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

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  • The 4- Hour Workweek: Financial Security With Little Money Down

    Nov 9, 2007 by Bryan_Carey is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Books
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Some original and unorthodox methods; Outline format
    Cons: Some advice isn't that sound

    Summary: Getting tired of working fifty hours or more per week to make a decent living? Do you wish there was a way to make the same money and have more free time to do the things you enjoy most? Most people can answer yes to these and other questions like them ... read more

  • Thought-Provoking Informational and Anecdotal Guide to Tim Ferriss' Unique Career

    Jun 17, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ferriss' book is a personal, no-holds barred humorous information and advice guide to thought-provoking concepts.
    Cons: Ferriss' book is fast-paced and presents concepts that may fall short for some readers.

    Summary: I came across this book in the library and purchased it for my personal library. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich is a Wall Street Journal and New York Times best-selling guide to creating work and ... read more

  • Too good to be true? Field test by an actual corporate drone...

    Nov 8, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting ideas that (to some degree) can be applied by anyone.
    Cons: We can’t all get rich by selling each other vitamins and e-books.

    Summary: Billed as the “guide to living a luxurious life without the multimillions,” this book was published in 2007 before the financial market meltdown.  I was curious to test some of the author’s recommendations to see if they worked in ... read more

  • My GOAL - 4 Hour Work Week - Life CHANGING!

    Jan 19, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Insightful, detailed, inspiring, experienced, DEAL breaking = Definition, Elimination, Automation, Liberation
    Cons: You still have to implement it youself, but that's always the challenge with great ideas!

    Summary: I have read this book before, but it make MUCH more sense to me this time around.  I real light bulb moment!There are several basic concepts that we (Americans) tend to take for granted in our society, and the way we live out our ... read more

  • Completely lost in an unrealistic ideal world

    Nov 4, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Decent background story makes it a little more 'human'
    Cons: Too many played out concepts, no fresh concepts, simply bad ideas.

    Summary: I have been a long time reader of self help, motivational, and sales related books for as far back as I can remember, including parts of even middle school.  The reason that I read them isn't always so much for the message, but for the ... read more

  • Inspiring

    May 5, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very inspiring
    Cons: many ideas are not an option for most workers.

    Summary: After reading 4 hour work week by Tim Ferriss I was really inspired. It offered a lot of great ideas on how to limit how much you work so you can enjoy more free time. Yes, there are definitely ideas that most people would find difficult to ... read more

  • 4 hour work week - pleasant surprise

    Feb 28, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great advice, lots of good examples
    Cons: Author attitude, not sure how this could work with kids and a wife

    Summary: I read a lot of business books, and first encountered the four hour workweek book while strolling through borders. It looked like another get rich quick scam, but I still picked it up and started reading. The author, Tim Ferris, came off as an ... read more

  • Who doesn't want to take the zero off the 40 hour workweek?

    Jan 22, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to follow, even easier to apply, clear and concise instructions.
    Cons: You've got to be willing to challenge the status quo, which is tough for some.

    Summary: Everything you think you know about "What it takes" to live a life of being free, free from the restraint of the 9-5, free from being a slave to email and daily(or hourly) interuptions, even free from being in the same location a day more than you'd ... read more

  • Open your mind to some new ways of thinking about money and life.

    Jan 2, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Time-lines and challenges force you to act if you want change.
    Cons: Timothy assumes anyone reading this book is a self-motivated superstar like himself.

    Summary: So many people think this book is a fairy tale. I'm fine with that. More for me. Are some of the ideas a bit out there? Sure. Would many of the things he expects you to implement into your life make you uncomfortable? Good! May changing your ... read more

  • 4 Hour Workweek, Nice Idea, but Unrealistic for Most Real Folks

    Dec 18, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Offers some good advice with respect to Time Management.
    Cons: If you're attracted to such a book, you won't be able to implement such tactics.

    Summary: I'm a sucker for marketing. I judge books by their covers, and this one was no different. How could you ignore the title? For the working, middle-class, 40+hour drones, cutting your hours by 90% sounds like a fantasy, and while this book offers some ... read more

  • You can read it but don't read much into it

    Nov 3, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: full of business and lifestyle internet resources, excellent, resourceful website, motivating
    Cons: unsubstantiated claims, presumes current financial success, presumes certain savvy, presumes independence from responsibility

    Summary: Mr. Ferriss claims we the working people of this country are all a bunch of chumps. The people who built up mot only this country but indeed the world and civilization as we know it are fools. I even dare to say he claims the very people who work in the ... read more

  • The Four Hour Workweek Viagra For Your Career ?

    Sep 1, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Funny quotes , good website citations. occasional philosophic question , product testing idea
    Cons: repackaged old motivational stuff. lame 3rd party stories.

    Summary: I have to confess that I usually categorize books like this in a similar vein to those spam emails we all receive every day. Improve your sex life, grow bigger breasts/penises/bank balances and retire at forty. The subtext for this book by Timothy Feriss ... read more

  • The 48-hour B.S. of scam.

    Aug 25, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting ideas that may help your improve your work-life balance
    Cons: You should not take everything seriously, these things are not new.

    Summary: Somehow I see B.S. and scam all over the place, it’s like they think that we (people) are so darn stupid that we’ll buy any B.S. they (con artists) pull. Obviously, the field of diet supplements and self-help is eroded with such people all over ... read more

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  • Good Book

    Sep 17, 2008 by
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    Pros: Good resources.
    Cons: Some times long winded.

    Summary: I realy liked the information in the book. It is a good tool and he has lots of resources to help you get started with a business ... read more

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