Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

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Vermilion, Dec 6, 2016 - Change (Psychology) - 674 pages
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" The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek. From the author- oFor the last two years, I've interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast,The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, surfing, etc.) to legendary Special Operations commanders and black-market biochemists. For most of my guests, it's the first time they've agreed to a two-to-three-hour interview, and the show is on the cusp of passing 100 million downloads. oThis book contains the distilled tools, tactics, and 'inside baseball' you won't find anywhere else. It also includes new tips from past guests, and life lessons from new 'guests' you haven't met. oWhat makes the show different is a relentless focus on actionable details. This is reflected in the questions. For example- What do these people do in the first sixty minutes of each morning? What do their workout routines look like, and why? What books have they gifted most to other people? What are the biggest wastes of time for novices in their field? What supplements do they take on a daily basis? oI don't view myself as an interviewer. I view myself as an experimenter. If I can't test something and replicate results in the messy reality of everyday life, I'm not interested. oEverything within these pages has been vetted, explored, and applied to my own life in some fashion. I've used dozens of the tactics and philosophies in high-stakes negotiations, high-risk environments, or large business dealings. The lessons have made me millions of dollars and saved me years of wasted effort and frustration. oI created this book, my ultimate notebook of high-leverage tools, for myself. It's changed my life, and I hope the same for you.o"

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The size of the book is intimidating, I found myself wondering how long it would take to get through it. However I found it a fairly quick read and one maybe to keep around for reference and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Neale - LibraryThing

There are so many great take outs from this book. Its a shotgun blast of ideas and techniques. There is definitely something for everyone and lots for most people. I initially got the Kindle edition ... Read full review

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Tim Ferriss is one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative Business People" and one of Forbes's "Names You Need to Know." He is an early-stage tech investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Alibaba, and more) and the author of three #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers: The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body, and The 4-Hour Chef. The Observer and other media have called Tim "the Oprah of audio" due to the influence of his 100M-plus-download podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show.

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