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Greetings, friend!  Welcome to tim.blog, my home on the interwebs. My name is Tim Ferriss, and I am an early-stage technology investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ others) and the author of five #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, including The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans. I am the …

Chris Sacca on Shark Tank, Building Your Business, and Startup Mistakes (#132)

“Mullet wigs change everything.” – Chris Sacca Sometimes one interview just isn’t enough. That was certainly the case with my good friend, Chris Sacca. Chris (who I interviewed before) was recently the cover story of the Midas Issue of Forbes magazine. He was on the cover because he’s a newly minted billionaire and the proprietor of …

Learn How to Triple Your Reading Speed in 5 Minutes (Seriously) [VIDEO]

This short (<5 minutes) video will teach you how to triple your reading speed in less than 20 minutes. It works nearly immediately, and there is zero loss in comprehension. No voodoo, no pseudoscience — just two tricks for optimizing eye movement. Some of you learn better with text, and some of you learn better …

How to Learn Any Language in Record Time and Never Forget It

Preface from Tim Back in 2012, Gabriel Wyner wrote an article for Lifehacker detailing how he learned French in 5 months and Russian in 10, using mostly spare time on the subway.  That article went viral. But don’t run off! That was nothing but version 1.0.  This post gives you version 2.0 and more. He’s …

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You'll Ever Need

Preface by Tim Ferriss I’ve written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I’ve also covered my experiments with German, Indonesian, Arabic, Norwegian, Turkish, and perhaps a dozen others. There are only few language learners who dazzle me, and Benny Lewis is one of them. This definitive guest post …