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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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    Joel Hendersonville, NC, USA 07-16-10
    Joel Hendersonville, NC, USA 07-16-10
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    I also have the eBook version but wanted to listen to this and work through it with a friend. What Feriss proposes is provocative but I'm not sure how practical it is for those of us in just ordinary jobs. It's difficult to "outsource" a manual labor job, for instance. I did like the "dreamlining" exercise and I was able to get some inspiration from some of the other info. The audio version gets bogged down by all of the web page references. The narrator spells out every little slash and dash of the addresses and there are many of them. Probably a couple hours could have been trimmed from this version without all of the URL's. In reference to one of the other reviews, the narrator's voice IS NOT computerized. It is a real person. I think what that person may have experienced is the effect on the sound from digitizing audio.

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    Elaine Chichizola 06-22-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Many good pieces of useful information in here!"

    While much of the information in the 4 hour work week I already knew or practiced I didn't get the chance to check out the 4 hour work week 10 years ago when it was all the rave. I will say that Timothy Ferris knows his stuff and that is coming from an Internet Business Person myself. I even learned a few things which is always a plus and what I always look for. Even though the audibook is 10 years old, most of the information still applies. You will find some websites he recommends that are no longer active which is the only negative. A refresher version of the 4 hour work week may be a good idea for Mr. Ferriss to pursue.

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    Tatiana Jenkins 06-21-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Fueled the flames"

    I have been listening to this audio book as I sit at my desk job. Its frustrating to waste time and after listening to this book, i realize i do have options and they can work out. Tim really makes the book simple enough for anyone to take action. The narrator did an excellence job making the reading clear and smooth. This was my first audio book and I will probably try another one now.

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    Amazon Customer 06-18-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Must Read for Everyone!"

    This books isn't just for entrepreneurs. Anyone working in any capacity can benefit from the forward thinking strategies and mindset tools presented in this book. It's inspiring and motivating. Couldn't put it down - bought the hard copy to have as a reference.

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    A Lucas 06-15-17
    A Lucas 06-15-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent book!"

    This is a must read for everyone attempting to be an entrepreneur. Get it, read it and let's live it!

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    R.C. Houston, TX 06-14-17
    R.C. Houston, TX 06-14-17 Member Since 2016

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    "Struggled to Finish"

    Don't get me wrong, this book has a lot of good information, however in the audio version it's very tough to listen to a couple hours of references that would be a lot easier to just look at on a web page. I think most of the stories and ideas were kind of disclosed in the first half of the book.

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    ASC California 06-14-17
    ASC California 06-14-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent, Inspiring, Loved it!"

    Like a breath of fresh air. This book was a tremendous help in pushing me out of the doldrums of life. I highly recommend it to everyone!

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    Mark Albertson 06-12-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Wow, what a life changer."

    Just listen, you won't regret it. Prepare to change your life! listening over and over now!

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    Amazon Customer 06-12-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Life Changing Book! A Must Read!"

    Tim Ferris has changed my life with this book, as an entrepreneur I hope to remove myself from the grind and automate my income so I can travel the world! thank you for such a great audiobook!

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    Charles McPike Grand Rapids, MI United States 06-06-17
    Charles McPike Grand Rapids, MI United States 06-06-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Life changing!"

    Amazing book for those who truly value time and seek to maximize their opportunities. It is simply a must read...or listen.

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