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Old 11-19-2007, 03:16 PM   #21
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My only complaint - it could have all been said in 15 pages.
Reminds me of the last Trump "best seller" ... too much self-flatulence; too little substance.
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Old 11-20-2007, 11:47 PM   #22
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Guess this needs to be put on the rose colored glasses list.
Live cheap in foreign countries and be a slave to a meager
budget for the rest of your life. Don't forget to write about it and
peddle it those that cannot enjoy much if it isn't being lazy.
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Old 03-10-2008, 03:07 PM   #23
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Just read the book this weekend - the best part of the book for me was the tips and other book lists to read for international travel. As for the time management techniques - focusing on your tasks and minimizing those that don't provide 80% of the bang, I have been doing that for awhile. I am still a working stiff, but have been able to be very efficient by focusing on those things that are truly important and delegating or letting go the piddly stuff. I only come into the office 1-2 times a week and telecommute the rest - still get great reviews at work - go figure :-)

His idea of 'being the middle man' is and old idea - he's just jazzed it up using new technology via the internet - kind of bored me as it's not the way I wish to do things - when I retire, I want to be *RETIRED* and SOON :-)
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Old 03-10-2008, 04:09 PM   #24
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Lots of good stuff in the book - most of which has also been said elsewhere.

My only complaint - it could have all been said in 15 pages.
May be one sentence: "Outsource all your work to other people and then live a permanent vacation.”
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