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Why you should define your fears instead of your goals | Tim Ferriss
Why you should define your fears instead of your goals | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/07/14
Channel: TED
Phil Hellmuth Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Phil Hellmuth Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2017/09/23
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Skills to master to be more productive | Tim Ferriss
Skills to master to be more productive | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/01/19
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss's advice on starting a business or podcast | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/08/11
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss: "How to Cage the Monkey Mind" | Talks at Google
Tim Ferriss: "How to Cage the Monkey Mind" | Talks at Google
Published: 2016/08/01
Channel: Talks at Google
Tim Ferriss and David Blaine - Fear{less}
Tim Ferriss and David Blaine - Fear{less}
Published: 2017/06/21
Channel: Clint Eastwood
A Day in the Life of Tim Ferriss; A Morgan Spurlock Production
A Day in the Life of Tim Ferriss; A Morgan Spurlock Production
Published: 2013/12/04
Channel: Michal Zuber
Tim Ferriss: Tools of Titans (Edited Version)
Tim Ferriss: Tools of Titans (Edited Version)
Published: 2017/02/02
Channel: Commonwealth Club
Tricks for Combatting Procrastination | Tim Ferriss
Tricks for Combatting Procrastination | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2016/12/06
Channel: Big Think
Tim Ferriss on Super Learning and Pushing the Limits | Impact Theory
Tim Ferriss on Super Learning and Pushing the Limits | Impact Theory
Published: 2017/01/17
Channel: Tom Bilyeu
Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss's Top 10 Rules For Success (@tferriss)
Published: 2015/06/20
Channel: Evan Carmichael
Tim Ferriss on how to apply stoic philosophy to your life | Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss on how to apply stoic philosophy to your life | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/07/20
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss on how to start meditating | Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss on how to start meditating | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/06/28
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Accelerated learning with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Accelerated learning with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/08/09
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Morning Routines and Strategies | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Morning Routines and Strategies | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2017/09/19
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Smash fear, learn anything | Tim Ferriss
Smash fear, learn anything | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2009/04/16
Channel: TED
Training Lessons from CrossFit Champion Jason Khalipa | Tim Ferriss
Training Lessons from CrossFit Champion Jason Khalipa | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/06/10
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss teaches speed reading | Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss teaches speed reading | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/07/26
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Productivity tips from Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Productivity tips from Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/07/28
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Joe Rogan Experience #320 - Tim Ferriss
Joe Rogan Experience #320 - Tim Ferriss
Published: 2013/01/30
Channel: PowerfulJRE
Tim Ferriss - The 9 Habits to Stop Now -- The Not-To-Do List
Tim Ferriss - The 9 Habits to Stop Now -- The Not-To-Do List
Published: 2017/03/16
Channel: The War on Mind and Body
Tim Ferriss - How to play poker
Tim Ferriss - How to play poker
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: Clint Eastwood
Tim Ferriss - 17 Questions That Changed My Life
Tim Ferriss - 17 Questions That Changed My Life
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: The War on Mind and Body
Tim Ferriss - How to Apply 80/20 Analysis to Life
Tim Ferriss - How to Apply 80/20 Analysis to Life
Published: 2017/05/22
Channel: The War on Mind and Body
Tim Ferriss - The Importance of Sleep
Tim Ferriss - The Importance of Sleep
Published: 2017/06/12
Channel: The War on Mind and Body
Evening Routine with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Evening Routine with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2016/08/24
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tony Robbins Returns (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Tony Robbins Returns (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2016/09/19
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Arnold Schwarzenegger Interview (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Arnold Schwarzenegger Interview (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2015/02/04
Channel: Tim Ferriss
THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW
THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK BY TIM FERRISS ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW
Published: 2015/02/14
Channel: FightMediocrity
Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss's evening routine | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/08/02
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tony Robbins Interviews Tim Ferriss about "Tools of Titans"
Tony Robbins Interviews Tim Ferriss about "Tools of Titans"
Published: 2017/03/26
Channel: The War on Mind and Body
Hamstring exercises for lower back pain | Tim Ferriss
Hamstring exercises for lower back pain | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/07/12
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Vince Vaughn Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Vince Vaughn Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2017/08/12
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Breakfast routine with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Breakfast routine with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2016/08/23
Channel: Tim Ferriss
How Tim Ferriss does the Five Minute Journal
How Tim Ferriss does the Five Minute Journal
Published: 2016/12/05
Channel: Intelligent Change
Jocko Podcast 50 w/ Tim Ferriss: Darkness & How to Stay on the Path
Jocko Podcast 50 w/ Tim Ferriss: Darkness & How to Stay on the Path
Published: 2016/11/23
Channel: Jocko Podcast
Tim Ferriss shares Techniques to 10x Your Life ep.056
Tim Ferriss shares Techniques to 10x Your Life ep.056
Published: 2015/09/29
Channel: Spartan Up
Tim Ferriss shares how to master any skill by deconstructing it | The Next Web
Tim Ferriss shares how to master any skill by deconstructing it | The Next Web
Published: 2013/05/12
Channel: TNW
Dorian Yates Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Dorian Yates Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2017/06/11
Channel: Tim Ferriss
15 Things You Didn
15 Things You Didn't Know About Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/07/19
Channel: Alux.com
Tim Ferriss on Mastery: Start with End Game and Make Space for Creativity
Tim Ferriss on Mastery: Start with End Game and Make Space for Creativity
Published: 2016/12/18
Channel: Big Think
Smart drugs with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Smart drugs with Tim Ferriss | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2016/08/21
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Tony Robbins Interview: Part 1 (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Tony Robbins Interview: Part 1 (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2015/10/30
Channel: Tim Ferriss
The Slow-Carb Diet vs. ketogenic diet: what
The Slow-Carb Diet vs. ketogenic diet: what's best for you? | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/08/05
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Jocko Willink - My Morning Routine | Tim Ferriss
Jocko Willink - My Morning Routine | Tim Ferriss
Published: 2017/09/04
Channel: The War on Mind and Body
Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss's Favorite Productivity Hacks
Published: 2017/01/05
Channel: Entrepreneur
Tim Ferriss and Jimmy Do AcroYoga
Tim Ferriss and Jimmy Do AcroYoga
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Nick Szabo Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Nick Szabo Interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2017/08/11
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Jocko Willink Interview (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Jocko Willink Interview (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)
Published: 2015/10/27
Channel: Tim Ferriss
Win the Morning. Win the Day (with Tim Ferriss) | Chase Jarvis RAW
Win the Morning. Win the Day (with Tim Ferriss) | Chase Jarvis RAW
Published: 2017/01/19
Channel: Chase Jarvis
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Tim Ferriss
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Born Timothy Ferriss
(1977-07-20) July 20, 1977 (age 40)
East Hampton, New York, U.S.
Occupation Writer, author, entrepreneur, public speaker
Alma mater Princeton University
Genre Self-help, personal development, self-experimentation
Notable works

