The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich is a step-by-step blueprint to living a relaxed luxury life. This book negates and challenges the old-age concept of retirement and subsequent relaxation or travel. Today, no one has the patience to wait for fulfilling their respective desires since we are living in the age of rat-race. Given the unstable economic conditions of today’s times, no one knows whether they would be able to enjoy and travel life post-retirement. The earlier generations had to struggle a lot during their youth and there was a culture of ‘settling-down’ with a government job and enjoy the retirement and post-retirement plans of the government. Nowadays, with the corporate culture, youth do not have the patience of waiting till the last may be 1/3rd phase of their lives to relax. They have the luxury of enjoying along with their hectic jobs because even the companies today want their employees to be stress-free.