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.
August 26th, 2015
Episode 164 of 397 episodes
This is a special edition ofThe Tim Ferris Show. Back in 2007 I experienced a "Tipping Point" forThe 4-Hour WorkweekatSouth by Southwest (SxSW)that played a key role in the book becoming a worldwide best seller. Ever since then I've been back almost every year. This is a presentation I recently gave at SxSW to teach you a better, more effective way to network. My suggestions might surprise you or seem counterintuitive, but I've found that thebest way to network is byspending very little time networking. In this episode you'll learn: How SxSW played a role in the success of The 4-Hour Workweek Why it's so important to attend events to build your network The most common mistakes people make at events How to interact with A-listers How to enjoy the ride and come away on top And much, much more... If you are able to take away a few lessons from this talkand focus on long-term relationships instead of transactions, I hope you find that you'll never have to network again. For all links, show notes, resources from this episode, please visithttp://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast This episode is brought to you advertisement free. Want this to happen more often? Every Friday I send out a very short email called5-Bullet Friday. These are thecoolest thingsI've been playing with that week. It could include favorite articles, gizmos and gadgets, and a lot of otherawesome stuffyou could use immediately. Sign up for a week, and give it a try. It would mean a lot to me and I think you'll enjoy it. Enjoy!