PRODUCTIVITY & POSITIVITY

My 2021 Year-in-Review: The Tim Ferriss Method

Johnny T. Nguyen
4 min readDec 19, 2021

Tim Ferriss needs no introduction since he’s a renown figure in these circles. He’s written about his method to conduct annual reviews, in order to learn from the past year and incorporate those changes in the next year. Because he’s famous for experimenting on himself and taking copious notes, it makes total sense that his method calls for a more detailed analysis and injecting those insights into next year.

Positives

Looking at my calendar this past year, here are a few highlights that I’ve truly enjoyed and cherish.

Picnics and open houses with the wife. My wife and I occasionally visit a new park and pack a nice Indian bhel meal to eat out there, which doesn’t require any reheating. And while we’re out, we’ll look up any open houses for sale by checking Zillow. We’re in the process of building a new house and we enjoy looking at other houses to pick up on any design tips (or not to do!).

Renting out a movie theatre. Yeah, sounds luxurious doesn’t it? Turns out it’s not as expensive as it sounds, and our local theatre allows for up to 20 guests, which means the price per ticket is roughly the same as a normal movie ticket. Since everybody is so tired of this pandemic, the idea of going out with all your friends, who you can trust is taking this pandemic as seriously as you are, has been a social lifeline. Only difficulty is getting through a 20 person movie huddle afterwards that…

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Johnny T. Nguyen

All about the adventure of positivity & productivity. I’ve turned into my parents and now wake up before 6 AM… & crush it. 🔅 www.theventureout.com