Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss is an American author, entrepreneur, angel investor, and public speaker. In 2007, he published The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, which was a No. 1 New York Times bestseller, a No. 1 Wall Street Journal bestseller, and a USA Today bestseller. The 4-Hour Workweek has made the Best Seller List for 7 consecutive years from 2007 to 2013. In 2010, he followed up with The 4-Hour Body, which was another No. 1 New York Times bestseller. Ferriss’ third book, The 4-Hour Chef, was released in November 2012 and was a No. 1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Guest Appearances

March 31, 2016

Are all altruistic gestures actually brought about by selfish means, even if only subconsciously? Today, Tim Ferriss, James, and Stephen look to not only answer that question, but also try to decipher if the resultant answer really matters. Also, James poses a FAQ to the group from his weekly Twitter Q & A sessions about whether nice guys truly finish last in business.

March 30, 2016

Last year, our guest host Tim Ferriss wrote in a blog post that he was no longer investing in new startups, even though he’s done well in the past. He rationalized that other investors would quickly take his place if he stepped away from the market, which makes him replaceable in that field. Instead, he refocused his energy on writing, where he has penned a unique voice. Today, James, Stephen, and Tim look into the power of idea creation, saying no when it matters the most, and expressing your unique weirdness in all of its glory.

March 29, 2016

Despite a near-infinite number of baby books available, new parents are always amazed at how unprepared they feel. Luckily, Stephen and James – both fathers of two teenagers – have years of experience saved up to help out on this topic. Joining our hosts this week is prospective parent and recent dog adopter Tim Ferriss, who makes the case that people should successfully train a chicken before having a human child of their own.

October 2, 2014

As Tim Ferriss explains on this episode of The Wolf Den, he views himself as a teacher who does a lot of self-experimentation and then shares the results in his books like The 4-Hour Work Week, The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Chef, and on his blog. He and Adam discuss Tim’s approach to lifestyle and career design, as well as some key strategies for building an audience. Tim’s podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, debuted at the top of the iTunes Charts in April and has stayed there since. So they talk extensively about Tim’s methods and recommendations for launching and sustaining a successful show.