Tim Ferriss Quotes About Nutrition, Response, Journal

Tim Ferriss Quotes About Nutrition, Response, Journal

Tim Ferriss Quotes

Tim Ferriss Quotes:

I don’t journal to ‘be productive.’ I don’t do it to find great ideas or to put down prose I can later publish. The pages aren’t intended for anyone but me. It’s the most cost-effective therapy I’ve ever found.

Tim Ferriss

Being called a huckster and a charlatan started several years ago, so that’s something I’m accustomed to. In most cases, it doesn’t bother me.

Tim Ferriss

I like work/life separation, not work/life balance. What I mean by that is, if I’m on, I want to be on and maximally productive. If I’m off, I don’t want to think about work. When people strive for work/life balance, they end up blending them. That’s how you end up checking email all day Saturday.

Tim Ferriss

I was an All-American in wrestling in high school, was National Champion in Chinese kickboxing in 1999 and have spent a lot of time around professional athletes, which includes my eight-plus years as CEO of a sports nutrition company.

Tim Ferriss

In a digital world, there are numerous technologies that we are attached to that create infinite interruption.

Tim Ferriss

If retirement means laying on a beach and rubbing coco butter on your stomach, about 48 hours of that will be enough for most people. You’ll want something new.

Tim Ferriss

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Online I see people committing ‘social media suicide’ all the time by one of two ways. Firstly by responding to all criticism, meaning you’re never going to find time to complete important milestones of your own, and by responding to things that don’t warrant a response. This lends more credibility by driving traffic.

Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferriss
Source: Fortune

I really feel like knife skills – not just in the kitchen, but in life – are really critical.

Tim Ferriss

I’m very familiar with how people can confuse correlation with causation.

Tim Ferriss

If you optimize for money too early, you will be minimizing for learning, almost without exception.

Tim Ferriss

I am a human guinea pig and a professional dilettante.

Tim Ferriss

You don’t have to travel, but I find extended travel to be a helpful tool for reexamining yourself and the constraints you’ve artificially placed on your life. It’s easy to believe everything has to be done one way if you’re always in one place around the same people.

Tim Ferriss

I’ve found cinnamon to be very effective for lowering the glycemic response to meals. People have heard that before, but I didn’t realize how profound it could be until I did the actual testing with continuous glucose monitors. And I tested all different varieties and species of cinnamon from Ceylon to Saigon.

Tim Ferriss

The reason I was successful in launching my first book with bloggers is this: I assumed that I should spend as much time on a blogger with a million-person readership as I would pitching an editor of a publication with a million person subscription-base.

Tim Ferriss

The first thing I would do for anyone who’s trying to lose body fat, for instance, would be to remove foods from the house that he or she would consume during lapses of self-control.

Tim Ferriss

My parents didn’t have much money growing up, but they always had a budget for books.

Tim Ferriss

I used Evernote almost exclusively for researching ‘The 4-Hour Body.’ I was able to eliminate all of the perpetually open tabs and multiple bookmarking services. It’s also all automatically backed up to Evernote, which gives me peace of mind.

Tim Ferriss

To be functionally fluent in a language, for instance, in most cases you need about 1,200 words. To acquire a total of vocabulary words, if you really train someone well they can acquire 200 to 300 words a day, which means that in a week they can acquire the vocabulary necessary to speak a language.

Tim Ferriss

A ‘social media fast’ is a fast, I suppose like any other. In this case, you’re simply giving up whether it be a device or a particular type of social media site. And I do this at least once weekly.

Tim Ferriss

The best way to counter-attack a hater is to make it blatantly obvious that their attack has had no impact on you.

Tim Ferriss

If you take a print magazine with a million person circulation, and a blog with a devout readership of 1 million, for the purpose of selling anything that can be sold online, the blog is infinitely more powerful, because it’s only a click away.

Tim Ferriss

Learn the art of the pitch and of messaging.

Tim Ferriss

Resveratrol is fascinating stuff. One of the best sources of information about it is the Immortality Institute. They have a forum where some people are in the 500 Club, as they call it. They’ve been taking 500 milligrams for years. It’s a really great source of data.

Tim Ferriss

When you’re directed by social media, I think it’s very easy to lose a sense of agency. And you can see it when you go to any subway station, you walk down any street in a city, you will see 70-80 percent of people staring into their phones as they walk or stand.

Tim Ferriss

World barista champions use the AeroPress to make coffee on the folding tray tables of airplanes.

