#99: How to Build a World-Class Network in Record Time
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Welcome to a special edition of The Tim Ferriss Show. Back in 2007, I experienced a massive tipping point for The 4-Hour Workweek at the South by Southwest (SXSW)conference held in Austin, Texas. Two or three days played a key role in the book becoming a worldwide bestseller in 40+ languages. So what exactly happened at the event? How did I optimize those 2-3 days? The below audio is a presentation I recently gave about a better, more effective way to network. My suggestions might surprise you or seem counterintuitive–the best way to build a world-class network quickly is to spend very little time networking, at least not in the “ugh, gross” sleazy sense of the word. In this episode, you’ll learn: How SXSW played a role in the success of The 4-Hour Workweek How you can “stack the deck” for your own product launches Simple biohacks for handling booze overload and sleep deprivation Why it’s so important to meet people in person to build your network The most common mistakes people make when attempting to…