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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)

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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    Kiran Potluri Los Angeles, CA 06-04-15
    Kiran Potluri Los Angeles, CA 06-04-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Worst book I ever heard"

    What a waste of time.. Not even close to what u want to hear.. This book is useless Unless you already have a cash flow. Even if u have a cashflow set up, this book is no more than a glossary of websites and phone numbers. Hate it

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    A.S. Central PA 06-03-15
    A.S. Central PA 06-03-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Nice"

    good book. probably better for IT types. gets you thinking. really enjoyed Ray Porter's reading of it.

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    Melinda 05-29-15
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    "Great book but ..."

    Really great information in this book. The only turn off was when he started trying to address the "What's the purpose of life?" question. He should have just stayed away from that one. Otherwise, great book. Really gets the wheels in my head turning.

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    S 05-25-15
    S 05-25-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great listen and funny"

    Inspiring book and even though Tim makes everything sound so easy which is not entirely the full story. I do believe with mastery you can achieve freedom. I recommend this book

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    Cass 05-19-15
    Cass 05-19-15
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    "Escape the w4w!"

    Snagging practical guide on hire tu get more done in less time, so you can enjoy life to the fullest!

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    Bryce Johnson 05-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Highly recommended"

    I've been lucky to travel the world having the job I like. This book exceeded my expectations and inspired me to do more with my life. It has a lot of practical recommendations on how and where to start. I recommend if to everyone I know. I wish I read it 10 years ago. Thank you, Tim!

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    Dean B. 05-16-15
    Dean B. 05-16-15
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    "Probably better on paper"

    I came to reading this book already believing a lot of what I expected to be told. Indeed there's some great truth in here. However I'm not sure it works great as an audiobook.
    The first half flowed well and had more philosophy. The second half is very resource dense. There are long stretches of nothing but web URLs read out in full. These would work fine in paper form but makes for a very clunky listen to have them read out to you.
    There is also a very clear hierarchical structure to a lot of the text which again I think would have worked better on paper. From bullet points and numbered lists, to quotes and reader feedback letters. It's not always clear who is speaking until the structure of the text is revealed by the attribution line at the end.

    All in all a great kick in the butt for anyone interested in changing their work life balance. But I think I would buy the paper or e book instead for use aa a reference.

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    Nathan De Melo 05-13-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Eye-opening!"

    This book gets my heart pumping with excitement about what's possible. A must buy hard copy as well. Rediscover your dreams.

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    Ryan's Amazon 05-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Real, Actionable Guide to Freedom"

    Excellent and engaging. Applying just a handful of tactics and techniques discussed in this book will be rewarding. Truly adhering to them will be life changing. A must in any informed, entrepreneurial collection.

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    Beliza Rodriguez 05-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Government employee"

    Amazing book ! Granted if you have a government job like me these rules will never apply to you to be able to work from home but more someone try to become an entrepreneur. Reading this book makes me realize more that I need to leave my government job and work for myself...

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