The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
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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:
“For the last two years, I’ve interviewed more than 200
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 power-lifting,
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. This unusual depth has helped
make The Tim Ferriss Show the first business/interview
podcast to pass 100 million downloads.
“This 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.
“What 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?
“I 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
“Everything 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.
“I created this book, my ultimate notebook of high-leverage
tools, for myself. It’s changed my life, and I hope the same
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