BiggerPockets Podcast 254: Tim Ferriss on Real Estate, Becoming a Top Performer and His Tribe of Mentors

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Today’s guest needs no introduction, but this would look funny without one, so here we go! Today on The BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with Tim Ferriss, author of #1 New York Times Bestseller The Four Hour Work Week and his newest title, Tribe of Mentors and dive DEEP into the patterns that make high achievers accomplish so much. This show is unlike any other episode of our podcast, and we can’t guarantee you’ll be the same person when you finish. You’ll also discover Tim’s unique approach to real estate investing, as well as the books, apps, and routines that has made Tim one of the most influential thought leaders in our world today.

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • How the gang connected with Tim
  • Whether his mom would be impressed by his accomplishments
  • Why he walks to the beat of his own drum
  • His recent “silent” retreat
  • The value of meditation
  • What you should know about self-awareness training
  • The ins and outs of the book Tribe of Mentors
  • Patterns that are common amongst high achievers
  • The importance of turning off distractions
  • Principles to live your life by
  • How to be truly effective
  • Tips for using money to buy time
  • The 3 advantages that you can have in any type of investing
  • How Tim Ferriss invests
  • What a good investment entails
  • Indicators of a solid property
  • How Tim would analyze real estate
  • The fundamental differences in real estate as an asset class
  • The “worthlessness” of hard work
  • How to balance ambition and being contented
  • And SO much more!

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Books Mentioned in this Show

Tweetable Topics:

  • “I don’t like having my sanity depend on luck.” (Tweet This!)
  • “When you’re not thinking of the past, you’re not thinking of the future.” (Tweet This!)
  • “It’s not that you don’t have time, it’s you don’t have priorities.” (Tweet This!)
  • “It’s not how you do things, it’s what you do.” (Tweet This!)
  • “Effectiveness over efficiency on all things.” (Tweet This!)
  • “Thinking is actually asking questions and answering them in your own head.” (Tweet This!)
  • “There’s no problem with hard work, as long as it applies to the right things.” (Tweet This!)
  • “In the end, success is sleeping well.” (Tweet This!)
  • “Worrying is praying for what you don’t want.” (Tweet This!)
  • “It’s very hard to fail completely.” (Tweet This!)

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