Timothy Ferriss (born July 20, 1977) is an American author, entrepreneur, self-proclaimed "human guinea pig", and public speaker.[1][2][3]

He has written a number of self-help books on the "4-hour" theme, some of which have appeared on the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller lists, starting with The 4-Hour Workweek.[12]

Ferriss is also an angel investor and an advisor to Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Evernote, and Uber, among other companies.[13][14]

Early life[edit]

Ferriss grew up in East Hampton, New York and graduated from St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire. He received a degree in East Asian Studies from Princeton University in 2000.[15][16] After graduation, Ferriss worked in sales at a data storage company.[17] Ferriss began building his own Internet business, BrainQUICKEN, while still employed at the company.[17]

Career[edit]

BrainQUICKEN[edit]

In 2001, Ferriss founded BrainQUICKEN, an online nutritional supplements company which made a product that was marketed as both BodyQuick and BrainQuicken.[18] It was claimed that this product would dramatically increase short term memory and reaction speed, taking effect within 60 minutes.[19][20][21][22] In 2010, he sold the company to a London-based private equity firm.[23][24] It was the experiences Ferriss had running BrainQUICKEN that led him to write The 4-Hour Workweek.[3]

Television[edit]

In December 2008, Ferriss had a pilot on the History Channel called Trial by Fire, where he had one week to attempt to learn a skill normally learned over the course of many years. In the pilot episode he practiced yabusame, the Japanese art of horseback archery.[25]

In December 2013, his television series The Tim Ferriss Experiment debuted on HLN. Although there were 13 episodes shot, only a portion of those were shown on television. The show was released in its entirety on iTunes.[26]

Publishing[edit]

In November 2013, Ferriss began an audiobook publishing venture, Tim Ferriss Publishing.[27] The first book published was Vagabonding by Rolf Potts.[27] Other books include The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday, Daily Rituals by Mason Currey, and What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan.[28]

Investor and advisor[edit]

Ferriss is an angel investor and advisor to startups.[29]

