Need some inspiration? Give “The Four Hour Workweek” a read. This is required reading for anyone looking create a start-up or change what or how they approach life.
Tim Ferriss has an interesting take on how to focus on what's important in your life and offers techniques to be more effective. In his book, The 4 Hour Workweek, he outlines his life strategy and discusses his success and failures.
He also was invited to speak at TED and has a great talk about how to “Smash fear, learn anything”.