Want to work just four hours a week? Ferriss believes he can show you how. This Jack-of-all-trades has done it all, from becoming the National Chinese Kickboxing Champion and the Guinness World Record-holder for tango dancing to working for education reform. In his controversial book, The 4-Hour Workweek, Ferriss advocates throwing out old ideas of retirement and deferred-life plans. His latest sensation, The 4-Hour Body, is a choose-your-own-adventure guide to the human body, covering topics ranging from fat loss to sex, and he says it's all been tested.
A self-described human guinea pig, Tim Ferriss has parlayed his self-experimentation into a pair of blockbuster self-help books. His first, The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, shares the secrets to his success in outsourcing most of the work for his online nutritional-supplements company, BrainQuicken. The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman, chronicles his efforts to maximize his physical potential. Ferriss holds the world record for executing the most tango spins in a minute, a feat he performed on the TV show Live with Regis and Kelly. He is a guest lecturer at Princeton University and a faculty member at Singularity University.
Ready for a sabbatical? Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, emphasizes the benefits of taking what he calls "mini-retirements," insisting travel will help improve your business affairs. He champions extended travel to foreign countries as a form of "cheap therapy."
Gentlemen, you may want to think twice about carrying that iPhone around in your front pocket. Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Body, claims he has gathered empirical evidence linking cell phones to a lowered sperm count in men who carry around a mobile device in their front pocket.