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In this episode of the podcast, Tim Ferriss returns to the show to talk about making the impossible possible,  peak performance, and his new show  The Tim Ferriss experiment. 


  • The pivotal moments of Tim Ferris' early life 
  • Learning to develop an individualized style of competition
  • Compensating for your weaknesses and capitalizing on your strengths
  • Lessons in life and business from Tim's experience wrestling 
  • Being pushed beyond the point we think is humanly possible 
  • The three classes of wealthy people
  • Why Tim is in the process of reducing his network 
  • How to separate yourself from the pack as a volunteer 
  • What makes a person truly wealthy 
  • The mindset that allows people to become extremely successful 
  • Developing the skill of energy and attention management 
  • Learning to look at success holistically 
  • Absorbing the qualities of our mentors through osmosis
  • Why exercise can be a tremendous anchor 
  • How Tim chooses the projects that he's going to work on

Resources and Books 

Productivity Tricks for the Neurotic, Manic-Depressive and Crazy (Like Me)

Tim Ferriss and Matt Mullenweg Podcast 

Who by Geoff Smart and Randy Street

Getting Past No 

The Secrets of Power Negotiating 

Tim Ferriss' Startup Investments on Angel List


Four Hour Workweek TV Bonuses 

Timothy Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012. He is an angel investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, and 20+ more) and author of The Four Hour Work Week, The Four Hour Chef, and The Four Hour Body. 

Originally aired over 2 years ago.

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