On Outliers, Daniel Scrivner explores the tactics, routines, and habits of world-class performers working at the edge — in business, investing, science, and so much more. In each episode, he decodes what they've mastered and what they've learned along the way. Start learning from the world's best… Read more
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Before I even introduce this episode’s guest, you’ll likely recognize her voice. Jessica Hansen (@JessActs) is NPR’s voice of underwriting as well as its in-house voice coach. We sit down to discuss:
The importance of having a strong voice in both a professional and personal setting.
The “ideal”… Read more
" Chris Sparks: why you should not check your email first thing in the morning "
In the world premier of Outliers, I sit down with Top 20 poker player and peak performance coach Chris Sparks. Brought to you by Flow.“If you can improve fast enough in the right areas, then the score will take care of itself.” — Chris SparksImagine blocking your emails until noon each day. What… Read more
“I believe everything happens for a reason. I don't have any regrets, even though I've done some stupid stuff in my life—like, really dumb things. I wouldn't take it back, because I learned more from my flaws and failures than I have from the “successes” of life. Those have been the character… Read more
"Mark Sisson: the importance of sunlight and daily vitamin D"
“I was really interested in achieving good health along with performance, and I sacrificed my health in the name of performance. So I wondered if there was a way in which we could kind of have both—that I could be strong and lean and fit and happy and healthy and productive and shiny and sparkly… Read more
"Casey Putschoegl: using "glows and grows" for sharing feedback "
“I do believe that if you want to level up your leadership skills, if you want to contribute at a higher level... everybody should have some form of assistance.” — Casey PutschoeglIn this episode of Outliers, I’m talking with Casey about how she’s built a successful executive assistant agency with… Read more
"Carey Smith: own your mistakes and accept the consequences "
To close out the year, we're replaying the most popular episodes of Outliers in 2020. Coming in 2nd place is Carey Smith, the Founder and CEO of Big Ass Fans responsible for growing the company from $0 to $500 million. We cover the lessons he learned building a $500M business, including the… Read more
“What is this thing we call technology? In the cosmological sense, like, where does it fit in? How does it relate to life? And my current summary would be that it is an extension of life and therefore is not contrary to life. It's an extended version of life—and that gives me hope, because it means… Read more
"Laurence Gonzales: dealing with post-traumatic stress"
📻 Listen now in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Overcast, Breaker, Castbox, Google Podcasts, or on your favorite podcast platform. 🎥 And watch the full interview or select clips on YouTube.In this episode of Outliers (which is brought to you by Flow), I sit down with Laurence Gonzales — an award-winning… Read more
" The Paterson Center's approach to gaining perspective"
Have you ever spilled your guts to a complete stranger?Pete Richardson did many years ago, and that conversation has since changed his life. In this episode of Outliers (which is brought to you by Flow), I sit down with Pete, the Co-Founder, Chief Visionary Officer, and Master Guide at the… Read more
In this episode of Outliers, I sit down with Dylan Taylor (@SpaceAdvisor), one of the top 10 investors in space technology in 2019.We discuss:
How to invest in space—and actually see a return.
How advancements in space, particularly the advent of reusable launch systems, have recaptured humanity’s… Read more