The 4-Hour Workweek
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|Format:||Hardback, 396 pages, Expanded, Updat Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 15 January 2010|
More than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content.
Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan-there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, "The 4-Hour Workweek" is the blueprint.
This step-by-step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches:
-How Tim went from $40,000 per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per month and 4 hours per week
-How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want
-How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs
-How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist
-How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent "mini-retirements"
The new expanded edition of Tim Ferriss' "The 4-Hour Workweek" includes:
-More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point
-Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating e-mail, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than $8 a meal
-How Lifestyle Design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times
-The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech short-cuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either
About the Author
TIMOTHY FERRISS, serial entrepreneur and ultravagabond, has been featured in the "New York Times," "National Geographic Traveler," "Maxim," and other media. He speaks six languages, runs a multinational firm from wireless locations worldwide, and has been a world-record holder in tango, a national champion in Chinese kickboxing, and an actor on a hit television series in Hong Kong. He is twenty-nine years old.
"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, Co-creator of "Chicken Soup for the Soul(R)," 100+ million copies sold
"This is a whole new ball game. Highly recommended."
--Dr. Stewart D. Friedman, Director of the Work/Life Integration Project, The Wharton School
"Stunning and amazing. From mini-retirements to outsourcing your life,
it's all here. Whether you're a wage slave or a Fortune 500 CEO, this
book will change your life!"
--Phil Town, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of "Rule #1
""The 4-Hour Workweek is a new way of solving a very old problem: just how can we work to live and prevent our lives from being all about work? A world of infinite options awaits those who would read this book and be inspired by it!"
--Michael E. Gerber, Founder & Chairman of E-Myth Worldwide and the World's #1 Small Business Guru
"Timothy has packed more lives into his 29 years than Steve Jobs has in his 51."
--Tom Foremski, Journalist and Publisher of SiliconValleyWatcher.com
"Thanks to Tim Ferriss, I have more time in my life to travel, spend time with family and write book blurbs. This is a dazzling and highly useful
--A.J. Jacobs, Editor-at-Large, Esquire Magazine, Author of "The Know-It-All
""If you want to live life on your own terms, this is your blueprint."
--Mike Maples, Co-founder of Motive Communications (IPO to $260M market cap), Founding Executive of Tivoli (sold to IBM for $750M)
"Tim is Indiana Jones for the digital age. I've already used his advice to go spearfishing on remote islands and ski the best hidden slopes of Argentina. Simply put, do what he says and you can live like a millionaire."
--Albert Pope, Derivatives Trading," "UBS World Headquarters
"This engaging book makes you ask the most important question that you
|Publisher: ||Crown Publishing Group (NY)|
|Dimensions: ||20.73 x 15.29 x 3.43 centimeters (0.52 kg)|