#274: Arianna Huffington, Media Maven

10/18/2017, 10:21:13 PM , duration(0:0:5)
Business Health Education
<p>Arianna Huffington (<a href="https://twitter.com/ariannahuff" target="_blank">@ariannahuff</a>) is the founder and CEO of <a href="https://www.thriveglobal.com/" target="_blank">Thrive Global</a>&nbsp;and founder of <a href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com/" target="_blank">The Huffington Post</a>. She has been named to Time magazine's list of the world's <a href="http://time.com/collection/2017-time-100/" target="_blank">100 Most Influential People</a> and Forbes' <a href="https://www.forbes.com/power-women/" target="_blank">Most Powerful Women</a> list.</p><p>Originally from Greece, Arianna moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge with an M.A. in economics. In late 2005, she launched <a href="https://www.huffingtonpost.com/" target="_blank">The Huffington Post</a>, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely read, linked to, and frequently cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, she won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting. In August of 2016, she launched <a href="https://www.thriveglobal.com/" target="_blank">Thrive Global</a> with a mission of ending the stress and burnout epidemic by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to well-being.</p><p>Arianna serves on a lot of boards -- including <a href="https://www.uber.com/" target="_blank">Uber</a> and <a href="https://www.publicintegrity.org/" target="_blank">The Center for Public Integrity</a> -- and she is the author of 15 books, including <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0804140863/offsitoftimfe-20" target="_blank">Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder</a> and <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/110190402X/offsitoftimfe-20" target="_blank">The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time</a>.</p><p>This is a wide-ranging conversation, and we get into plenty of tactics. Arianna is an expert storyteller and very funny -- enjoy!</p><p><strong>This podcast is brought to you by&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11864&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016&amp;utm_content=email" target="_blank"><strong>FreshBooks</strong></a><strong>.&nbsp;</strong>FreshBooks is the #1 cloud bookkeeping software, which is used by a ton of the start-ups I advise and many of the contractors I work with. It is the easiest way to send invoices, get paid, track your time, and track your clients.</p><p><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11864&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016&amp;utm_content=email" target="_blank"><strong>FreshBooks&nbsp;</strong></a>tells you when your clients have viewed your invoices, helps you customize your invoices, track your hours, automatically organize your receipts, have late payment reminders sent automatically and much more.</p><p>Right now you can get a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11864&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016&amp;utm_content=email" target="_blank"><strong>free month of complete and unrestricted use.</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;</strong>You do not need a credit card for the trial. To claim your free month and see how the brand new Freshbooks can change your business,&nbsp;<strong>go to </strong><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11864&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016&amp;utm_content=email" target="_blank"><strong>FreshBooks.com/Tim</strong></a><strong> and enter "</strong><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11864&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016&amp;utm_content=email" target="_blank"><strong>Tim Ferriss</strong></a><strong>" in the "how did you hear about us" section.</strong></p><p><strong>This podcast is also brought to you by&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://meundies.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>MeUndies</strong></a><strong>.</strong> I've spent the last few years wearing underwear from <a href="http://meundies.com/tim" target="_blank">these guys</a> 24/7, and they are the most comfortable and colorful underwear I've ever owned. MeUndies are designed in L.A. and made from sustainably sourced MicroModal -- a fabric three times softer than cotton. And now, they are also offering socks made from some of the most comfortable, premium materials.&nbsp;</p><p>If you don't love your first pair of MeUndies, they'll hook you up with a new pair or a refund.&nbsp;Check out <a href="http://meundies.com/tim" target="_blank">MeUndies.com/Tim</a> to see my current faves (some are awesomely ridiculous, like the camo) and get 20 percent off your first pair. <strong>That's </strong><a href="http://meundies.com/tim" target="_blank"><strong>MeUndies.com/Tim</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>