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“Luxury is feeling unrushed. It is designing a life that allows you to do what you want with high leverage, with many options, all while feeling unrushed.”
-Tim Ferriss [30:36]
The short audio below answers your 20+ most popular questions, as determined by 7,000+ votes. For those who missed it, I’ve included a bonus part 3 on how to avoid decision fatigue.
You can find the transcript of Episode 49 here. You can find the transcript of Episode 51 here. You can find the transcript of the bonus episode (Episode 44—How to Avoid Decision Fatigue) here. Transcripts of all episodes can be found here.
This was a fun opportunity to answer great questions, including:
1. “If you were to write The 4-Hour Workweek 2.0 for 2015, what would you change or update from the original version? Are there new tools, technology, business models, or ideas that would make it more adaptable to today’s realities?” – Matt Coughlin, Costa Rica [2:56]
2. “What is a main communication technique that you use to network with people of higher status, especially before you reached mainstream success?” – Andrei, Canada [6:26]
3. “Regardless of industry, what is a trend you see developing that you think most people are missing?” – Malcolm, DC [12:56]
4. “What is the one thing that you have absolutely have to do everyday no matter what your schedule is?” – Vik Dulat, Toronto, Canada [16:01]
…and about 15 more questions.
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QUESTION(S) OF THE DAY: What would you like to see in an updated 4-Hour Workweek? OR Do you have any morning routines that make a huge difference in your day? Please share (or read others’ ideas) in the comments!
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- Optimizely or Visual Website Optimizer
- The Pomodoro Technique
- Morning Rituals and Daily Routines
- The 5-Minute Journal
- The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz
- Guided Meditation with Tara Brach as recommended by Maria Popova
- Concept 2 Rower
- How I Learned Yabusame – Japanese horseback archery
Posted on: December 23, 2014.
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