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The 4-Hour Workweek - Timothy Ferriss
The 4-Hour Workweek
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What do you do? Tim Ferriss has trouble answering the question. Depending on when you ask this controversial Princeton University guest lecturer, he might answer:“I race motorcycles in Europe.”“I ski in the Andes.”“I scuba dive in Panama.” “I dance tango in Buenos Aires.” He has spent more than... show more
What do you do? Tim Ferriss has trouble answering the question. Depending on when you ask this controversial Princeton University guest lecturer, he might answer:“I race motorcycles in Europe.”“I ski in the Andes.”“I scuba dive in Panama.” “I dance tango in Buenos Aires.” He has spent more than five years learning the secrets of the New Rich, a fast-growing subculture who has abandoned the “deferred-life plan” and instead mastered the new currencies—time and mobility—to create luxury lifestyles in the here and now. Whether you are an overworked employee or an entrepreneur trapped in your own business, this book is the compass for a new and revolutionary world. Join Tim Ferriss as he teaches you:• How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want • How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs • How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist• How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and freuent "mini-retirements"• What the crucial difference is between absolute and relative income• How to train your boss to value performance over presence, or kill your job (or company) if it’s beyond repair• What automated cash-flow “muses” are and how to create one in 2 to 4 weeks• How to cultivate selective ignorance—and create time—with a low-information diet• What the management secrets of Remote Control CEOs are • How to get free housing worldwide and airfare at 50–80% off • How to fill the void and create a meaningful life after removing work and the officeYou can have it all—really.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307353139 (0307353133)
Publisher: Harmony
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
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Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
3.0 The 4-Hour Workweek
Disclaimers:I skipped parts of the book that dealt with product development and automation, since these do not apply to my experience. Most of the 'mobility' tips do not apply in my case, since I happen to live AND earn in one of those 'ridiculously cheap' countries.There was no little escaping from...
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 The 4-Hour Workweek
3 stars, It's worth reading, but borrow it.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 The 4-Hour Workweek
3 stars, It's worth reading, but borrow it.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
1.0 The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
In the immortal words of Gertrude Stein, "There is no there there." Ferriss has collected a bunch of old information, spun it around and repackaged it in a breathless! seminar! sort of way. The writing is pedestrian at best, most of his grand ideas are either impractical or kinda loony. I think I l...
Musings of a Book Addict
Musings of a Book Addict rated it
3.0 The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
I had a real "like/hate" relationship to this book. First the "hates:" Timothy Ferriss represents all that is wrong with the current capitalist system. His "answer" to leaving the wage-slave life and living your dreams, is to have $5-an-hour wage slaves in third-world countries do your work for you....
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