Tim Ferriss Q&A – Our convertible heads and more

Tim Ferriss Q&A – Our convertible heads and more

In this episode of Noah Kagan Presents I talk to Tim Ferriss. The world’s most famous lifehacker, recovering angel investor, and New York Times best selling author. We take fan questions and talk about things Tim is never asked like what was his childhood nickname, what is he going to name his kids, how to get out of a Mexican jail and much more. You can see the full list of questions I asked Tim below with links to everything we talked about in this EPIC Q&A episode.

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Questions in this episode:

  • If you were in a Mexican jail who is the first person you’d call?
  • What’s on your lock screen on your phone?
  • What’s the one Hanukkah gift to get this year?
  • Favorite book this year besides your own?
  • What’s different about this book vs. all your others?
  • What promotions and marketing for books have not worked for you?
  • How much did the billboards in NYC cost and were they effective?
  • What makes you stand apart?
  • One of your parents has to die, which one do you keep?
  • Which podcast guest was the hardest to get?
  • Who’s the next guest that you’ll put that much time into getting on the show?
  • Why did your parent’s choose to name you Tim?
  • Did you have any nicknames growing up?
  • How do you spend $1MM in a day?
  • What’s the worst investment you ever made?
  • When was the last time you were nervous and/or cried?
  • Are you single or taken?
  • What’s your breakfast routine these days?
  • If you got amnesia how would you start over?
  • If you had to live in one city and never leave what city would you choose?
  • What are your thoughts on the ketogenic diet?
  • Do you have any general business advice?
  • How do you meet better people?
  • What secrets does your assistant know?
  • What are the most valuable things your assistant does for you?
  • Why didn’t you do the land rush tactic on Tools of Titans?
  • How do you get your fans to take action and follow your recommendations?
  • Why do you give away so much for free?
  • What’s your day like from start to finish?
  • Why is there no audio book for Tools of Titans?
  • Which book has influenced your fans the most?
  • Do you have names picked out for when you have kids?

Links discussed in this episode:

The Tim Feriss Show

Tools of Titans

Nayoya Acupressure Mat

Bed of Nails Original Acupressure Mat

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia: A Novel


Tim on the Dr. Oz Show

Ketos//os Pruvit Pure Therapeutic Ketones

Isopure Ready-to-Drink

1,000 True Fans


The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing


Tim Ferriss on Squawk Box

Tim Ferriss Product Hunt Q&A

The Random Show Threesome — Tim Ferriss, Kevin Rose, and Matt Mullenweg

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8 responses to “Tim Ferriss Q&A – Our convertible heads and more”

Darrell Harada
January 18, 2017 at 1:34 pm

Tim has influenced me to maintain integrity and honesty. He and Noah are examples of success with integrity.

Justin Gordon
January 27, 2017 at 9:09 am

Damn, Noah, I love how you delivered DIFFERENT answers from Tim on this podcast. As one of Tim’s unabashed fanboys, I really appreciated this. Furthermore, it’s great how you KEEP IT REAL Noah! I’ve followed you (In the least creepy way possible) for a while and have really enjoyed learning marketing from you and also have used sumome on my fitness website as well as my boss’s site (Which has gathered 15,000+ emails in the last 10-11 months). Thank you Noah!

Noah Kagan
January 27, 2017 at 4:45 pm

Great to hear from you Jordan =)

So rad to hear about your success!!!

Bhola prasad
February 2, 2017 at 9:39 am

Hi Noah, just start listening to your podcast. And all I can say is – I love it too much. I think after a very long time, I felt really happier and connected and feeling very light. Love it too much . Can’t wait to listen your next episode. Hope you have a great time Noah. Bye

Andrew M. Warner
February 2, 2017 at 2:11 pm

Loved this podcast by Tim, Noah.

I loved his strategy on free to then do ultra-premium. I just started a new site and I’m thinking about my monetization strategy and will definitely consider that. Because all of that free goodies can help build strong relationships.

Great first episode.

– Andrew

February 4, 2017 at 11:42 pm

Yes Noah – Found you from mixergy. Love the new podcast, feels real, like a friends giving you a kick up the arse rather than an interview. It was Tim that started me on this journey and gave me the confidence to go from 50K to 150K in less than 2 yrs. Thanks to you, I’m about to start a new chapter!

February 8, 2017 at 5:04 am

Noah, thanks for posting, seems from the talk you want your fans to take action and follow your recommendations. Tim looks to be much more relaxed on the matter /and i agree with the guy/. Be patient!

Rick Benz
March 13, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Noah, great idea to think about asking Tim questions that no one has ever asked him before. I’ve followed both of you guys for quite awhile and I love how pragmatic the information is that you share. It’s great to hear two masterminds chat for a quick 30 minutes on various topics.