The 4-Hour Work Week (42/66)

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My favorite business book is The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss. 

I read this book before launching my online counseling business, and I’m so glad I did. How often do you read a business book that changes the way you see time? I loved that he stressed the importance to being in control of your own time at work and also in your personal life. 

After reading this book, I started batching things together- running errands, cooking for a few meals instead of just one, doing all my business writing on the same day, etc. He also stresses getting rid of distractions, so I now have all the alerts shut off on my phone, and I return phone calls, texts, and emails at a set time in my day. This helps me to super focus on the task in front of me, which means I get more done in a shorter amount of time! 

Contributor: Heidi McBain


Written by Nathaniel Fried

Co-founder of Fupping. Busy churning out content and building an empire.

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