With the Internet and social media, almost anyone can be your mentor. They don’t even need to know you exist. Just pick a person whose work you admire and follow them on the Internet. In the Mentor Focus series, I profile the people I follow online.
Tim Ferriss is the author known for the 4-Hour series of self-improvement books. He often refers to his niche as “lifestyle design.” He is also a prolific podcaster. His podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, is one of the most downloaded podcasts on iTunes.
One of the core tenants of his philosophy is using the 80/20 Rule to become world-class in a short amount of time. He also developed and still promotes the Slow Carb diet, which is a variation of the low-carb diet. His most recent work centers primarily around his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show.
Body of work
BrainQuicken (Mr. Ferriss sold the company years ago and no longer owns it)
4-Hour Workweek (original edition)
Trial By Fire – History Channel pilot episode where Tim Ferriss learns yabusame
How to follow his latest work
- Follow his blog and join his 5-Bullet Friday mailing list
- Read his books
- Subscribe to his podcast
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and YouTube
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