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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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    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"
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    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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    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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    ACE Innovations, LLC New Jersey 03-02-11
    ACE Innovations, LLC New Jersey 03-02-11

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    Read the negative reviews on Amazon. I'd bet a significant % of the good reviews are paid for.

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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.

    11 of 16 people found this review helpful
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    Joanna SCOTTSDALE, AZ, United States 09-03-10
    Joanna SCOTTSDALE, AZ, United States 09-03-10 Member Since 2016

    Used to read classic lit for pleasure of well-written prose. Now, with MS, it's thrillers, courtroom/police dramas, and adventure to escape!

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    "Not that great"

    My husband listened to this book so this is his review. The book, in his opinion, gives a portrait of a lifestyle that seems fairly unrealistic for the typical person. He also noted that the additions from the first book, which he also read were nominal... just a few small tidbits that didn't really make purchasing the updated book worth it. Bottom line, he didn't come away with any revelations after reading either of these book, tempting as they sound.

    10 of 15 people found this review helpful

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