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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) Audiobook

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

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Publisher's Summary

Forget the old concepts of retirement and a deferred life plan. There is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. For living more and working less, this book is the blueprint.

This expanded edition includes dozens of practical tips and case studies from people who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book. Also included are templates for eliminating email and negotiating with bosses and clients, how to apply lifestyle principles in unpredictable economic times, and the latest tools, tricks, and shortcuts for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.

©2007 2009 by Tim Ferriss; (P)2009 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"It's about time this book was written. It is a long-overdue manifesto for the mobile lifestyle, and Tim Ferriss is the ideal ambassador. This will be huge." (Jack Canfield)

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    jack Sidney, IA, United States 01-30-13
    jack Sidney, IA, United States 01-30-13 Member Since 2013

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    "Amazing information overload!"
    Where does The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The information provided in the audio book left me wide eyed and scrambling for paper and pen. I am very pleased.


    What other book might you compare The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) to and why?

    Anthony Robins is close, but falls short of providing hard core facts on how to and who too


    Which character – as performed by Ray Porter – was your favorite?

    No favoring. All good.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No favoring. All good.


    Any additional comments?

    Have a pen and paper ready. Wear headset or find a quiet place to absorb this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Caleb Greenwood, IN, United States 01-26-13
    Caleb Greenwood, IN, United States 01-26-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Good Book for starting a side business/dividend co"
    Any additional comments?

    Great book for someone interested in starting a side business. Gives great ideas on automation and expands your thinking on how to lead your companies.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tom 01-23-13
    Tom 01-23-13
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    "Favorite business/lifestlye book I've read on here"
    Would you listen to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) again? Why?

    A lot of novel concepts for me as a small business owners. The 4 hours isn't to be taken literally, but a lot of great ideas to improve your business and life style


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jeremy oak forest, IL, United States 01-04-13
    Jeremy oak forest, IL, United States 01-04-13
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    "Must Listen To For Any Business Professional"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I recommend this book to anyone who will listen. I wish I would have known about it when I started my business. VERY helpful info and colorfully written.


    What other book might you compare The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) to and why?

    Its the first book I've really heard of its kind. Don't let the title fool you, its all business.


    Which character – as performed by Ray Porter – was your favorite?

    Defiantly the author, Tim Ferris.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Its a little long at 12 hours, so I broke it up into different sections to listen to. Often going back and listening to parts I've already heard to make sure I took it in. Listening to it in on sitting might be tough but breaking it up is very enjoyable.


    Any additional comments?

    If your on the fence, just do it! Listen to it. Well worth the money.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mary 12-20-12
    Mary 12-20-12 Member Since 2006
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    "Better in Hardback"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would recommend this book to a friend in hard copy. There is a wealth of reference information that gets lost in the recitation.


    Who do you think would benefit most from listening to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)?

    Anybody feeling trapped in the 8 to 5 experience should have a listen to see potential alternatives.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    steve champion fresno, CA United States 12-19-12
    steve champion fresno, CA United States 12-19-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Book!! Laugh out loud funny!!"
    Would you listen to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) again? Why?

    I have listened to 4 hour WW twice, and I am sure I will listen again.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Very easy to understand and HIGHLY motivational!!


    What does Ray Porter bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Ray Porter is THE BEST narrator of any book Ive heard!! I will search out Ray to listen to him again!!


    What did you learn from The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) that you would use in your daily life?

    I've begun work on 2 ideas that have been mulling for years, this book is HIGHLY motivational.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Holly Henri Cape Coral, FL United States 12-12-12
    Holly Henri Cape Coral, FL United States 12-12-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Love, love, love this book"
    What did you love best about The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)?

    The outside the box thinking gives hope and creative inspiration that life should be easier and more fun.


    Any additional comments?

    Must read! Tim Ferriss is inspirational and makes you feel anyone can do this.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Evelyn Ellsworth, KS, United States 11-12-12
    Evelyn Ellsworth, KS, United States 11-12-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Entertaining"
    Would you listen to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) again? Why?

    Lots of good information and entertaining as well. Enjoyed it and am planning to put some of it to use.


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    peter Semaphore, Australia 12-11-10
    peter Semaphore, Australia 12-11-10 Member Since 2012
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    "MIND BLOWING"

    Loved this book. The author has a good sense of humour and writing style and I found the content interesting and challenging. The only issue was there was so much technical information, worthwhile lists and processes, that I now need to go and buy the physical book. All good for business I'm sure, but basically I really enjoyed this initial review.

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    Tim United States 05-01-12
    Tim United States 05-01-12 Member Since 2011

    Do you read the book before you dislike my reviews?

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    "Infomercial for Dot Com's"

    After watching Timothy Ferriss on :"A Day In The Life (Hulu)", I was interested at reading The 4-Hour Workweek. I wished that I hadn't because it's not realistic at all, unless you have unlimited funds.

    "I made 40k a month and I was still not happy... Too much work." Just quoting Ferriss.

    Basically, you outsource everything without doing any work and check your email once a week and be antisocial. The book is an infomercial for Dot Com's. Ferriss has no work ethics. He uses other people and dot coms for day to day tasks.

    I gave 5 stars on performance just because Ray Porter (narrator) portrays Timothy Ferriss as a douche.

    I can only imagine that Porter's performance is accurate.

    14 of 21 people found this review helpful

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