THE 4HWW ACTIVATION MAP Based on the book The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
CAUTION: This map is meant to be a supplement to the book, not in any way a replacement. If you don’t have the book – Go Buy It Now! – and then come back to the map for a visual guide.
Clearly Define How Your Performance Is Measured First
Complete Your Most Important Task Before 11am
Check Email 2 Times Per Day (Ideally at 12pm and 4pm)
Focus On The 2 – 3 Most Important Tasks Daily Until They Are DONE!
Single-Task, Never Multi-Task
Ask Forgiveness… Not Permission
Batch Like Tasks For Efficiency
Be Remarkable… Not Impressive
Outsource If You Can Pay Someone 50% of Your Value Or Less
TO DO DONE
Plan Life Well In Advance (Use the 80/20 Rule)
“People will abuse your time to the extent you let them.”
Tim, if you ever happen to read this map – take this as my request for forgiveness if necessary.
Avoid Information Overload (but read Forbes)
Stop Wasting Time Maximize Productivity Most Important Tasks First Delegate for Efficiency Batch Like Tasks Eliminate Distractions Get Excited Again!