A Brief History of Time Management

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The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

2007 Tim Ferris topped the best-seller list with his prescription for a stripped-down work life in The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich. Predictably, he suggests restricting information calories by reducing time spent on the phone and checking emails. More radical recommendations include outsourcing parts of your job to virtual overseas assistants who will do the professional equivalent of writing your term paper at very low rates.