How to Build a World-Class Network in Record Time (#99)

How to Build a World-Class Network in Record Time (#99)

“Don’t dismiss people, don’t be a dick, and don’t rush. Play the long game.” – Tim Ferriss   Welcome to a special edition of The Tim Ferriss Show. Back in 2007, I experienced a massive tipping point for The 4-Hour Workweek at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference held in Austin, Texas. Two or three days …

No More Excuses – How to Make an Extra $100,000 in the Next 6 Months

No More Excuses – How to Make an Extra $100,000 in the Next 6 Months

The Wilburns have created a multinational from their home.(Photo: Dana Smith) “So, do you have any ideas?” “Well, if we’re going to do something, it should be big. It should make people sit up and say OMFG. Make people actually do something,” I responded. The conversation continued in front of the Thai restaurant, me pacing …

How to Surf Life: Attorney Turned Surf Guru

How to Surf Life: Attorney Turned Surf Guru

(Photo: envisionpublicidad) Many a false step was made by standing still. -Fortune Cookie Named must your fear be before banish it you can. -Yoda, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL Twenty feet and closing. “Run! Ruuuuuuuuuun!” Hans didn’t speak Portuguese, but the meaning was clear enough—haul ass. His sneakers gripped firmly …

Is Technology Failing to Simplify Life?  Tim Ferriss on Economist.com

Is Technology Failing to Simplify Life? Tim Ferriss on Economist.com

Do you think technology simplifies or complicates life? I was recently invited to participate in a debate sponsored by The Economist, and it just went live. The proposition: If the promise of technology is to simplify our lives, it is failing. Do you agree or disagree? There are some fascinating points made by both debaters, …