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.
March 18, 2022

#91 Alexandra Zatarain of Eight Sleep: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habi…

In Episode #91, we deconstruct Alexandra Zatarain's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had…

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March 11, 2022

#89 Mike Clare of Mood Health: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and …

In Episode #89, we deconstruct Mike Clare’s peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the big…

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Feb. 18, 2022

#87 Jessica Schaefer of Bevel: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and …

In Episode #87, we deconstruct Jessica Schaefer's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had t…

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Feb. 11, 2022

#85 Robbie Bent of Othership: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and M…

In Episode #85, we deconstruct Robbie Bent's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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Feb. 4, 2022

#83 Brett Goldstein of Launch House: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits…

In Episode #83, we deconstruct Brett Goldstein's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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Jan. 28, 2022

#81 Luke Gromen, Author of The Forest for the Trees: My Favorite Book…

In Episode #81, we deconstruct Luke Gromen's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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Jan. 21, 2022

#79 Mike Sall of Goldfinch: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and Mor…

In Episode #79, we deconstruct Mike Sall's peak performance playbook—from their favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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Jan. 14, 2022

#77 Joey Krug of Pantera: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More …

In Episode #77, we deconstruct Joey Krug's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bigg…

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Jan. 7, 2022

#75 Jason Crawford of Roots of Progress: My Favorite Books, Tools, Ha…

In Episode #75, we deconstruct Jason Crawford's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the…

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Dec. 17, 2021

#73 Mercedes Bent of Lightspeed: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, an…

In Episode #73, we deconstruct Mercedes Bent's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the …

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Dec. 1, 2021

#70 Chris Zarou of Visionary Music Group: My Favorite Books, Tools, H…

In Episode #70, we deconstruct Chris Zarou's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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Nov. 17, 2021

#68 Jacob Helberg, Author of The Wires of War: My Favorite Books, Too…

In Episode #68, we deconstruct Jacob Helberg's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the …

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Nov. 10, 2021

#66 Marshall Haas of Peel: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More…

In Episode #66, we deconstruct Marshall Haas' peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the b…

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Nov. 3, 2021

#64 Dana Dunford of Hemlane: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and Mo…

In Episode #64, we deconstruct Dana Dunford's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the b…

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Oct. 27, 2021

#62 Rachel Sanders of Rootine: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and …

In Episode #62, we deconstruct Rachel Sanders’ peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the …

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