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4-Hour Work Week Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

ISBN-10: 0307465357

ISBN-13: 9780307465351

Edition: 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Timothy Ferriss

List price: $33.99
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MORE THAN 100 PAGES OF NEW, CUTTING-EDGE CONTENT Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life planthere 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, this book is the blueprint. This step-by-step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: How Tim went from40,000 per year and 80 hours per week to40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for5 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 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 than8 a meal How Lifestyle Design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Timothy Ferriss is an American author and public speaker. In 2007, he published The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, which was a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. Ferriss grew up in East Hampton, NY and graduated from St. Paul's School. He received a degree in Neuroscience and East Asian Studies from Princeton University. Before the release of the 4HWW, Ferriss was an unknown. He marketed the book heavily through bloggers with whom he created personal relationships. He has since been praised for this technique. He has also taken the position that technology such as email, instant messaging and internet-enabled PDAs complicate life rather than simplify it. His teachings fit under the umbrella of what he calls "Lifestyle Design," which he positions as an alternative to the "deferred-life" career path where one would work a 9 to 5 job until retirement in their 60s.