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

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

This expanded edition includes dozens of practical tips and case studies from readers 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.
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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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    08-30-12
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    "Timothy Ferriss is My Hero"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    An absolute must read for anyone who wants to make the most of their life. One of most useful and inspiring books I've ever read. No fluff. All good. Read it and get seriously motivated to make your dreams come true and live your best life. Simply amazing stuff.


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    Ben Charleston, WV, United States 08-19-12
    Ben Charleston, WV, United States 08-19-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Useful and actionable informaiton"
    Would you listen to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) again? Why?

    Yes, I have listened to this 3 times so far.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)?

    Nothing comes to mind.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Not really applicable.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Found it useful.


    Any additional comments?

    Tim Ferris is a self promoter, but if you can get over that, there is a great deal of useful information to be taken from this book.

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    Patrick United States 07-31-12
    Patrick United States 07-31-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Tim Ferris is beyond GREAT"
    What made the experience of listening to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) the most enjoyable?

    Tim Ferris


    What did you like best about this story?

    Tim Ferris is wise as an old man from such a young age......wish he were around when I were a young man.


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    Mark Las Cruces, NM, United States 07-30-12
    Mark Las Cruces, NM, United States 07-30-12 Member Since 2012
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    "A different take on life"
    What did you love best about The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)?

    I had no idea there was a whole world where virtual assistants existed. I can't wait to put such a resource to use.


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    Vigen West Hills, CA, United States 07-25-12
    Vigen West Hills, CA, United States 07-25-12 Member Since 2008
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    "Great book"
    Would you listen to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) again? Why?

    A must read for anyone working or unemployed. It teaches self discipline, tricks of the trade to manage whatever business you have. I'm considering to buy the paperback, to get easy access to the web links and phone numbers.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Shu Luvr Bainbridge Island 06-13-12
    Shu Luvr Bainbridge Island 06-13-12 Member Since 2009
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    "Dreadful Disappointment"
    Would you try another book from Timothy Ferriss and/or Ray Porter?

    Absolutely not!


    What was most disappointing about Timothy Ferriss’s story?

    I should have read the reviews. He's a narcissistic human being with no original thoughts. All of the theories and principles are borrowed, and then woven together in a patchwork which is regurgitated for the reader. The common thread? His egotistical stories in which he is the hero, fooling and controlling others to meet his own needs. Ferris would say that his manipulations are meant to free the reader to enjoy life, but the price of these games could well be relationships and finding enjoyment in everyday life.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    None.


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    Lisa Surrey, British Columbia, Canada 12-30-11
    Lisa Surrey, British Columbia, Canada 12-30-11
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    "Awsome!"
    Would you listen to The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) again? Why?

    This is an amazing audio book!!, I bought the hardcover and my husband stole it before I could start reading so I decided to get the Audio and it is even better!! It really has changed my life and how I see my future.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I was happy to get a chuckle every now and then!!


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer GAINESVILLE, VA, United States 12-22-11
    Amazon Customer GAINESVILLE, VA, United States 12-22-11 Member Since 2010
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    What disappointed you about The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)?

    This book is just such crap.... that it falls into the category of


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    Helen RUMFORD, RI, United States 11-09-11
    Helen RUMFORD, RI, United States 11-09-11 Member Since 2010

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    "I learned, therefore, I liked"

    Again, I am glad that I listened to this book because I would not have lasted through reading it. I am glad to know what it's about, but I have mixed emotions about his approach and motives, including use of a muse. At least of few of the ideas can be eaily applied to my busy life for immediate positive benefits. I am not sure what would happen to the old-fashioned work ethic if everyone followed this approach, but....

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    Ellenberger BURLESON, TX, United States 09-19-11
    Ellenberger BURLESON, TX, United States 09-19-11
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    "About self"

    His voice was too monotone, alot of ra ra me! He did give some good time tips, and the just of being your best is about time and chasing the right dream.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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