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Whereas Tim Ferriss’s book Tools of Titans conveys the wisdom of his mightiest podcast guests, this interview by the same title centers on Ferriss’s personal life and advice. If you approach it with that understanding, getAbstract believes you’ll enjoy and learn from this relaxed, revealing chat between Ferriss and angel investor Naval Ravikant.

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Investor, business adviser and podcaster Tim Ferriss is author of The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans.


An organized, intelligent approach to learning can propel you to an elite level of mastery in just a year.

Self-improvement expert Tim Ferriss was born premature, which gave him lasting health issues that fed youthful insecurities. Discovering wrestling as a child helped him overcome his anxieties. Matched against fellow lightweights, he gained a competitive edge through zealous research. Eventually, he became a “fearless high-speed learning machine,” and his ability to assemble useful information and show others how to learn attracted a large following.

He teaches that an organized, intelligent approach to skill acquisition enables an elite level of mastery in just a year. You won’t outshine those with inborn special traits, such as Olympic athletes, but ...

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