I’m pretty darned biased on this one. Julien Smith wrote a New York Times Bestselling book with me. He also wrote a Wall Street Journal bestselling book with me. Okay, it’s the same book. But you now have my bias.
Julien Smith is also why I am pursuing my fitness and nutrition goals for 2011 with a renewed vigor. (Well, him and my doctor.) I’ve learned more from drafting behind Julien’s research and his recent stream of blog posts than I would have learned on my own.
So, why did I mention Tim Ferriss?
Improvement and Lifestyle Design is the Rage
I’ve met Tim Ferriss a few times so far, and I like him. He’s a really smart guy, really passionate, motivated to do some great stuff on his blog. Tim’s first book, THE FOUR HOUR WORK WEEK, was really really successful. His new book, THE FOUR HOUR BODY, looks to be poised to do darned well for itself, too. I’m thrilled for his success.
Tim experiments with lifestyle design, a term he coined (and a nifty one). Julien lives it. Since long before you knew a lot about Julien, he was experimenting with gatejumping in a lot of forms and methods. The way he lives his life today is the result of a lot of choices in his lifestyle as well as some very clever business moves. But where Tim shows you some ways to mess with your physiology and he gives you some experiments that showed you his success with business models that take less direct obvious effort than a 9-5, Julien lives that life.
And I guess it’s not really an either/or, but I’m going to stick with following Julien Smith closely on all that he does because I think that he’s showing me a smart way of living, and he’s taking away excuses that I used to use in various parts of my life.
Decide for yourself by reading more about Julien.