Outlier Academy

20 Minute Playbook Episodes

Learn the tactics, tools, and habits of iconic founders, renowned investors, and bestselling authors. As well as the books, figures, and ideas that have shaped them. All in about 20 minutes. Past guests include Scott Belsky (Benchmark & Adobe), Gokul Rajaram (Square & Doordash), Alexandra Zatarain (Eight Sleep), Brian Scudamore (1-800-GOT-JUNK), Adrian Auon (Forward), and James Currier (NfX). New episode every Tuesday.
Sept. 23, 2022

Replay – #105 Gokul Rajaram of Doordash, Square, and Google: My Favor…

In this Replay episode, we deconstruct Gokul Rajaram's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's …

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Sept. 16, 2022

#134 Chris Sparks, Author of Experiment Without Limits: My Favorite B…

In Episode #134, we deconstruct Chris Sparks's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the …

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Sept. 9, 2022

#132 Ben Blumenrose of Designer Fund: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habit…

In Episode #132, we deconstruct Ben Blumenrose's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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Sept. 2, 2022

#130 Robert Cantwell of Compound Kings: My Favorite Books, Tools, Hab…

In Episode #130, we deconstruct Robert Cantwell's peak performance playbook—from their favorite book to the tiny habit that's had…

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Aug. 26, 2022

#128 Andrew Herr of Fount: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits and More …

In Episode #128, we deconstruct Andrew Herr's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the b…

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Aug. 12, 2022

#126 Saad Alam of Hone Health: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits and M…

In Episode #126, we deconstruct Saad Alam's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the big…

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July 29, 2022

#124 Andrew Carter of Smallhold: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits and…

In Episode #124, we deconstruct Andrew Carter's peak performance playbook—from their favorite book to the tiny habit that's had t…

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July 22, 2022

#123 Steve Vassallo of Foundation Capital: My Favorite Books, Tools, …

In Episode #123, we deconstruct Steve Vassallo's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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July 15, 2022

#121 Adrian Aoun of Forward: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits and Mor…

In Episode #121, we deconstruct Adrian Aoun's peak performance playbook—from their favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the…

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July 8, 2022

#119 Michael Brandt of HVMN and Ketone IQ: My Favorite Books, Tools, …

In Episode #119, we deconstruct Michael Brandt's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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July 1, 2022

#117 Adam Nash of Daffy: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits and More | …

In Episode #117, we deconstruct Adam Nash's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the big…

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June 24, 2022

#115 Milind Mehere of Yieldstreet: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits a…

In Episode #115, we deconstruct Milind Mehere's peak performance playbook—from their favorite book to the tiny habit that's had t…

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June 17, 2022

#113 Mo Islam of Payload Space: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and…

In Episode #113, we’re joined by Mo Islam, Payload’s Co-Founder. We cover lessons we can learn from the Apollo space era, why kil…

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June 10, 2022

#111 Illia Polosukhin of NEAR: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and …

In Episode #111, we deconstruct Illia Polosukhin's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had …

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June 3, 2022

#109 Alex Simon of Elude: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More …

Alex Simon is CEO and Co-Founder of Elude, a travel app that allows users to discover new destinations based on timing and budget…

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