“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
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