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The 4-Hour Workweek

Tim Ferriss

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In The 4-Hour Workweek, Tim Ferriss outlines a pragmatic, realistic guide to working smarter so you can have more quality time and live the lifestyle of your dreams.


The 4-Hour Workweek

The 4-Hour Workweek

by Tim Ferriss


How many times have you said 'I want to travel more,' or 'I want to spend more time with my family'? Many of us dream of having more free time but few manage to achieve it. After all, we always have so much work to do.

Tim Ferriss is an entrepreneur, author, and lifestyle designer who reached the pinnacle of American-style success – and was still miserable. Throughout his battle with his own inner critic and limiting beliefs, the author developed a system that allows him to spend only a few hours per week on work, from anywhere in the world.

The 4-Hour Workweek unravels Ferriss's thorough method and process, from the mistakes he encountered along the way to the moment he realized he'd taken back control of his life and time. Even if you're happy with the job you currently have, there are ways to make your working hours more effective so you have more free time to spend on what really matters.

Favorite quote

Doing less meaningless work, so that you can focus on things of greater personal importance, is NOT laziness.

- Tim Ferriss

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