#212 - Why You Shouldn't Be A Slave to a 40 Hour Work Week

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) discuss alternatives to a 40 Hour Workweek. They start off with Tim Ferriss & his ideas around mini retirements followed by the work ethic & career drive of people outside the US. They then dive into Naval Ravikant and his origin story, his thoughts on work, and his vision for the future of work. They end the episode with a few stories about rattlesnakes and bees.


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Show notes:

* (1:04) The 40 Hour Workweek

* (3:56) The Science of Fear

* (7:57) What Shaan learned from The Four Hour Workweek

* (11:23) Mini retirements

* (13:35) What it’s like in other countries

* (17:35) Living like a lion or cow

* (20:04) Shaan on Naval

* (27:05) How to get rich without getting lucky

* (29:27) The future of work

* (36:51) The history of writing

* (41:17) Beware of the rattle snack

* (48:05) Bert behind Bert’s Bees

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