Tools of Titans — Derek Sivers, BJ Miller, and Christopher Sommer (#439)

Tools of Titans — Derek Sivers, BJ Miller, and Christopher Sommer (#439)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show! It will showcase some of my favorite advice and profiles from the audiobook of Tools of Titans. Thousands of you have asked for years for the audiobook versions of Tools of Titans and Tribe of Mentors, and they are now available. Go to audible.com/ferriss for more …

Tribe of Mentors — Recommended Books from Mentors and Top Books from Tools of Titans

Tribe of Mentors — Recommended Books from Mentors and Top Books from Tools of Titans

The list below includes all the mentors in alphabetical order from Tribe of Mentors who have made book recommendations. I have also included the top most recommended books (two or more mentions) on the top. You will also find at the bottom of the post the top most recommended books from Tools of Titans as well. Enjoy! *** Top …

Tools of Titans — A Few Goodies from the Cutting Room Floor

Tools of Titans — A Few Goodies from the Cutting Room Floor

This post contains a few things that didn’t make it into Tools of Titans (#1 NYT), pulled from more than 300 cuts. Please excuse casual grammar. This is how all people sound in-person, even uber-smart ones.  The below quotes weren’t copyedited for the book, as they didn’t make it in (though every person did), so any …

How to Develop Mental Toughness: Lessons From 8 Titans

How to Develop Mental Toughness: Lessons From 8 Titans

“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” ― Archilochus Mental toughness can take many forms: resilience against attack, calmness in the face of uncertainty, persistence through pain, or focus amidst chaos. Below are eight lessons from eight of the toughest human beings I know. All are taken from …

The Unusual Books That Shaped 50+ Billionaires, Mega-Bestselling Authors, and Other Prodigies

The Unusual Books That Shaped 50+ Billionaires, Mega-Bestselling Authors, and Other Prodigies

One of the questions I ask the most successful people I interview or meet is: “What book have you gifted most to others, and why?”   Below is a mega-list of the most-gifted and favorite books of 50-60 people like billionaire investor Peter Thiel, Tony Robbins, Arnold Schwarzenegger, elite athlete Amelia Boone, Malcolm Gladwell, legendary Navy SEAL …

Testing The "Impossible": 17 Questions That Changed My Life (#206)

Testing The "Impossible": 17 Questions That Changed My Life (#206)

The following is a sample chapter from my new book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Any page numbers are from the print edition. Audio version is first, then the full text is below that. Enjoy! Listen onApple Podcasts Listen onStitcher Listen to it on iTunes. Stream by clicking here. Download …

Tools of Titans Foreword — Arnold Schwarzenegger!!! "I Am Not A Self-Made Man"

Tools of Titans Foreword — Arnold Schwarzenegger!!! "I Am Not A Self-Made Man"

Speaking as a Long Island kid raised on Commando and Predator, this post is a dream come true. Arnold Schwarzenegger–the freaking Terminator–was kind enough to write the Foreword for Tools of Titans. Whaaat?! Seriously, I have to pinch myself. The more time I spend with Arnold and his team, the more impressed I am.  The …