The Tim Ferriss Show
About This Show
Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
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The Importance of Being Dirty: Lessons from Mike Rowe
1 day ago
"Just because you love something doesn’t mean you
can’t suck at it." - Mike Rowe
Mike Rowe (@mikeroweworks) is perhaps the best storyteller and
pitchman I've ever had on the show.
You may know Mike Rowe as the host of Dirty Jobs. Mike Rowe is a TV host, writer,
narrator, producer, actor and spokesman. His performing career
began in 1984 when he faked his way into the Baltimore Opera
to get his union card and meet girls, both of which he accomplished
during a performance of Rigoletto. His transition to television
occurred in 1990 when — to settle a bet — he auditioned for the QVC
Shopping Channel and was promptly hired after talking about a
pencil for nearly eight minutes. There, he worked the graveyard
shift for three years, until he was ultimately fired for making fun
of products and belittling viewers.
Why listen to this episode? You will learn:
Secrets of the perfect pitch
How Mike flew around the world for free (until he got
Why to pursue opportunity instead of passion
How being different can help you win in business and
The business of Mike Rowe
Favorite books, voice-over artists, and much, much more...
Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast.
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