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 tenets 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
(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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