Tim Ferriss

The least-crowded channel for meeting high profile bloggers is in person. Email is the most difficult, the most crowded… I’m a top 1,000 blogger, not a top 100 blogger, and I get hundreds of pitches by email every week. Most of them I don’t even see because my assistant declines them.

Tim Ferriss

Exercise is overrated.

Tim Ferriss

Everything that works in sales has been done already. Just keep track of the crap that you buy, or the awesome stuff that you buy, and decide what was the trigger, and then just sell to people like you. It’s really that easy – and that’s what I do.

Tim Ferriss

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My parents did a great job of raising me and my brother. Very supportive parents.

Tim Ferriss

The problem with New Year’s resolutions – and resolutions to ‘get in better shape’ in general, which are very amorphous – is that people try to adopt too many behavioral changes at once. It doesn’t work. I don’t care if you’re a world-class CEO – you’ll quit.

Tim Ferriss

I think time management as a label encourages people to view each 24-hour period as a slot in which they should pack as much as possible.

Tim Ferriss

I definitely grew up with a lot of venom and distaste for city people.

Tim Ferriss

I think that survivorship bias, the survivorship bias is something I’m very acutely familiar with because of investing.

Tim Ferriss

I have scary eyes. I look like the guy in ‘American History X,’ yes. I remember coming home from school and asking my mum if I could get an eye transplant, and of course she declined.

Tim Ferriss

Every time I find myself stressed out, it’s because I do things primarily driven by growth.

Tim Ferriss

You can enjoy stargazing just by going out and learning a couple constellations with your kids.

Tim Ferriss

To make a bestseller, there are more customers than just your customers: Selling to the end-user is just one piece of the puzzle. In my case, I needed to first sell myself to the publisher to get marketing support and national retail distribution.

Tim Ferriss

I gauge success in years, not weeks. The weekend box-office approach to book launches is short sighted and encourages crappy books.

Tim Ferriss

The way we measure productivity is flawed. People checking their BlackBerry over dinner is not the measure of productivity.

Tim Ferriss

Writing is thought crystalized on a piece of paper, which can then be reviewed.

Tim Ferriss

If you walk into any bookstore, you can look at the newsstands and see which magazines are nationally-distributed, and you recognize certain names. Same with television. With the blogsphere, however, you actually have to dig, and know how to use multiple tools to figure out whom you should be speaking to.

Tim Ferriss

As far as income goes, there are three currencies in the world; most people ignore two. The three currencies are time, income and mobility, in descending order of importance. Most people focus exclusively on income.

Tim Ferriss

It’s very easy to confuse confident motion with being productive – and they’re not the same thing. Productive to me means measurable outcomes that apply to my most important to-dos that positively affect my life. That’s it.

Tim Ferriss

I have plenty of money to do what I want to do, and I have the relationships.

Tim Ferriss

I tend to split my activities into fun, income and legacy. The number of things in that finance bucket is pretty few and far between and doesn’t consume much time at all.

Tim Ferriss

There’s an entire generation of male strength and endurance athletes, even recreational lifters, who have never gotten off the ephedrine-caffeine-aspirin stack. The process of getting off stimulants is really horrible.

Tim Ferriss

The biggest misconception about work is that you need to spend the majority of your time doing it.

Tim Ferriss

I’ve had a very good stretch with startup investing, and I think it’s very important to know when to hold your chips.

Tim Ferriss

If you start out with a little telescope observing the stars and you keep at it over the years, as I have, it’s kind of a dream to one day have an observatory where you can always go and use the telescope conveniently.

Tim Ferriss

Rather than spend my life on data entry and typing, I also take photos on my iPhone of business cards, wine labels, menus, or anything I want to have searchable on-the-run.

Tim Ferriss

It’s very easy to say, ‘Well, hey, you should wake up at 4:30 in the morning and do what ABCD people do.’ Just because it works for one person, just because it works for even many people, does not mean it will necessarily work for you.

Tim Ferriss

I learned to associate discomfort with getting better. And that transcended wrestling and applied to a lot of other things in life.

Tim Ferriss

I view my job more almost as a field biologist or anthropologist, where I’m collecting practices. I’m collecting techniques.

Tim Ferriss

If you take a strong stance and have a clear opinion or statement on any subject online, you’re going to polarize people. And without that polarity, there’s no discussion. Discussion is what I want, which means that I’m fine with the consequences.

Tim Ferriss

Everyone is going to binge on a diet, for instance, so plan for it, schedule it, and contain the damage.

Tim Ferriss

Who is Tim Ferriss?

Timothy Ferriss is an entrepreneur, investor, author, and lifestyle guru from the United States.

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