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Habits, Systems and Mental Models for Top Performance

The Tim Ferriss Show, Tim Ferriss, Daniel Ek

5 mins

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In this December 2020 episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek discusses the habits, mindset, and leadership strategies that contributed to his success.

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Habits, Systems and Mental Models for Top Performance

Habits, Systems and Mental Models for Top Performance

by The Tim Ferriss Show

Overview

What does it take to achieve the highest level of success in your field? Is pure hard work the key, or is it more effective to be intentional with your time and effort? For Daniel Ek, small changes led to big results.

In his podcast, Tim Ferriss interviews those at the top of their fields to unlock the secrets to their success. Daniel Ek is the co-founder and CEO of Spotify, a music streaming platform with over 400 million active users worldwide. Since the Stockholm-based company's launch in 2006, Ek helped grow Spotify from a startup to a $33 billion company.

In this episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, Ek delves into the methods, rituals, and strategies he employs to forward personal growth, sharing crucial lessons he learned from building Spotify that we can apply to our own ventures.

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What are skills that I currently don't have today that I'll likely have to develop? What are the rituals, habits, and processes to get me there?

- Daniel Ek

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