Tools of Titans: The tactics, routines and habits of billionaires, icons and world-class performers – Tim Ferriss

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Tools of Titans: The tactics, routines and habits of billionaires, icons and world-class performers – Tim Ferriss

 “The superheroes you have in your mind are nearly all walking flaws who’ve maximised one or two strengthsTim Ferriss

What do Arnold Schwarzenegger, the international performance coach Tony Robbins and Ed Catmull co-founder of Pixar have in common? Apart from appearing on the most popular business podcast on iTunes – The Tim Ferriss Show – all credit some form of meditation or mindfulness with their success.

Like many of the 200 others interviewed by Ferris for his podcast, each have explored and developed daily routines that have primed them for success. Ferris argues that the same success is possible for everyone if we collect the right beliefs and habits.

Featuring high performers such as athletes to special operations commanders to angel investors, Ferriss’ shows have been downloaded over 150 million times. As the best-selling author of three 4-Hour books, and an angel investor himself, Ferriss is always experimenting with the ideas he hears along the way.

Tools of Titans is packed full of mini summaries of his interviews which drill down into great detail to find out exactly what people do, eat, music they listen to, books they recommend or how they exercise. Ferris has been able to pull out some similarities, as well as capturing some more maverick approaches.

Interesting interviewees include:

Ferriss interjects his own advice on everything from how to succeed in Kickstarter projects, how to be more productive, and 17 questions that changed his life. Some tactics include:

About the author

Tim Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s ‘Most Innovative Business People’, Forbes Magazine’s ‘Names You Need to Know,’ and was the 7th ‘most powerful’ personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index. He is an angel investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Twitter, and over 40 more) and author of the The 4-Hour Workweek – translated into 35 languages, a number one bestseller ranked by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek; and wrote the 4-Hour Body and 4-Hour Chef. His podcast is often ranked number one in iTunes and has been selected for ‘Best of iTunes’ three years running, exceeding 150 million downloads.


“”The Tools of Titans…is the perfect read for obsessives wanting to boost their new year productivity.”  Financial Times

 “A Poor Richard’s Almanac for the 21st century, Tools of Titans is a practical and inspiring guide to being your best.” BookPage

Book Details

Author: Tim Ferriss

ISBN: 978-1785041273