He has invested or advised in startups such as StumbleUpon, Posterous, Evernote, DailyBurn, Shopify, Reputation.com, Trippy, and TaskRabbit.[30] He is a pre-seed money advisor to Uber, a company co-founded by Garrett Camp, the founder of StumbleUpon, which Ferriss also advises.[31][32]

In September 2013, Ferriss raised $250,000 in under an hour to invest in Shyp by forming a syndicate on AngelList.[33] Ferriss ended up raising over $500,000 through his backers and Shyp raised a total of $2.1 million.[34]

The New York Times listed Ferriss among their "Notable Angel Investors" while CNN said he was "one of the planet's leading angel investors in technology."[35][36]

In 2015, Ferriss declared a long vacation from new investing, citing the stress of the work, and a feeling his impact was minimal in the long run, preferring to spend the time on his writing and media projects. [37]

Author[edit]

Ferriss is the author of four books, The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body, The 4-Hour Chef, and Tools of Titans; the first two were No. 1 New York Times bestsellers and the third was a No. 1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.[4][9][38]

The 4-Hour Workweek[edit]

Ferriss developed the ideas present in The 4-Hour Workweek while working 14-hour days at BrainQUICKEN.[3][39]

The 4-Hour Workweek was rejected by 25 publishers.[40] In 2007, Random House, the 26th publisher, released the book through its Crown imprint.[41] Before release, Ferriss was an unknown.[42] He marketed the book heavily through bloggers with whom he created personal relationships.[42][42][43][44] The 4-Hour Workweek would reach No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list, No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list, and No. 1 on the BusinessWeek bestseller list.[45] It has currently sold over 1,350,000 copies and has spent nearly 4 years on the New York Times bestseller list.[4][5][46][47]

The book received both positive and negative reviews. Leslie Garner of The Telegraph noted that, "With a punchy writing style and a higher literacy level than most flash-in-the-pan gurus, Ferriss has struck a chord with his critique of workers's slavish devotion to corporations... Ferriss' book skillfully compartmentalises, then pathologises, workers's unhealthy relationships with office life."[48] Dylan Tweney of Wired wrote, "Nearly every idea taken to extreme. No sense of work being anything more than a paycheck."[49]

In 2009, The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated was released by Random House and included multiple case studies authored by people who have utilized Ferriss's methods.[50]

The 4-Hour Body[edit]

In December 2010, Ferriss's second book, The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman, was published by Crown.[51] The book covers more than 50 topics, including rapid fat loss, increasing strength, boosting endurance, and polyphasic sleep.[52] Ferriss introduces his version of the Slow-Carb Diet, which involves the elimination of starches and anything sweet (including fruit and all artificial sweeteners) and a strong preference for lean protein, legumes, and vegetables.[53]

For the book, Ferriss interviewed more than 200 experts over a three-year period. The experts ranged from doctors to athletes to black-market drug salesmen.[54] He said that he had recorded every workout he had done since the age of 18, and from 2004 (three years before his first book was published) he had tracked a variety of blood chemistry measurements, including insulin levels, hemoglobin A1c, and free testosterone.[51] In the book, Ferriss wrote about using anabolic steroids, specifically "a number of low-dose therapies, including testosterone cypionate," under medical supervision following shoulder surgery, as well as using "stacks" consisting of testosterone enanthate, Sustanon 250, HGH, Deca-Durabolin, Cytomel, and other unnamed ingredients while training.[55]

The 4-Hour Body debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list.[9] It peaked at No. 4 on both the Wall Street Journal and USA Today's lists, and was one of Amazon.com's top 5 bestselling books for December 2010 and January 2011.[56][57][58]

As part of the press for the book, Ferriss appeared as a guest on The Dr. Oz Show and ABC's The View.[59][60]

The 4-Hour Chef[edit]

Ferriss's third book, The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life was released by Amazon Publishing in November 2012.[61]The 4-Hour Chef contains practical cooking and recipe tips and uses the skill of cooking to explain his methods for accelerated learning, which he calls "meta-learning".[62][62][63]

The book reached No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list in its first week of issue.[11] However, many brick and mortar bookstores including independents and Barnes & Noble chose to not stock the book due to their objections to the business practices of Amazon Publishing.[64]

This required Ferriss to make arrangements with non-conventional partners, including BitTorrent, Panera Bread, and TaskRabbit in order to distribute the book.[65][66][67] In particular, Ferriss teamed up with BitTorrent to distribute an exclusive bundle of 4-Hour Chef content including excerpts from the book, photos, interviews and unpublished content,[68] which was downloaded over 300,000 times the first week after release.[69][70] The audiobook featured guest narration by Neil Gaiman.[66][71][72][73][74][75]

