Praise. “Jason Fried and David Hansson follow their own advice in Rework, laying bare the surprising philosophies at the core of 37signals’ success and. we created our own: Basecamp. When we showed the online tool to clients and colleagues, they all said the same thing: “We need this for our business too. Week 7 of our 10 week eBook we are showcasing Rework by Jason Fried are two of the founders of the very successful 37signals company.
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Rework: Unveiling the cover
You have to believe in something. You can’t put it on a shelf and wait two months to get around it. Rework by Jason Fried. Added this to my shopping list on Amazon.
I am a fan of anecdotes, though and personally found that flavour wanting.
The feeling I got when I read the praise of the book in the first few pages was “This book is over-praised”. Trade the dream of overnight success for slow, measured growth.
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Martin Luff on 25 Aug Bartek on 23 Aug EH on 21 Aug Yes, I agree about charlatan Godin. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Please try again later. It is more of a book on a philosophy of business than a book of practice or case studies. Anindya on 21 Aug Some of the sayings are; “good enough is fine”, “long lists don’t get done,” and “say no by default. Vedana on 21 Aug Everything at those places has to get filtered through a lawyer and go through layers of red tape.
Ray Drainville on 21 Aug So you drop everything else you’re working on and begin pursuing your latest, greatest idea. It is full of obvious stuff that I basically agree with but the writing style and argumentation are beyond annoying. Avoid jargon and buzz words. It’s a quick read. A very succinct summary of basic principles that should never be forgotten when aiming to succeed in business.
Quite SaaSish point of view.
Rework by Jason Fried
If the cover was just pure black, I would still buy it. What changed your mind?
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Benjamin Rewoork on 21 Aug I do wonder about the image on the cover. No trivia or quizzes yet. But I still like his matter-of-fact ways.
You don’t need to staff up. If you’re looking for a book like that, put this one back on the shelf. I agree that working all night, having lots of meetings, and creating giant lists do not lead to being more productive. It has an expiration date. They know what to omit. Yet some people still develop a masochistic sense of honor about sleep deprivation.
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