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.
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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May 27, 2022

#107 Howie Schwab of Driehaus: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and …

In Episode #107, we deconstruct Howie Schwab's peak performance playbook—from their favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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May 13, 2022

#105 Gokul Rajaram of Doordash, Square, and Google: My Favorite Books…

In Episode #105, we deconstruct Gokul Rajaram's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the…

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May 6, 2022

#103 Andrew Jamison of Extend: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and …

In Episode #103, we deconstruct Andrew Jamison's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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April 22, 2022

#101 Alex Rubalcava of Stage Venture Partners: My Favorite Books, Too…

In Episode #101, we deconstruct Alex Rubalcava's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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April 15, 2022

Eric Markowitz, Head of Research at Worm Capital | Worm's Two-Step Re…

Listen as we deconstruct Eric Markowitz's, Director of Research at Worm Capital, peak performance playbook. We cover everything f…

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April 8, 2022

#97 Ben Boyer of R-Zero: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More |…

In Episode #97, we deconstruct Ben Boyer's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bigg…

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April 1, 2022

#95 Brian Scudamore of 1-800-GOT-JUNK and O2E Brands: My Favorite Boo…

In Episode #95, we deconstruct Brian Scudamore's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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March 25, 2022

#93 Edward Sullivan of Velocity Coaching: My Favorite Books, Tools, H…

In Episode #93, we deconstruct Edward Sullivan's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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