Panzarello
Paige Panzarello is the “Cashflow Chick”. Having been a Real Estate investor and entrepreneur for over 20 years, Paige has been successful in completing over $150 million in real estate transactio [...]
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Seth Godin on How to Say “No,” Market Like a Professional, and Win at Life (#343)

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Seth Godin on How to Say “No,” Market Like a Professional, and Win at Life (#343)
Photo by Brian Bloom “Price is a story.” — Seth Godin Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog, seths.blog) is the author of 18 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 language [...]
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Sam Harris, Ph.D. — How to Master Your Mind (#342)

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Sam Harris, Ph.D. — How to Master Your Mind (#342)
Photo by Christopher Michel “The goal of meditation is to uncover a form of wellbeing that is inherent to the nature of our minds.” — Sam Harris Sam Harris (@SamHarrisOrg) received a deg [...]
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A Freeway Runs Through It—Buying In The Path Of Growth

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A Freeway Runs Through It—Buying In The Path Of Growth
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income—Round Table edition, Mark is joined by: Jeannie Morem Aaron Williams Erik Peterson Scott Todd Scott Bossman Mimi Schmidt We start off with a case [...]
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Nick Kokonas — How to Apply World-Class Creativity to Business, Art, and Life (#341)

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Nick Kokonas — How to Apply World-Class Creativity to Business, Art, and Life (#341)
“I just look at some things and go, “Why is that? Why does it work that way?” Oftentimes, the people most entrenched in a system have no idea why.” — Nick Kokonas Nick Kokonas (IG: @ [...]
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Paul Stamets — The Mushroom King on Medicine, Psychedelics, and Saving Humanity (#340)

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Paul Stamets — The Mushroom King on Medicine, Psychedelics, and Saving Humanity (#340)
“The war against nature is a war against your own biology.” — Paul Stamets Paul Stamets (@PaulStamets) is an intellectual and industry leader in the habitat, medicinal use, and production of fun [...]
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Hamilton Morris on Better Living Through Chemistry: Psychedelics, Smart Drugs, and More (#337)

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Hamilton Morris on Better Living Through Chemistry: Psychedelics, Smart Drugs, and More (#337)
(Photo: Danilo Parra) “It’s good to take things seriously. You don’t want to be afraid, but it’s a serious experience. I would say it’s no less serious than being reborn. [...]
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