Blog Profile / Tim Ferriss


URL :http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Career Advice
Posts on Regator:576
Posts / Week:1.1
Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Dr. Gabor Maté — New Paradigms, Ayahuasca, and Redefining Addiction

“Trauma isn’t what happens to you, it’s what happens inside you.”  – Gabor Maté Dr. Gabor Maté (@drmate) is a physician who specializes in neurology, psychiatry, and psychology. He’s well known for studying and treating addiction. Dr. Maté has written several books, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction. […]

Bob Metcalfe — The Man (and Lessons) Behind Ethernet, Metcalfe’s Law, and More

“Never fire anybody alone.” -Bob Metcalfe Bob Metcalfe (@BobMetcalfe) is an MIT-Harvard-trained engineer-entrepreneur who became an Internet pioneer in 1970, invented Ethernet in 1973, and founded 3Com Corporation in 1979. About 1.2B Ethernet ports were shipped last year — 400M wired and 800M wireless (Wi-Fi). 3Com went public in 1984, peaked at $5.7B in annual […]

How to Build Popular Podcasts and Blogs

“Let the silence do the work.” – Cal Fussman  Many of you have asked me about strategies for building a popular blog and podcast. I’ve covered some aspects of growing a podcast in a previous post, and then Mari Takahashi (@atomicmari) — a successful ballerina, gamer, and content creator — sent me some very good […]

The 4-Hour Workweek Revisited

My first book, The 4-Hour Workweek, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Thousands of you have asked me how I would update it today — and many have asked why I haven’t updated it since 2009. For this episode, I discuss common questions and misperceptions, and how I would adjust certain chapters and recommendations. As always, thank […]

Best Investments, Bad Advice to Avoid, and Other Life Lessons

“The world always makes sense; we just don’t understand it.” -Adam Robinson This episode sets a new record with five guests — each considered among the best in their field. It features Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson), Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky), and Veronica Belmont (@Veronica). Show More Summary

Catherine Hoke — The Master of Second Chances

“You are not your past.” – Catherine Hoke Catherine Hoke (@catherine_hoke) is the founder of Defy Ventures, a non-profit organization that “transforms the hustle” of currently and formerly incarcerated people. Defy’s vision is to end mass incarceration by using entrepreneurship as a tool to transform legacies and human potential. Cat was named a #MakeTechHuman Agent of […]

Lessons and Warnings From Successful Risk Takers

“Don’t let someone knock you off your course after you’ve put in all the work.” – Soman Chainani This is a special episode of the podcast, which features three guests: author Soman Chainani (@SomanChainani), author Susan Cain (@susancain), and East Rock Capital co-founder and investor Graham Duncan. All three are featured in my latest book, Tribe […]

How The Best Overcome Fear

“Whatever you’re doing, don’t give a voice to things you’re not able to change.” – Vince Vaughn Welcome to another edition of The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour, where I share the habits and patterns of world-class performers revealed over nearly 300 interviews. In this episode, we’ll explore fear. Specifically, how to manage, mitigate, and overcome […]

Gretchen Rubin — Experiments in Happiness and Creativity

“I wish I could not wish.” – Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin (@gretchenrubin) is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold three million copies […]

How to Handle Information Overwhelm (And Social Media)

“Living well is the best revenge.” -George Herbert After reading Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, many of you have asked me how I process all of the information I receive. This episode will help you manage information overwhelm, recommend techniques for dealing with social media, and answer a few questions that have been […]

How to Build a Million-Dollar, One-Person Business – Case Studies from The 4-Hour Workweek

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been more than 10 years since The 4-Hour Workweek was published. And it amazes me that the book is still the most highlighted book across all of Amazon in 2017. I wanted The 4-Hour Workweek to be a compass for a new and revolutionary world. While many people have misunderstood the […]

Lessons from Bozoma Saint John — From Spike Lee to Uber, From Ghana to Silicon Valley

“We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.” – Bozoma Saint John Bozoma Saint John (@badassboz) is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber. Until June 2017, she was a marketing executive at Apple Music after joining the company in […]

Terry Crews — How to Have, Do, and Be All You Want

“Vulnerability is not weakness.” – Terry Crews Terry Crews (@terrycrews) is an actor and former NFL player (Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Philadelphia Eagles). His wide-ranging credits include the original...Show More Summary

The Man Who Taught Me How to Invest

“Holding a grudge is a symptom of not knowing how you want to spend the gift of the day.”  – Mike Maples, Jr. Mike Maples, Jr. (@m2jr) is the man who taught me how to invest. He’s one of my favorite people and a personal mentor. He is a partner at Floodgate, a venture capital firm […]

Tribe of Mentors Giveaway

If you have any interest in winning many of the “favorite purchases of $100 or less” that are featured in Tribe of Mentors, then the next two minutes of reading are definitely worth your time. I’ve partnered with StackSocial to offer you the ultimate Tribe of Mentors giveaway. We are offering an “Apple Dream Setup” as the […]

Overcoming Doubt, Battling the Busy Trap, and Enhancing Life — M. Sanjayan

“The messenger matters as much as the message.” – M. Sanjayan M. Sanjayan (@msanjayan) is a global conservation scientist specializing in how nature preserves and enhances human life. He serves as CEO for Conservation International, having joined CI in 2014 as executive vice president and senior scientist. He has led several key divisions including Oceans, Science, […]

The Answers to My Favorite Questions

“You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn This is an unusual episode. Instead of the typical interview format where I ask other people questions, I did what thousands of you have requested; I answered the 11 questions that are the foundation of Tribe of Mentors […]

Managing Procrastination, Predicting the Future, and Finding Happiness – Tim Urban

“I always thought the future would be intense, but now I think the future is going fully fucking crazy!” – Tim Urban Tim Urban (@waitbutwhy) is the author of the blog Wait But Why and has become one of the Internet’s most popular writers. According to Fast Company, Tim has “captured a level of reader engagement that even […]

Tribe of Mentors Podcast — Tim Urban

This is the most recent episode of my brand-new Tribe of Mentors podcast! It features a live interview I did with writer Tim Urban at Union Square Barnes & Noble in NYC on the launch day of Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World.  Here we go… Tim Urban (@waitbutwhy, waitbutwhy.com) is […]

How to Say No

This is a special episode of the podcast. When I wrote Tribe of Mentors, I reached out to many different experts, leaders, athletes, and entrepreneurs who are the best in the world at what they do. More than 130 people said yes — but many others said no. This episode covers rejection, and — more specifically […]

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