Blog Profile / Tim Ferriss


URL :http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Career Advice
Posts on Regator:525
Posts / Week:1.1
Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

When to Quit – Lessons from World-Class Entrepreneurs, Investors, Authors, and More

“Remember: it’s not a failure until you accept defeat.” -Debbie Millman I’m very excited to share this episode. It’s our first “roundtable” approach to discussing a single topic. This came about when I asked 5-Bullet Friday subscribers (sign up here if you’re interested) to send me questions, and one that stuck out was: Where’s the […]

Morning Routines and Strategies

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W. H. Auden This is a special episode of the podcast. After more than 200 conversations with the world’s top performers, you start to spot certain patterns. These are the shared habits, hacks, philosophies, and tools that are the common threads of success, happiness, […]

How to Make a Perennial Bestseller

Note from the editor: The following is a guest post by Ryan Holiday. Ryan (FB/IG/TW: @RyanHoliday) is the bestselling author of six books, including The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy and The Daily Stoic. His books are used by many NFL teams, including the Seahawks and Patriots, and was read by members of the […]

The 10 Commandments of Startup Success with Reid Hoffman

“Hard work isn’t enough, and more work is never the real answer.”  – Reid Hoffman In this special episode, we explore the “10 Commandments for Startup Success” as taught by the one and only Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn, Twitter). Reid has been on the show before, and he is often referred to as “The Oracle of Silicon […]

Inside the World of SuperTraining – Mark Bell

“Multiply your muscle and multiply your hustle.” – Mark Bell Mark Bell (@MarkSmellyBell) is the founder of Super Training Gym in Sacramento, which is often referred to as “the strongest gym in the West.” Prior to opening his own gym, he spent time studying training under the legendary Louie Simmons at Westside Barbell. Mark is no stranger […]

How to Live Without Limits – Kyle Maynard

“Dreams don’t have to manifest as you imagined. They just have to set you on a path because there is always a way.” – Kyle Maynard Kyle Maynard (@kylemaynard) is a motivational speaker, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and ESPY award-winning mixed martial arts athlete, known for becoming the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of […]

Myers-Briggs, Diet Mistakes, and Immortality

In this episode, I’m answering your questions. I’m responding to the most upvoted questions from subscribers to 5-Bullet Friday, the newsletter I send out every week. It explores five cool things I’ve found, including apps, books, gadgets, albums, articles, new hacks/tricks, and — of course — all sorts of weird stuff I dig up around […]

How to Make a Difference and Find Your Purpose — Blake Mycoskie

“You can’t lose everything when what you care about are the people and the memories you have.”  – Blake Mycoskie This episode of the podcast features Blake Mycoskie (@blakemycoskie). Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, and the person behind the One for One® business model, which helps a person in […]

Transcript: The 10 Commandments of Startup Success with Reid Hoffman

When Reid Hoffman — who is rightly called “the Oracle of Silicon Valley” by many tech giants — returned to the podcast, I figured it would be popular, but it exploded. Many of you have asked for the transcript of our conversation, so you can find it below. More accurately, it’s a draft script, so […]

The 10 Commandments of Startup Success with Reid Hoffman

“Hard work isn’t enough, and more work is never the real answer.”  – Reid Hoffman On this special episode, we’re going to share with you the “10 Commandments for Startup Success.” They’re drawn from the new podcast Masters of Scale, which is hosted by my friend and today’s guest Reid Hoffman (@reidhoffman). Reid has been […]

Cool Tools for Travel – Tim Ferriss and Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) might be the real-life Most Interesting Man In The World. I’ve always wanted to travel with him, and we recently headed to Uzbekistan together. This episode covers some of our favorite travel tools. Kevin is Senior Maverick at Wired Magazine, which he co-founded in 1993. He also co-founded the All Species Foundation, a […]

Tools of Titans — A Few Goodies from the Cutting Room Floor

This post contains a few things that didn’t make it into Tools of Titans (#1 NYT), pulled from more than 300 cuts. Please excuse casual grammar. This is how all people sound in-person, even uber-smart ones.  The below quotes weren’t copyedited for the book, as they didn’t make it in (though every person did), so any […]

Maximizing Strength, Improving Mindset, and Becoming the World’s Fittest Man – Jason Khalipa

“Be easy. Life is good.” – Jason Khalipa Jason Khalipa (@jasonkhalipa IG, Twitter) is one of the fittest men in the world – a title that was officially his when he won the CrossFit Games in 2008.  He is an 8-time CrossFit Games competitor, a 3-time Team USA CrossFit member, and — among other athletic […]

The Magic, Misdirection, and Mindset of David Blaine

“I never look at anything really as a success. I always look at it as a work in progress.” – David Blaine David Blaine (@davidblaine) is a magician, illusionist, and endurance artist. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance and has set and broken several world records. A while back, he taught a […]

The Quiet Master of Cryptocurrency — Nick Szabo

“Trusted third parties are security holes.” – Nick Szabo Nick Szabo (@NickSzabo4) is a polymath. The breadth and depth of his interests and knowledge are truly astounding. He’s a computer scientist, legal scholar, and cryptographer best known for his pioneering research in digital contracts and cryptocurrency. The phrase and concept of “smart contracts” were developed […]

How to Fear Less: Vince Vaughn

“Fear is more crippling than the actual consequences.” – Vince Vaughn Vince Vaughn (@WildWest) is one of the most prolific actors, writers, and producers in the world. He’s acted in more than thirty major motion pictures that have gone on to gross more than 1.7 billion at the box office. He is largely credited for […]

Fear{less} is Here!

I’m very excited to announce that my new TV show Fear{less} is now live! The “less” is in parentheses because the objective is to teach you to fear less, not to be fearless. Here’s a quick synopsis of the show: Fear(less) features in-depth, long-form conversations between bestselling author, entrepreneur, and investor Ferriss and top performers, […]

Phil Keoghan — The Magic of Bucket Lists and Amazing Races

“We celebrate success, but I think we should also just celebrate giving it a go.” – Phil Keoghan Phil Keoghan (@PhilKeoghan) has worked in television for almost thirty years on more than a thousand program episodes in more than a hundred countries. His work has earned him numerous awards, including ten prime-time Emmys. He is […]

Transcript: Dr Rhonda Patrick on Exploring Smart Drugs, Fasting, and Fat Loss

When Dr. Rhonda Patrick returned to the podcast for a Q&A episode, I figured it would be popular. But I didn’t realize it would quickly become one of the most downloaded episodes of all-time. As a result, many of you asked for the transcript of our conversation, so here it is. Dig in and enjoy the […]

The Relationship Episode: Sex, Love, Polyamory, Marriage, and More (with Esther Perel)

“Nothing will give us more meaning in life than to know that we matter for others.” – Esther Perel I’ve wanted to speak with psychotherapist Esther Perel for years. In a cover story, The New York Times called her the most important game changer in sexuality and relational health since Dr. Ruth. Her TED talks […]

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