The big idea
Tim Ferriss is the epitome of what it means to live an intriguing life. He is a serial entrepreneur that created a business and life that led him to working 80 hour weeks and being miserable by his own doing. In The Four-Hour Work Week, Ferriss takes his personal experience in cutting his workload to a fraction of previous levels while multiplying his income and uses it to share actionable advice we can apply to our own lives.
Why to read
This book is a great read simply to challenge every assumption you’ve ever had about what it means to work, create a business, or even retire. Ferriss lays out a step by step plan for creating your own version of a four hour work week by doing what you love and truly experiencing life.
416 in Hardcover
About the author
Tim Ferris is a modern-day renaissance man who has dedicated his body and life to being the sole subject of human experiments. He has tested theories in business, diet, exercise, cooking, martial arts, language learning, and travel hacking to bring us one of the most influential and well-read lifestyle design blogs on the planet.
Photo: The Next Web Conference 2010
Become a more courageous and generous leader
Get every new essay on making a positive impact in the world as it's published.