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Is it Possible to Earn a Significant Income with a 4 Hour Work-Week? Timothy Ferriss Shares his Secrets!

Updated on April 30, 2014

4 Hour Work Week Review

This is a review of Timothy Ferriss’ popular book ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’. I just happened to recently read the book after purchasing it from Amazon and I have to say I am pretty impressed like a lot of others over what Timothy Ferriss has to say on the subject of a 4 hour work week.

This is a dream come true for many of us right? - to be able to relax and be free with just four hours of work every week! I know it’s a dream for me. And I’m sure there are many out there who are looking for the same amount of freedom in their life as Timothy Ferriss claims to be getting. The author gives a lot of practical advice on matters in 'The 4 hour work week' which is sure to enlighten you and prepare you for a brighter future monetarily.

An Inspirational Neils Bohr Quote

“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field”

Success Does Not Come Easy! Timothy Ferriss Explains His Own Story in “The 4 Hour Work Week”

Timothy Ferriss talks in detail about his journey to his financial freedom in ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’. What I liked in the book is that Timothy Ferriss does not go about boasting about his skills and how was able to achieve his success ‘quickly’ and ‘easily’! That’s just lame right? We ALL know that money does not come easily and quickly without a little struggle.

As you will find out after reading ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’, Timothy Ferriss believes in the motto of ‘working smarter and not harder’. He was not exactly popular in his previous work places because of his ability to complete a given task using his own rules and regulations resulting in a faster turnaround time. Timothy Ferriss used the rest of his time to practice his fighting skills because he’s a professional fighter. In ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’, he mentions his struggles – how he got fired – and still rose from the situation to shine and prosper.

What Exactly is a DEAL? ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’ Explains in Detail!

DEAL is an acronym coined by Timothy Ferriss in ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’.

It stands for

  • Definition
  • Elimination
  • Automation
  • Liberation

What Does Timothy Ferriss Talk About in the Book “The 4 Hour Work Week”?

The book ‘the 4 hour work week’ is mainly an inspirational read with steps you need to understand for success to come your way.

Tim/Timothy Ferriss talks about making a "DEAL" and how it can help you in attaining complete freedom in doing whatever your heart desires. We all believe that only millionaires have that kind of freedom to do whatever they want, right? But it is not necessary to be a millionaire to fulfill your dreams as Timothy Ferriss explains in ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’.

By following the DEAL methodology mentioned in ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’, Timothy Ferriss is now earning more money in a month as compared to his first year earnings.

 

Timothy Ferriss Explains "The New Rich"

 Timothy Ferriss is someone who doesn’t really believe in doing a helluva lot of hard work. He gives a term “New Rich” in ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’ for people who are capable of earning without spending hours and hours doing their work. The NR is able to do his work in a short span of time with minimum amount of work that he is able to take out time and enjoy his freedom doing things that he wants to do.  

 

The 4 Hour Work Week Mentions Other Success Stories Too - Learn from Their Mistakes!

Apart from his own real-life story, Timothy Ferriss also gives inspirational success stories of other entrepreneurs in ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’. It’s truly motivational to go through these stories and learn from their experiences. None of these followed the usual norms to gain success. They went against the tide and soon enough success followed. Timothy Ferriss explains how sometimes it is very necessary to go against conventional methods to achieve the impossible. The 4 Hour Work Week book itself has inspired and proved useful for a lot of entrepreneurs. 

Mini Retirements Because of a 4 Hour Work Week

Timothy Ferriss lays emphasis on “mini retirements” throughout your life, and how you can achieve that instead of just concentrating on the big one-time retirement at the end. He believes that it is possible by working smarter and not harder.

'The 4 Hour Work Week' is a step-by-step instruction manual on how you can achieve financial freedom by working just 4 hours per week. Apart from that, Timothy Ferriss explains in detail how you can outsoure your work to virtual assistants on the web. The Four Hour Work Week is surely motivational and inspirational for those who are burnt out because of work! I totally recommend the book to anyone who is into business or looking towards managing a business of your own.

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