The 4 Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss: Summary and Lessons
Summary and Lessons from the ultimate blueprint on lifestyle design.
“The question you should be asking isn’t, “What do I want?” or “What are my goals?” but “What would excite me?”
The 4 Hour Workweek Summary
The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss is the ultimate blueprint on lifestyle design. Follow a simple step-by-step process to reinvent yourself, work better, create a business, and live a luxury lifestyle that favors time and mobility.
The New Rich (NR) are those who abandon the deferred-life plan and create luxury lifestyles using time and mobility.
People don’t want to be millionaires-they want to experience what they believe only millions can buy. The fantasy is the lifestyle of complete freedom it allows.
So the question becomes: “How can one achieve the millionaire lifestyle of complete freedom without first having $1,000,000?”
The step-by-step process you’ll use to reinvent yourself:
- D is for Definition. Introductions to the rules and objectives of the new game. This section explains the lifestyle design recipe and fundamentals.
- E is for Elimination. Kills the obsolete notion of time management once and for all. How to increase your per-hour results ten times or more by cultivating selective ignorance, developing a low-information diet, and ignoring the unimportant. This section provides the first of the three luxury lifestyle design ingredients: time.
- A is for Automation. Puts cash flow on autopilot using geographic arbitrage, outsourcing, and rules of nondecision. Provides the second ingredient of luxury lifestyle design: income.
- L is for Liberation. The mobile manifesto for the globally inclined. Covers how to break the bonds that confine you to a single location. This section delivers the third and final ingredient for luxury lifestyle design: mobility.