If your dream is escaping the rat race, high-end world travel, monthly five-figure income with zero management or just living more and working less then this audiobook is the blueprint. Forget your tired, old retirement concepts and throw out that deferred-life plan - there's no need to wait and every reason not to. You can have it all! This audiobook is the compass for a new and revolutionary world. Start living now!
©2007 Copyright © 2007, 2009 by Tim Ferriss. (P)2011 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Escape from work
Less references to websites and other information sources within the body of the text
The character who managed to live overseas while the employer thought they were still at home
Not take work too seriously nor place so much importance on money
An enjoyable casual read
Life changing no matter if you buy into the whole package or not. This book will make you think about how and what you do. Very well read and easy to listen too. Though as another reader mentioned, the reading of the full web addresses etc was a bit tedious
Timothy Ferriss has a simple yet supremely powerful way of approaching life that leaves no doubt that working 40-100 hours a week for someone else will only ruin you.
Each chapter has unique steps and thought-provoking questions to drag you kicking a screaming out of your cave and into the light, where you can examine yourself and realise where you can improve and / or take action.
I haven't listened to Ray Porter before, but he speaks this book very well - it sounds as if Timothy Ferriss is actually talking to me!
Joining the New Rich is easier than you think!
Really make you think differently about life, how you work and what is important. Not sure I'll get to the fully integrated model Tim propose, but st least it has kick started me in developing new web site that we will test and hope to develop our business with.
Warning! Do not read if you are not prepared to take some action... if you do then you will find that the situations that used to be quite bearable suddenly become less so. All of a sudden you will be able to see more...
This is a fabulous book filled with some great ideas. The narration is good though sometimes the list of websites/resources does become a little repetitive. Whilst these lists make sense in the hard copy, in audiobook form they are less useful.
However you won't be disappointed with this book and it will take you to new places...
I must say I fell for this audio book as it sounded ideal to me; Though, even with giving it 1 star this book is considered overrated. There is no such thing as a 4 hour week for the general populace as much as I would have liked it to be so. What is the point of fantasizing about something that is not going to be achievable. If it is for entertainment purposes that you are thinking of getting this audiobook then by all means get it, it sure beats boredom! Enjoy life!
"The best self help book I have read"
Forget about piling millions of useless cash in the bank, that is sooo last year. The new rich are having all the fun and don't need millions to do so. This is an entertaining and highly recommended guide book on how to escape the rat race realise we are not slaves to anyone.
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