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.
Oct. 20, 2021

#60 Marc Champagne, Author of Personal Socrates: My Favorite Books, T…

In Episode #60, we deconstruct Marc Champagne's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the…

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Oct. 13, 2021

#58 James Currier of NfX: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More …

In Episode #58, we deconstruct James Currier's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the …

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Oct. 7, 2021

#56 Vivek Sodera of Superhuman: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and…

In Episode #56, we deconstruct Vivek Sodera's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the b…

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Sept. 29, 2021

#54 Dave Eisenberg of Zigg Capital: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits,…

In Episode #54, we deconstruct Dave Eisenberg's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the…

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Sept. 22, 2021

#52 David McDonough of Commonstock: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits,…

In Episode #52, we deconstruct David McDonough's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had th…

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Sept. 15, 2021

#50 Ryan Boykin of REACTIV: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and Mor…

In Episode #50, we deconstruct Ryan Boykin's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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Sept. 8, 2021

#48 Jack Swain of Mindbloom: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and Mo…

In Episode #48, we deconstruct Jack Swain's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the big…

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Aug. 25, 2021

#45 Dan Frommer of The New Consumer: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits…

In Episode #45, we deconstruct Dan Frommer's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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Aug. 4, 2021

#43 Lopa van der Mersch of Rasa: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, an…

In Episode #43, we deconstruct Lopa van der Mersch's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's ha…

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July 28, 2021

#41 Joe Percoco of Titan: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More …

In Episode #41, we deconstruct Joe Percoco's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the bi…

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July 20, 2021

#39 Rishi Garg of Mayfield: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and Mor…

In Episode #39, we deconstruct Rishi Garg's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the big…

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July 14, 2021

#37 Addie Lerner of Avid Ventures: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, …

In Episode #37, we deconstruct Addie Lerner's peak performance playbook—from her favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the b…

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