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.
July 10th, 2015
Episode 129 of 455 episodes
"Push yourself harder than youthink you're capable of. You'll find new depth inside yourself." -Stanley McChrystal Stanley McChrystal(@StanMcChrystal) retired from the U.S. Army as a four-star general after more than 34 years of service. Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates described McChrystal as “perhaps the finest warrior and leader of men in combat I ever met.” From 2003 to 2008, McChrystal served as Commander of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), where he was credited with the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq. The follow-up questions are really fun. In this particular episode, he answers questions such as: If he could put a billboard anywhere and write anything on it, where would it be and what would it say? What are three tests/practices from the military that civilians could use to help develop mental toughness? What are his favorite documentaries or movies? Why? What $100 or less purchase has most positively impacted his life in the last twelve months and why? Links, resources, and show notesfrom this episode can be found athttp://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast This episode is brought to you byAudiblewhich I have used for years. I love audiobooks. I have two to recommend right off the bat: The Graveyard Bookby Neil Gaiman - Perhapsmy favorite audiobook of all time. Vagabondingby Rolf Potts - This book had a huge impact on my life and formed the basis for a lot of what has becomeThe 4-Hour Workweek To get your free audiobook and a free 30-day trial, go toAudible.com/Tim. You can choose from the two audiobooks listed above or from 180,000+ audio programs. They offer audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and even classes. It's that easy. Go toAudible.com/Timand grabyour free audiobook. It's that easy. Enjoy!