Tools of Titans[edit]

Ferriss' fourth book Tools of Titans was released on December 6, 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.[76] The book's content consists of tactics and routines from some of the most popular guests on The Tim Ferriss Show podcast.[77]

Tools of Titans debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list.[78][79] The book was the first podcast-based book to debut on the New York Times list.[80]

The Tim Ferriss Show[edit]

Ferriss has been called the "Oprah of Audio" due to the influence and reach of his podcast "The Tim Ferriss Show" which as of 2016 had over 80 million downloads.[76][81] It covers topics ranging from personal and character development, to exercise routines, acting, venture capital and metaphysics.[82] The show was voted “Best Podcast Episode of 2015” by users of Product Hunt in their "Golden Kitty Awards."[83]

Fear(Less) with Tim Ferriss[edit]

Ferriss is the host of the 2017 TV show Fear(Less) with Tim Ferriss .[84] The show uncovers the tactics and strategies of famous icons to lesser-known phenoms that work in the real world. The show is filmed in front of a live audience and is executive produced by Vince Vaughn's Wild West Productions.

Influence[edit]

The New Yorker described Ferriss as this generation's self-help guru, comparing Ferriss and his books to authors of similar influence of previous generations—Napoleon Hill, Norman Vincent Peale, Stephen Covey, and Spencer Johnson.[85] Wired called Ferriss “The Superman of Silicon Valley”.[86] The New York Times said Ferriss was "somewhere between [retired General Electric chairman and CEO] Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk."[17] In 2011, Newsweek declared Ferriss "The World's Best Guinea Pig".[87]

He has been named among Newsweek's Digital Power Index 100 as the seventh most powerful online personality, Fortune's "40 Under 40", one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Business People of 2007", and a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute.[88][89][90][91]

Both The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Workweek are in the "10 Most Highlighted Books of All Time" on Amazon Kindle.[92][93]

In 2008, he was named Wired's "Greatest Self-Promoter of All Time."[94]

"The Tim Ferriss Effect"[edit]

In 2012, author Michael Ellsberg coined the phrase "The Tim Ferriss Effect" in a Forbes profile.[95] The phrase was used to describe the influence a blog post on Ferriss' site had on the sales of Ellsberg's book.[95][96]

Ellsberg found that his post on Ferriss' blog sold more books than a piece in The New York Times and a three-minute segment on CNN.[95] Ryan Holiday, who had previously been hired by Ferriss to assist with the promotion of The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Chef,[97] said this effect helped to sell 30,000 copies of his own book in the weeks following its release.[98] The clothing brand Mizzen+Main wrote about the effect on their clothing sales, stating that a mention on the podcast boosted exposure and sales for the brand more than a profile in The New York Times, an announcement in The Wall Street Journal, or a full page ad in Esquire.[99]

Philanthropy[edit]

Ferriss is a charity advocate and a member of the National Advisory Council of the public school nonprofit DonorsChoose.[100][101] His projects and donations have raised more than $250,000 for underfunded public school teachers and classroom projects, and his campaigns, such as dedicating his birthday to raising funds and heading LitLiberation to increase literacy worldwide, have impacted more than 60,000 students.[102][103][104][105] In March 2016, Ferriss flash funded 145 school projects posted on DonorsChoose.org in coordination with Stephen Colbert.[106][107]

In October 2014, BUILD Boston, a not-for-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to equip Boston youth for high school and college success, honored Ferriss with the annual BUILDer Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for his work in education reform.[108][109]

Ferriss is also on the advisory board of the non-profit QuestBridge, along with LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman, David Sze, and others.[110] QuestBridge was created in 2003 to connect disadvantaged students with elite colleges and helps place over 2,000 students per year.[110]

Psychedelic research[edit]

Ferriss has raised funds for psychedelic studies at institutions such as Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.[111] In 2016, Ferriss donated at least $100,000 to research psychedelic drugs for the treatment of major depression.[111]

Personal life[edit]

Ferriss lives in San Francisco, California.[112] He holds a Guinness World Record in Argentine tango.[113]

Ferriss has stated that prior to his writing career he won in the 165 lb. weight class at the 1999 USAWKF national Sanshou (Chinese kickboxing) championship through a process of shoving opponents out of the ring and by dramatically dehydrating himself before weigh in, and then rehydrating before the fight in order to compete several classes below his actual weight – a practice known as weight cutting.[114][114][115]

Ferriss is a practitioner of the Transcendental Meditation technique. [116]

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