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How to feel like the Incredible Hulk: Tim Ferriss on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Productivity guru Tim Ferrissfun, encouraging anecdotes show how one simple question — “What’s the worst that could happen?” — is all you need to learn to do anything. (Recorded at EG 2008, December 2008, in Monterey, California. Duration: 16:26.)

Watch Tim Ferriss’ talk on learning on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 400+ TEDTalks.

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Comments (7)

  • commented on Apr 8 2014

    just want to say, thanks so much!

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  • George Kong commented on Jul 4 2009

    Although Tim doesn’t mention it, this is a good talk to show the implicit learning of experts, and how, what they think they know, isn’t what they actually know.

    Of course, I don’t want to diminish the value of the expert too much. Even if it is internalized, there is still value in what they know.

  • Dee Kaur commented on Apr 25 2009

    His book is great and he is a very nice guy. I wrote him an e-mail after his book was released and he wrote back a helpful, informative response.

  • David Chu commented on Apr 16 2009

    This is my first view after I registered to TED and added Teb blog to my bookmark. I like it very much. I’ll by my daily reading or watching routine. Life is beautiful and sharing is wonderful!

  • James Freeman commented on Apr 16 2009

    Again I keep repeating myself about how Tim has been very inspirational in my life by the way he lives and conducts himself