“Living well is the best revenge.”
This episode will help you manage information overwhelm, recommend techniques for dealing with social media, and answer a few questions that have been frequently asked about building a world-class network and writing books.
I hope this information strengthens the signal, discards the noise, and helps you make every piece of information that you choose to receive easier to process.
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Selected Links from the Episode
- Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Tim Ferriss
- Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World by Tim Ferriss
- Morning Routines and Strategies, The Tim Ferriss Show
- The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter F. Drucker
- The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
- SXSW Interactive Festival
- Ruby on Rails
- The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
- Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
- Social media is a full-contact sport. Here are some personal guidelines and policies that help maintain my sanity. [02:07]
- Social networks as “neighborhoods.” Some are friendlier than others, but they’re all designed to take you off task. [06:43]
- How do I contend with the sheer volume of information and advice I receive? [12:25]
- Networking mistakes — and what you can do that will actually work. [20:19]
- To those of you asking me if you should write a book, I’ll answer your question with this question. [26:35]
- How I came to write my first book even though I had no aspirations of being an author. [28:24]
- George Herbert
- Jerzy Gregorek
- Cal Fussman
- Derek Sivers
- Ray Dalio
- Ed Catmull
- Kathy Sierra
- Brian Grazer
- Michael E. Gerber
- Andre Agassi
Posted on: January 4, 2018.
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Who was interviewed? Here's a very partial list: tech icons (founders of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Craigslist, Pinterest, Spotify, Salesforce, Dropbox, and more), Jimmy Fallon, Arianna Huffington, Brandon Stanton (Humans of New York), Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ben Stiller, Maurice Ashley (first African-American Grandmaster of chess), Brené Brown (researcher and bestselling author), Rick Rubin (legendary music producer), Temple Grandin (animal behavior expert and autism activist), Franklin Leonard (The Black List), Dara Torres (12-time Olympic medalist in swimming), David Lynch (director), Kelly Slater (surfing legend), Bozoma Saint John (Beats/Apple/Uber), Lewis Cantley (famed cancer researcher), Maria Sharapova, Chris Anderson (curator of TED), Terry Crews, Greg Norman (golf icon), Vitalik Buterin (creator of Ethereum), and nearly 100 more. Check it all out by clicking here.