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The 4-Hour Workweek

Fundamental rules for success

  1. Retirement is the worst-case-scenario insurance.
  2. Interest and energy are cyclical. Alternating between periods of rest and activity is essential.
  3. Focus on being productive instead of busy.
  4. The timing is never right. Waiting for ‘someday’ means that you will take your dreams to the grave.
  5. Ask for forgiveness, not permission. Try it and then justify it
  6. Emphasize strengths. Don’t fix weaknesses.
  7. When things are done to excess, they often take on the characteristics of their opposites.
  8. Money alone is not the solution. We often use not having enough money as a scapegoat for not self-reflecting and working out what we want out of life.
  9. Relative income is more important than absolute income. Relative income looks at both money and time.
  10. Distress is bad, eustress is good (the type of stress that helps you grow).

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