Author of the #1 Bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek
Timothy Ferriss is the author of The 4-Hour Workweek, which has sold into more than 35 languages and is a #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller. He is also the author of #1 New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Body and #1 Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Chef. He is the host of HLN's The Tim Ferriss Experiment, a TV series that shows viewers how to become superhuman through better tools and tricks, not better genetics.
Ferriss' blog is one of Inc. Magazine’s "19 Blogs You Should Bookmark Right Now," and has been ranked #1 on the Top 150 Management and Leadership Blogs list. Ferriss has been featured by more than 100 media outlets—including The New York Times, The Economist, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, CNN, and CBS—and has been a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University since 2003, where he presents entrepreneurship as a tool for ideal lifestyle design and world change. He is also an active education reformer and has architected experimental social media campaigns such as LitLiberation to out-fundraise traditional media figures like Stephen Colbert 3-to-1 at zero cost, building schools overseas and financing more than 25,000 U.S. students in the process. He is on the advisory board of DonorsChoose.org, an educational non-profit and winner at Fast Company’s Social Capitalist Awards.
Ferriss has been invited to speak at some of the world’s most innovative organizations, including Google, MIT, Harvard Business School, Nike, PayPal, Facebook, The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Microsoft, Ask.com, Nielsen, Princeton University, the Wharton School, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has also been invited to speak and keynote at world-renowned technology summits including EG, FOO Camp, E-Tech, Supernova, LeWeb, and the Web 2.0 Exposition, where he shared the stage with figures like Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board of Google, and Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.
· How to achieve work-life "separation" (vs. "balance," which doesn't work) and reclaim time
· How to overcome information overload and check email once per day, or once per week, even in a corporate environment
· How to double output in 48 hours with strategic task elimination
· How to outsource and automate life in a digital world, freeing you or your employees to focus on high-yield, instead of time-consuming, activities
· How to upgrade your work environment to value performance over presence, increasing profits while reducing burnout and turnover
How to Get Twice as Much Done in Half the Time
How you can live more, while working less—without a downgrade in quality to either. In this talk, Tim Ferriss offers a manifesto on restructuring your life, both at work and at home. Touching on quality-of-life and work-life balance, he helps you overcome external and internal blocks that stand in the way of reaching your true potential. How can you eliminate 50% of your redundant workload in just 48 hours? How do you cultivate selective ignorance—and create time—with a low information diet? How do you work smarter, more effectively, and how can you reach out and grab the ideal life that is within your reach? Whether you're a Fortune 100 CEO or a so-called wage slave, you can have it all. Ferriss shows you how.
How to Create a Global Phenomenon Using Social Media
How do you create a global phenomenon with a team of one person and a budget of less than $10,000? Ferriss delivers a trademark high energy talk, complete with tips from major projects.
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
What do you do? Tim Ferriss has trouble answering the question. Depending on when you ask this controversial Princeton University guest lecturer, he might answer: race motorcycles in Europe; ski in the Andes; scuba dive in Panama; dance tango in Buenos Aires. He has spent more than five years learning the secrets of the New Rich, a fast-growing subculture who has abandoned the "deferred-life plan" and instead mastered the new currency—time and mobility—to create luxury lifestyles in the here and now. Whether you are an overworked employee or an entrepreneur trapped in your own business, this book is the compass for a new and revolutionary world. Join Tim Ferriss as he teaches you that you can have it all. Really.
The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman
Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read? Is it possible to: Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing? Indeed, and much more. This is not just another diet and fitness book. The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive quest, spanning more than a decade, to hack the human body. It contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of elite athletes, dozens of MDs, and thousands of hours of jaw-dropping personal experimentation.
From Olympic training centers to black-market laboratories, from Silicon Valley to South Africa, Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, fixated on one life-changing question: For all things physical, what are the tiniest changes that produce the biggest results? Thousands of tests later, this book contains the answers for both men and women. From the gym to the bedroom, it's all here, and it all works.
The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life
The 4-Hour Chef isn’t just a cookbook. It’s a choose-your-own-adventure guide to the world of rapid learning.
#1 New York Times bestselling author (and lifelong non-cook) Tim Ferriss takes you from Manhattan to Okinawa, and from Silicon Valley to Calcutta, unearthing the secrets of the world’s fastest learners and greatest chefs. Ferriss uses cooking to explain “meta-learning,” a step-by-step process that can be used to master anything, whether searing steak or shooting 3-pointers in basketball. That is the real “recipe” of The 4-Hour Chef.
You'll train inside the kitchen for everything outside the kitchen. Featuring tips and tricks from chess prodigies, world-renowned chefs, pro athletes, master sommeliers, super models, and everyone in between, this “cookbook for people who don’t buy cookbooks” is a guide to mastering cooking and life.
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