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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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    "This is a great book"

    I listen to this book many times, it's great for reprioritizing and refocusing on what should be paying attention to in business.

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    Lily 03-08-16
    Lily 03-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Tough to listen to since there are many recommendations for external resources"

    I'd recommend actually buying the physical book for this reason. It will be easier to follow.

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    Amanda 03-07-16
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    "A great read, and re-read."

    Lifestyle redefined. I'm going to read this again because there was so much great information.

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    Tai Hong Trieu 03-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Changing my life"

    I could not stop listening. My wife is reading the book and recommended it to me. The ideas Tim Ferriss presents are so different and refreshing. We are now planning on moving to Hong Kong in the coming years. Thank you Tim Ferriss. I've already started on the other 4 hour books(body and chef). Looking forward to his next book.

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    Fouad Zakka CAMBRIDGE, MA, US 03-03-16
    Fouad Zakka CAMBRIDGE, MA, US 03-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Thank you. Thank you. Thank you."

    Just read it. Do it. Now. Life changer. Impacted the way I think and gave actionable advice.

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    "Master of Fresh Thinking"

    I refused to read this book for 10 years. The title was just a turn off. My loss. Tim is a breath of fresh air and logic in the techno jungle we live in. Now I listen to the podcast every week. LIFE CHANGER

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    Megan 02-26-16
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    "An inspiring kick in the butt!"

    A well of information packed into this book! A clear road map to follow to become location independent. He tells it like it is. A book I will have to re-listen to many times when I'm ready to apply the steps and principles.

    My only complaint is that the way the information was presented was dry, but then again there's SO MANY resources it would be tough to make it more interesting without adding more pages.

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    "Mostly enjoyed"

    I have wanted to be a "digital nomad" for a while now, and have been listening to the podcast for a long time. I finally decided to give the book a try while at work. It started off great and I had fun writing out my dreamline using the worksheets provided on the site. I also got a lot of insight out of doing my monthly expenses worksheet.
    It seemed to drag midway through and I almost let it go completely after one too many super specific e-mail handling instructions, as I do not get any work related emails currently. I had some faith though and pushed on through to the case studies part ans it reinvigorated my motivation and left me feeling optimistic.
    All in all, although a lot of it does not seem to fit my style of execution as far as starting the business, I feel motivated to keep learning and enjoyed the viewpoints expressed.

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    Cobey 01-17-16
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    "solid overall"

    reader is solid. without having the text in front of me, it is hard to follow sometimes when it jumps from citing sources to the authors point and back.

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    Junior C. 01-15-16
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    "Fffffing awesome."

    I was striving for a four day work week and I thought I was doing well until I read this. to also think I thought the title was bulls... But when I read the book my eyes opened and my mind ran wild. I am starting a fresh . Thanks Tim

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