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The Tim Ferriss Experiment Premiere: Rock N’ Roll Drums

Tim Ferriss gets a crash course in drumming with master drummer Stewart Copeland, deconstructing one of the ultimate feats of coordination to attack a drum kit. His new skills are put to the test when he joins Foreigner for a live show.

Best-selling author and life-hacker Tim Ferriss pushes himself to the edge, deconstructing and decoding tough-to-master tasks — parkour, rally car racing, surfing, starting a new business — with master efficiency.

In each episode of The Tim Ferriss Experiment, Ferriss takes viewers through the tasks step-by-step, providing takeaways that people can translate into their own everyday lives.


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Yabusame – Tim Ferriss hacks an ancient Japanese martial art in 5 days

This is a really cool lesson in what is possible.
If this video does not inspire you, nothing will.
Enjoy watching Tim Ferriss have fun doing what makes him the most excited.

Update: This is the first time this video has been online. Enjoy it while you can.


The Practicality of Pessimism: Stoicism as a Productivity System

The Practicality of Pessimism

Could defining your fears be more important than defining your goals?

This is a recent 5-minute presentation Tim Ferriss gave at a Google Ignite program.

He discusses the two most effective productivity techniques he has found since 2004, both borrowed from Stoicism.

It includes personal usage examples, as well as several from Seneca and Cato.

The audio is quite low, so you’ll need to up the volume.