Tim Ferriss and The 4 Hour Workweek

Tim Ferriss and The 4-Hour Workweek

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Tim Ferriss and The 4 hour workweek is one of the top books for digital nomads.

If you speak to many digital nomads they will say to you that one of the main books that has inspired them as a digital nomad is The 4 hour workweek by Tim Ferriss.

Below is a interview with Tim Ferriss talking about his book The 4 hour workweek. I hope you enjoy the video and the discussion and the question and answer session. 

 

Below you have a video about The 4 Hour Work Week, and the ten best ideas taken from the book.

 

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Nomadic Matt and the 4 hour workweek Tim Ferriss

When Nomadic Matt  was teaching English in Bangkok Thailand, a friend of his gave him a copy of The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss. At the time it was already a bestseller.

Matt was already trying to figure out how he was going to extend his stay in Thailand; the friend thought that the book would be helpful to him. Matt read the book and immediately started to write ideas down from the book and set things in motion to change his life for good.

It was filled with helpful tips on how to create a work-life balance, and starting your own business, and living a time-rich life.

The book had an overwhelming impact on his thoughts and about living a independent lifestyle. I understood immediately why the book was (and still is) so successful. Matt is now a digital nomad and setup a website Nomadic Matt. He had the opportunity to ask Tim Ferriss about the success of his book.

Tim Ferriss and The 4 hour workweek

Matt asked him why do you think it resonated so much with people? Did you expect such a giant reaction?

I mean you’re considered the father of the “location independent/lifestyle design” movement.
No one expected 4HWW to have the impact it did, I’m still astonished and humbled.

The most common feedback I get is something like, “I used to work in a cubicle in a city I tolerated (at best), and now I run my own company from a laptop in awesome places like Costa Rica or Thailand.”

Literally tens of thousands of people have communicated this to me. It’s incredibly rewarding and I still have to pinch myself.

The Four Hour Workweek, came out of Tim’s own experience of working very long hours, seven days a week and then figuring out how to run a business a lot more efficiently.

Tim Ferriss has some great tips for working out how to get considerably more done in less time, leaving more room to doing other projects, and more relaxed, and do the things that would make you happy.

Most digital nomads would say that the number one book for them would be the 4 hour workweek by Tim Ferriss.

The 4 Hour Work Week – Tim Ferriss Summary              

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