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Your Authentic Voice

Your Authentic Voice

How to write for the web Your authentic voice is not just about what you say in person. Your authentic voice has to be reflected in all your online activities – website, blogs, articles, tweets, Facebook posts, newsletters, emails…. everywhere online. This...

Delegation Dangers in Pursuit of the 4-hour work week

Tim Ferriss advocates delegating personal stuff to an outsourcer or Virtual Assistant, in pursuit of creating more time to work more efficiently remotely so that you can take a mini-retirement to pursue a dream.

In my previous blog post, I explored some issues of using overseas virtual assistants and why it’s a false economy to engage cheap overseas VA’s.

When you delegate it’s also important to first filter the tasks you are delegating so you are paying to get done what you need to get done and not waste resources because of laziness on your part.

Tim Ferriss on Outsourcing and Streamlining

Many people dream of taking extended holidays, changing careers or pursuing their dream hobbies and Tim Ferriss’ book, The 4-hour Work Week sets out a plan exactly how you can achieve this through a series of mini-retirements and here’s my take on what he suggests.

The 4-Hour Work Week – Permission to dream granted

The 4-Hour Work Week – Permission to dream granted

Tim Ferriss’ introduces the concept of the 4 Hour Work Week to achieve a series of mini-retirements. It turns on its head the norm of working 30-40 years only to find at retirement, you’ve either not got enough money to live out your ‘retirement’ or you’re not in good health anymore, having slogged your guts out or worst still both!