Tribe of Mentors
Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
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|Format: ||Paperback, 624 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 21 November 2017|
When facing life's questions, who do you turn to for advice? We all need mentors, particularly when the odds seem stacked against us. To find his own, bestselling author and podcast guru Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, action-packed profiles, he shares their secrets for success, happiness, meaning, and more. No matter the challenge or opportunity, something in these pages can help.You will learn-- The three books legendary investor Ray Dalio recommends most often- Lessons and tips from elite athletes like Maria Sharapova, Kelly Slater, Tony Hawk and Dan Gable- How and why Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz says no to most incoming requests- The meditation and mindfulness practices of David Lynch, Jimmy Fallon, Sharon Salzberg, Rick Rubin, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis and others- The high-school loss that motivated actor Terry Crews for life . . . and how you can use the lesson- Why TED curator Chris Anderson thinks 'pursue your passion' is terrible advice- How Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens went from repeated rejections to global mega-bestseller- Why comedian Patton Oswalt wishes at least one catastrophic failure on anyone in the arts- Astrophysicist Janna Levin's unique reframe that helps her see obstacles as opportunities- Why actor Ben Stiller likes to dunk his head in a bucket of ice in the morningTIM FERRISS is one of Fast Company's 'Most Innovative Business People' and an early-stage tech investor/advisor in Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Alibaba and more. He is also the author of The 4-Hour Work Week, The 4-Hour Body, The 4-Hour Chef and Tools of Titans. The Observer and other media have named him 'the Oprah of audio' due to the influence of his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, which has exceeded 200 million downloads.
About the Author
TIMOTHY FERRISS is a serial entrepreneur, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and angel investor/advisor (Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Uber, and 20+ more). Best known for his rapid-learning techniques, Tim's books - Tools for Titans, The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Chef - have been published in 30+ languages. The 4-Hour Workweek has spent seven years on The New York Times bestseller list. Tim has been featured by more than 100 media outlets including the New York Times, Economist, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, Outside, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox and CNN. He has guest lectured in entrepreneurship at Princeton University since 2003. His popular blog www.fourhourblog.com has 1M+ monthly readers, and his Twitter account @tferriss was selected by Mashable as one of only five "Must-Follow" accounts for entrepreneurs. When not damaging his body with abusive sports, he enjoys chocolate, bear claws and Japanese animation.
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