Little Morsels of Wisdom Garnered by Bingeing on Tim Ferriss' Podcast the Past Week

  1. Find opportunity in thinking about the things no one else is thinking about.
  2. Tranquillity over 'Happiness'
  3. Use the 80/20 rule to figure out where to focus your efforts.
  4. To achieve a state of flow and deep work, purposefully remove all distraction.
  5. Instead of trying to become the Michael Jordan of one field, strive to reach the NBA in a few key fields where you have unique ability.
  6. Keep a notebook and write down every idea. Refer back later.
  7. 4 hours of effective flow in a day is superior to 8 hours of frantic busy work.
  8. Choose one important task to complete per day and after a few weeks you may be surprised by how much meaningful work you have achieved.
  9. Perseverance and practice will bear fruit.