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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 2010
Edition: First Edition

Description: 278 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Rework shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business. Most business books give you the same old advice: Write a business plan, study the competition, seek investors, yadda yadda. If youre looking for a book like that, put this one back on the shelf.Read it and youll know why plans are actually harmful, why you dont need outside investors, and why youre better off ignoring the competition. The truth is, you need less than you think. You dont need to be a workaholic. You dont need to staff up. You dont need to waste time on paperwork or meetings. You dont even need an office. Those are all just excuses. What you really need to do is stop talking and start working. This book shows you the way. Youll learn how to be more productive, how to get exposure without breaking the bank, and tons more counterintuitive ideas that will inspire and provoke you.With its straightforward language and easy-is-better approach, Rework is the perfect playbook for anyone whos ever dreamed of doing it on their own. Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs they hate, victims of "downsizing," and artists who dont want to starve anymore will all find valuable guidance in these pages. Industry Reviews "Jason Fried and David Hansson follow their own advice in Rework, laying bare the surprising philosophies at the core of 37signals success and inspiring us to put them into practice. Theres no jargon or filler here just hundreds of brilliantly simple rules for success. Part entrepreneurial handbook for the twenty-first century, part manifesto for anyone wondering how work really works in the modern age, REWORK is required reading for anyone tired of business platitudes."--Chris Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of The Long Tail and Free "House-husband, housewife, Fortune 500 CEO, cab driver, restaurateur, venture capitalist -- this is the book for you, a book of true wisdom, business wisdom, life wisdom. The clarity, even genius, of this book actually brought me to near-tears on several occasions. Just bloody brilliant, thats what!"--Tom Peters, New York Times bestselling author of In Search of Excellence, Thriving On Chaos and Leadership "If given a choice between investing in someone who has read Rework or has an MBA, Im investing in Rework every time. This is a must read for every entrepreneur."--Mark Cuban, co-founder of HDNet and Broadcast.com and owner of the Dallas Mavericks "Inspirational... Rework is a minimalist manifesto thats profoundly practical. In a world where we all keep getting asked to do more with less, the authors show us how to do less and create more."--Scott Rosenberg, Co-Founder of Salon.com and author of Dreaming In Code and Say Everything "The brilliance of Rework is that it inspires you to rethink everything you thought you knew about strategy, customers, and getting things done. Read this provocative and instructive book--and then get busy reimagining what it means to lead, compete, and succeed."--William C. Taylor, Founding Editor of Fast Company and coauthor of Mavericks At Work "...a Webby manifesto for post-recession success."--Newsweek

ISBN: 9780307463746


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