Review: The Four-Hour Workweek


A manual on how to be Tim Ferriss.

And let’s face it, not everyone wants to be Tim Ferriss. Probably not even a lot of people, really. (Though you wouldn’t know it from his sales figures.)

So, unless you happen to be Tim reading this (what’s up, Tim?), there will be great scads of the book that you don’t feel apply to you.

Here’s the key: those sections will be different for each person. Perhaps you want to find a niche market and put your income on autopilot, so that section will be very useful to you, but you have no interest in mini-retirement vacations, so that part you will skim. Or vice versa.

The only person who wants to be exactly Tim Ferriss is Tim Ferriss. So this book is guaranteed to be disappointing, in at least one respect, to YOU. Get it?

(Again… unless you’re Tim. Don’t you have better things to do, man??)

Does that mean you can’t learn anything here? Of course not. There‘s probably at least one thing that Tim Ferriss does (or conceives) better than you.

For my part, I found plenty.

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