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Living the Four Hour Work Week Lifestyle

Updated on June 12, 2013

Four Hour Work Week(4HWW)

This Four Hour Work Week lens focuses on executing ideas from the New York Times, bestseller-"The Four Hour Work Week" by Timonthy Ferris.

The book begins on how he embarked on his work-life revolution and freeing himself from his 80 hour work week and quadraple his income in the process, a real experiement of working less and making more!

Four Steps to Living the Four Hour Work Week

Step 1

In this book, you can learn four steps towards living the Four Hour Work Week beginning with the first Step

* Definition: How to define your ideal four hour work week

In this section, he discussed the fundamentals of the new lifestyle redesign. How it differs from traditional approaches to work and retirement. He introduces a new term of people called the 'New Rich' who have both free time and the money to enjoy their lives.

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Step 2:Eliminate time wasters and overturns the traditional notion of time management

Tim believes that before you can join the ranks of the New Rich, you first need to eliminate some of the time wasters. He introduces ‘unorthodox’ ways to eliminate your time wasters through maintaining a low information diet and selective ignorance. He encourages you and provides case studies of how he managed to turn his twelve hour days into two hour days through the application of the 80/20 rule, whilst at the same time turn his annual income into his monthly income.

He also has templates for dreamlining that is living your dream lifestyle with the actual budget you need for doing that. A useful tool for planning and working towards your dream lifestyle as you know what your targets are and how much it cost to live it. It may actually be less than what you imagine.

He also includes practical exercises to help you define and eliminate your time wasters and move toward your goal of a Four Hour Work Week.

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Step 3: Aka:How to create an automatic stream of income

After you have learnt to define your ideal lifestyle, eliminate your time wasters, it’s time to automate your lifestyle so you can move towards living a Four Hour Work Week. He includes plenty of case studies of people; ranging employees who work for the Fortune 500 to the business owner who manage to live their Four Hour Work Week lifestyle. He teaches you how to create a ‘muse’ which provides you with an automatic stream of income with minimal effort so you will be able to life your ideal life. Thisw books provides a walk through with a case study of 2 people who are building their automatic streams of income online so they will be able to live their lideal lifestyle!

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How you can set your business on ‘remote control’ so that it frees up your time to enjoy the activities you like.

In this final section, Tim introduces you to a common idea used by the Fortune 500, outsourcing. Outsourcing is not only for the big corporations.

Tim gives you ideas for freeing up your time while having other people do your tasks. Why should the big companies have all the fun, here how to claim your share of the benefits of ‘geoarbitrage’. Do not do work for work's sake

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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

More than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content.Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life planâthere 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: â¢How Tim went from $40,000 per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per month and 4 hours per weekâ¢How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you wantâ¢How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobsâ¢How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economistâ¢How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent âmini-retirementsâThe new expanded edition of Tim Ferrissâ The 4-Hour Workweek includes:â¢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 pointâ¢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 mealâ¢How Lifestyle Design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic timesâ¢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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