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  • Published: 20 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781785043031
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $32.99

The 4-Hour Work Week

Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich




This eye-catching Vermilion Life Essentials expanded edition of Tim Ferriss’ guide to designing your life will bring this sensational bestseller to an even wider audience of smart-thinking readers.

The international bestseller on escaping the 9-5 and finding a new way of living
Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there 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, this book is the blueprint.

This step-by-step guide to living the life you want reveals:

* How Tim went from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week
* How to outsource your life and do whatever you want
* How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours
* How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent 'mini-retirements'

This edition also includes:

* More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point
* Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating email and negotiating with bosses and clients
* How lifestyle design principles can be used to live ambitiously in unpredictable economic times
* The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.

  • Published: 20 October 2020
  • ISBN: 9781785043031
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

Timothy Ferriss

TIMOTHY FERRISS is a serial entrepreneur, #1 New York Times bestselling author, and angel investor/advisor (Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Uber, and 20+ more). Best known for his rapid-learning techniques, Tim’s books – Tools for Titans, The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body and The 4-Hour Chef – have been published in 30+ languages. The 4-Hour Workweek has spent seven years on The New York Times bestseller list. Tim has been featured by more than 100 media outlets including the New York Times, Economist, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, Outside, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox and CNN. He has guest lectured in entrepreneurship at Princeton University since 2003. His popular blog www.fourhourblog.com has 1M+ monthly readers, and his Twitter account @tferriss was selected by Mashable as one of only five "Must-Follow" accounts for entrepreneurs. When not damaging his body with abusive sports, he enjoys chocolate, bear claws and Japanese animation.

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Praise for The 4-Hour Work Week

It's about time this book was written. It is a long-overdue manifesto for the mobile lifestyle, and Tim Ferriss is the ideal ambassador. This will be huge

Jack Canfield, co-creator Chicken Soup for the Soul

The book that has caught the imagination of overworked America

Sunday Telegraph

This is a whole new ball game. Highly recommended.

Dr. Stewart D. Friedman, Adviser to Jack Welch and Former Vice President Al Gore on Work/Family Issues, Director of the Work/Life Integration Project, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Stunning and amazing. From mini-retirements to outsourcing your life, it's all here. Whether you're a wage slave or a Fortune 500 CEO, this book will change your life!

Phil Town, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of "Rule #1

The 4-Hour Workweek is a new way of solving a very old problem: just how can we work to live and prevent our lives from being all about work? A world of infinite options awaits those who would read this book and be inspired by it!

Michael E. Gerber, Founder & Chairman of E-Myth Worldwide and the World's #1 Small Business Guru

Timothy has packed more lives into his 29 years than Steve Jobs has in his 51.

Tom Foremski, Journalist and Publisher of SiliconValleyWatcher.com

Thanks to Tim Ferriss, I have more time in my life to travel, spend time with family and write book blurbs. This is a dazzling and highly useful work.

A.J. Jacobs, Editor-at-Large, Esquire Magazine, Author of "The Know-It-All

If you want to live life on your own terms, this is your blueprint.

Mike Maples, Co-founder of Motive Communications (IPO to $260M market cap), Founding Executive of Tivoli (sold to IBM for $750M)

Tim is Indiana Jones for the digital age. I've already used his advice to go spearfishing on remote islands and ski the best hidden slopes of Argentina. Simply put, do what he says and you can live like a millionaire.

Albert Pope, Derivatives Trading, UBS World Headquarters

This engaging book makes you ask the most important question that you will ever face: What exactly is it that you want out of work and life, and why? Tim Ferriss is a master of getting more for less, often with the help of people he doesn't even know, and here he gives away his secrets for fulfilling your dreams.

Bo Burlingham, Editor-at-Large, "Inc." magazine, Author of "Small Giants: Companies That Choose To Be Great Instead of Big"

Reading this book is like putting a few zeros on your income. Tim brings lifestyle to a new level-listen to him!

Michael D. Kerlin, McKinsey & Company Consultant to Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund, J. William Fulbright Scholar

Part scientist and part adventure hunter, Tim Ferriss has created a road map for an entirely new world. I devoured this book in one sitting-I have seen nothing like it.

Charles L. Brock, Chairman and CEO, Brock Capital Group, Former CFO, COO, and General Counsel, Scholastic, Inc., Former President, Harvard Law School Association.