I read the four hour workweek, and blogged about it here Four Hour Workweek Review. Now, for most of us, four hours a week is just not attainable immediately (or ever), but the book still can affect your life in positive ways (so don't let the title drive you away from reading it).
My progress so far?
1. I got my hair done. (Highlights and cut) so that I can go get my passport picture taken. 😉 We're all planning to start the process next week — once I find all the paperwork.
2. I spent the last week in the mountains of North Georgia in a cabin (here it is) on a whim. I just said “Honey, let's grab the kids and go”. We hiked to some waterfalls, and walked a bit on the Appalachian Trail. On the way back, we stopped at a Wild Animal Safari and fed giraffes and other fun animals — and got drooled on a lot. (And, guess what? My business and my clients weren't impacted a bit!)
I bought a shirt at a little store in the mountains that says
“Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
There is NO Someday.”
I love it!
3. I'm reevaluating the flow of much of my workload. Anywhere I'm in the middle (the bottleneck), I'm removing myself completely. We'll see how effective it is… Wish me luck!
4. I'm not answering the phone anymore. So, if you need me…. leave a message! 😉
I've got a few other things in the works, but that's what I've implemented so far.
How about you? What changes have you made after reading the book?