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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.


#161: How to Optimize Creative Output — Jarvis versus Ferriss

May 13th, 2016

Episode 348 of 455 episodes

This episode is a conversation/debate/trading of ideas between Chase Jarvis(@ChaseJarvis) and yours truly. We discuss a little bit of everything, including: Optimizing creative output Systems thinking Quota setting Celebrating the small wins Success for type-A personalities Meditation techniques Absurdity The details of the struggles of creating a high level And much, much more... If you enjoy this conversation, we invite you to check outCreativeLive.com/30DaysofGenius where you can get incredible videos from people like Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Brene Brown, and many more. It's free. Sign up now. If you sign up by Friday, May 13th at 11:59pm PT, you are entered to win a mentorship from me, Chase, and 3 other high-level performers for a year. We will pick 1 winner on May 15, andI hope it's you. This podcast is brought to you by FreshBooks. FreshBooks is abookkeeping software, which is used by a ton of the start-ups I advise and many of the contractors I work with. It is the easiest way to send invoices, get paid, track your time, and track your clients. FreshBooks tells you when your clients haveviewed yourinvoices, helps you customize yourinvoices, track your hours, automatically organize your receipts, have late payment reminders sent automatically and much more. Right now you can get afree month of complete andunrestricteduse.You do not need a credit card for the trial. To claim your free month, go to FreshBooks.com/Tim and enter "Tim"in the "how did you hear about us section." This podcast is also brought to you by99Designs,the world's largest marketplace of graphic designers. I have used them for years to create some amazing designs. When your business needs a logo, website design, business card, or anything you can imagine, check out 99Designs. I used them torapid prototype the cover for The 4-Hour Body, and I've also had them help with display advertising and illustrations. If you want a more personalized approach, I recommend their 1-on-1 service. You get original designs from designers around the world. The best part? You provide your feedback, and then you end up with a product that you're happy with or your money back.Click this link and get a free $99 upgrade. Give it a test run. Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast.

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