PT020: 8 Years Later, Is the 4-Hour Workweek Still Relevant?

Released Wednesday, 15th April 2015
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In 2007, Tim Ferriss's chart-topping book, The 4-Hour Workweek, created a blueprint for living on your own terms. Listen in as Fred and Jeremy share their experiences with The 4-Hour Workweek- discussing what concepts were more challenging than expected and what factors have remained true for building a business in the 8 years that have passed since its publication.

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  • 02:44 Eating insects

  • 05:26 Tortuga updates

  • 06:55 Challenges with the 4-Hour Workweek

  • 08:57 White Labeling

  • 11:54 Barrier to entry

  • 13:48 Love what you do!

  • 16:54 Ferriss's business model works!

  • 19:03 Lifestyle business

  • 25:26 Set work goals based on your priorities

  • 27:44 Passive income

  • 36:16 Word to the Wise


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  • Jeremy: Having an "accountabilibuddy" while writing - having someone to hold you accountable to your writing deadlines makes you more productive

  • Fred: TripAdvisor mobile app - Offers offline access to maps in local languages to help you get around in foreign cities


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