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How Tim Ferriss Works Four Hours a Week While Living His Dream Life

We spend our whole lives preparing for a time where we can finally “do the things we want to do,” as if those opportunities weren’t already available to us. It’s this philosophy that Tim Ferriss challenges in The 4 Hour Work Week. Ferriss defies traditional work customs in favor of a simpler, happier lifestyle that gives us the chance to live now, not when we’re…

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Barry Schwartz Challenges the Ideas of Why We Work

When we look at some of the jobs people do every day, it can be hard to understand why they would even get out of bed in the morning. People like housekeepers, laborers, or fast food workers do their jobs each day regardless of how difficult, boring, or demeaning these jobs are. But why? Only one answer seems obvious: They do it for the paycheck….

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