Contacting famous and successful individuals is easier than you would expect

  • Book - The 4 Hour Work WeekBook - The 4 Hour Work Week


    author: Timothy Ferriss
    title: The 4 Hour Work WEEK - Escape the 9-5, live anywhere and join the new rich.

    states that reaching high profile individuals for personal contact is much easier than you would think.
  • The information they provide can be extremely valuable, especially since most people think that these individuals are unreachable.
  • Be sure that your question is a general problem you are trying to solve, though.
  • Tim Ferris offers the following script to when reaching out via phone:
    • Hi, this is Tim Ferriss (when speaking with assistant: calling for blabla)
    • I know this might sound a bit odd, but I’m a first-time X and just read his interview in Y. I’m a longtime fan and have finally built up the courage to call him for one specific piece of advice. It wouldn’t take more than two minutes of his time. Is there any way you can help me get through to him? I really, really appreciate whatever you can do. (at the very end of the call): Thank you so much for being so generous with your time. If I have the occasional tough question—very occasional—is there any chance I could keep in touch via e-mail?