Purveyor of the 4-hour workweek, Tim Ferriss, says that the one thing that stumped him time and time again was learning how to cook. By deconstructing what he knew about cooking, and then re-learning the steps, Ferriss found that he could apply these same ideals when it came to any difficult task. Whether it’s learning a new language, building an exhaustive project or just finding a better way to lose weight, maybe it’s time for us all to learn how to cook.

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