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Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.

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#105: 5 Morning Rituals That Help Me Win the Day

September 18th, 2015

Episode 181 of 408 episodes

This episode ofThe Tim Ferriss Showis a bit of an experiment. Most the time, I interview many world-class people, and I ask them many, many questions to try and figure out what makes them good at what they do. Many of you have wondered what would happen if I flipped the script and had to answer my own questions. In this episode, I decided to do just that and answer one of your most common questions: what does your morning routine look like? What you’ll find here are the five things I do every morning. Theseare the five things I’d like to accomplish on an “ideal day.” If I can hit at least three of these items, then I’ve won the morning. And, as the saying goes, “If you win the morning, you win the day.” Let me know if you like this type of episode by responding to me on Twitter (@tferriss) orFacebook. Please let me know if you want more, never want to hear these answers again, or suggestanother question you’d like me to answer. Enjoy! Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast. This podcast is brought to you byWealthfront.Wealthfrontisa massively disruptive (in a good way) set-it-and-forget-itinvestingservice, led by technologists from places like Apple and world-famous investors. It has exploded in popularity in the last 2 years, and now has more than $2.5B under management. In fact, some of my goodinvestorfriendsinSiliconValley havemillionsoftheir own moneyinWealthfront. Why? Because you can get services previously limited to the ultra-wealthy and only pay pennies on the dollar for them, and it’s all through smarter software instead of retail locations and bloated sales teams Check outwealthfront.com/tim, take their riskassessmentquiz, which only takes 2-5 minutes, and they’ll showyou—for free–exactlytheportfolio they’d putyouin. If you want to just take their advice and do it yourself, you can. Or, as I would, you can set it and forget it. Well worth a few minutes:wealthfront.com/tim. Mandatory disclaimer:WealthfrontInc.isanSECregisteredInvestmentAdvisor. Investing in securities involves risks, and there is the possibility of losing money. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Please visit Wealthfront dot com to read their full disclosure. This episode is also sponsoredby99Designs,the world’s largest marketplace of graphic designers. Did you know I used 99Designs torapid prototype the coverforThe 4-Hour Body?Here are some of the impressive results.Click this linkand get a free $99 upgrade. Give it a test run…

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