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Tim Ferriss is the author of The 4-Hour Workweek, a New York Times best-seller that incorporates the Pareto Principle and Parkinson's Law into a lifestyle of reduced working hours and more personal free time.

After graduating from Princeton University, where he earned a degree in East Asian Studies, Tim started his first business selling nutritional supplements at the age 23. Since selling his business, he has become a Guinness Book of World Records holder in tango and a host of his own program on the History Channel.

The 4-Hour Workweek is Tim Ferriss' first book. Detailing his personal experiences of success and failures in "lifestyle design", the book provides listeners with a clear road map on how to outsource mundane work, reduce clutter and information overload to create smooth income streams and more free time.

The author believes that pursuing dreams and goals now is more important than deferring them until after retirement, and his book promotes a variety of lifestyle design options that give listeners exciting alternatives to the ordinary nine-to-five routine.

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bloody reviews!

reviews are shit and should be free. being a new user I got caught by not paying full attention to the full title.
dont be dumb like me and pay for shit like tgis

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  • Shailesh More
  • 02-09-2017

choice of work

The way to choose the work or to make the our same work more flexible . just we need to think we can manage our any work from any corner of the world .
according to me book not trying to say do the particular activity but the author want to say manage or frame system for your work so that you can manage it in very less time.
Thank you Mr. Tom

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  • David
  • 27-07-2020

Precis Misses The Point

This summary of the 4-hour work week misses the chance to emphasize key points that are a major point of the "lifestyle planning" regime originally written up in Tim Ferris's book.

I have the original book and bought this as a quick refresher. The problem for this "summary" is that it does not convey the information of the original work and misses emphasis on the things that were considered important by the original author.

Without having read the original work a listener of this item will not get the information intended, and misses some relevant, important points.

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  • Saurav Narayan
  • 30-08-2018

it was short that what i expected

it was nice shot but was having some useless stuff in the starting skip first two chapters they are useless they are just information and stuff

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-08-2018

if your English is not your mother tongue

speech is not so understandable to people whos English is not their mother tongue.
aldo very short

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-08-2018

Scam

As usual bla bla without practicality total scam didn’t find one guy of these so called NR that give really practical steps of the how

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  • Tristian Sanford
  • 25-07-2018

An amazing tool!



This book is by far the best tool I've found to help me reach the lifestyle I aspire too. Many authors outline philosophies or ideals, but Ferriss has demonstrated the steps necessary to attain those ends. Being a recent college grad myself, the 4-hour work week has helped me formulate a plan for the future, and given me the tools I needed to implement it!

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  • Holden Mcknight
  • 25-07-2018

Stop wasting your time and get this book today!



There is nothing wrong with owning your life completely. Tim Ferriss travels the globe and shows us one universal truth: regardless of geography and status, you can own your life again by leveraging teamwork, technology and time in a way that at first may seem unfamiliar, but ultimately becomes a lifestyle, yours.

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  • Kenny Sharp
  • 18-07-2018

A Must Read for Everyone



I feel lucky to have found this book. I will definitely recommend it to everyone I know and that includes YOU. This book is a true "how-to" for creating more of the most precious commodity we have, time, and putting it to good use. There's more practical, timely, real-life information in this book than in anything else I've ever read hands down.

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  • Janis Gibson
  • 18-07-2018

American Dream



This book gives the most realistic examples and methods of managing your time that I have seen. I've automated several businesses myself and travelled extensively while doing so - Tim's book resonated 110% with me and should serve as an example for anyone who wants to transform there daily grind into a life of freedom.

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  • Tami Boyd
  • 18-07-2018

Living the Life



Live every day to it's fullest and by our rules. He proves that we can have our cake and eat it too... pure inspiration to "live the life". Great read for anyone who lives or wants to live outside the box.

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