Tim Ferriss

Investor, human guinea pig, author
Tim Ferriss is an early-stage tech investor, best-selling author and podcaster.

Why you should listen

Tim Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Business People" and one of Fortune's "40 under 40." He is an early-stage technology investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ others) and the author of four New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, including The 4-Hour Workweek and his latest, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. The Observer and other media have called Tim "the Oprah of audio" due to the influence of The Tim Ferriss Show podcast , which is the first business/interview podcast to exceed 100 million downloads.

Tim Ferriss’ TED talk

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The week in comments

April 19, 2009

We’re on to our second week of picking our favorite comments from the pile, and it already seems to be getting harder. Your voices are many, and your quips are witty. Here are the long deliberated choices: On Shai Agassi’s TEDTalk: A bold plan for mass adoption of electric cars: Brilliant. Persuasive. Visionary. I’m not […]

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How to feel like the Incredible Hulk: Tim Ferriss on TED.com

April 16, 2009

Productivity guru Tim Ferriss‘ fun, encouraging anecdotes show how one simple question — “What’s the worst that could happen?” — is all you need to learn to do anything. (Recorded at EG 2008, December 2008, in Monterey, California. Duration: 16:26.) Watch Tim Ferriss’ talk on learning on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate […]

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