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.
December 30th, 2014
Episode 53 of 417 episodes
Part 2 of 2... Ed Cookeis a dear friend and aGrandmaster of Memory. In 2010, he was interviewed by ajournalist namedJoshua Foer. Under Ed's Yoda-like training, Joshua became the very next American Memory Champion in 2011. It took less than a year for Ed to transforma novice from unknown toworld-class. But how?!? Aha... This interview explores Ed Cooke's brilliant techniques (many of which I use), strategies, and practical philosophies. To boot, he's also a wickedfunnybastard! If you enjoyed the epic interviews withKevin Kelly,Josh Waitzkin, orMaria Popova, you'll love Ed. He's one of a kind.