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Rework | [Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson]

Rework

With its straightforward language and easy-is-better approach, Rework is the perfect playbook for anyone who's ever dreamed of doing it on their own. Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs who want to get out, and artists who don't want to starve anymore will all find valuable inspiration and guidance in these pages. It's time to rework work.
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Audible Editor Reviews

"Rework takes aim at marketing, hiring, and other disciplines associated with building a business as if they were bottles lined up against a wall. Then it blows them away...Fried and Hansson are the Henry David Thoreaus of entrepreneurship." (Leigh Buchanan, Inc. Magazine)
"Rework is a Webby manifesto for post-recession success. Forget about strategic planning, [the authors] advise. And ignore your competition - unless you feel like picking a public fight." (Nick Summers, Newsweek)
"I want to buy a copy for everyone I know either to validate their current business practices or to expose them to alternative ways of doing things." (Alexis Rodich, Washington Post)

Publisher's Summary

From the founders of the trailblazing software company 37signals, here is a different kind of business book one that explores a new reality. Today, anyone can be in business. Tools that used to be out of reach are now easily accessible. Technology that cost thousands is now just a few bucks or even free. Stuff that was impossible just a few years ago is now simple.That means anyone can start a business. And you can do it without working miserable 80-hour weeks or depleting your life savings. You can start it on the side while your day job provides all the cash flow you need. Forget about business plans, meetings, office space - you don't need them.

With its straightforward language and easy-is-better approach, Rework is the perfect playbook for anyone who's ever dreamed of doing it on their own. Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs who want to get out, and artists who don't want to starve anymore will all find valuable inspiration and guidance in these pages. It's time to rework work.

©2010 Jason Fried (P)2010 Random House

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    Andre Faria Sao Paulo, Brazil 10-20-11
    Andre Faria Sao Paulo, Brazil 10-20-11 Member Since 2010

    I'm passionated about management, software development, technology, agile, lean and six sigma. I'm also a podcaster, philosopher...

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    "The best business book I've read so far"

    I've never read (or listened) so much truth in a business book as I did in this one.
    It really worth the time your spend listening to it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Penza, Russia 03-13-10
    Michael Penza, Russia 03-13-10
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    "Thought provoking, ever after Getting Real"

    Even though I read Getting Real, a previous book by David and Jason, some 4 times, Rework is definitely thought provoking and inspiring. I do not agree on all topics, and some of them apply only to software industry, but the time definitely has come to "rework work". Or at least re-think what is possible with modern technology, and why people would even care about some mainstream ideas and ways of doing business originating in 18th century.

    What is especially valuable is that this book is written from personal experience and perspective. If you ever thought of starting a company, Rework will be useful for you.

    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Rick Colora, MD, USA 03-25-10
    Rick Colora, MD, USA 03-25-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Like a one day motivational seminar."

    Subtitle, "things you can say after you make a bazillion dollars".

    35 of 49 people found this review helpful
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    Timothy Ormond Beach, FL, United States 07-06-11
    Timothy Ormond Beach, FL, United States 07-06-11 Member Since 2004
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    "Preachy and full of cliche"

    After listening to so many good business and marketing books, this book was difficult for me to enjoy. The authors basically spit out old business one-liners and proverbs, and linked them together in a book. The tone of the book (partly the narrator?) seems arrogant and off-putting.

    The "good advice" was already obvious. For example, "business meetings cost the salary of everyone in attendance." Yes, yes, I know ... this is in EVERY business book on audible. "Don't work hard, work smart!" Why didn't I think of that!?

    I was hoping for something more original. It feels like a self-promotional book for their main business.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    steven 06-27-10
    steven 06-27-10
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    "Great book"

    Loved the book, was very informative and entertaining at the same time.

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    Mary Austin, TX, USA 04-12-10
    Mary Austin, TX, USA 04-12-10 Member Since 2010
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    "37 Signals"

    I'm a huge fan of 37 Signals. Rework is ok, but I prefer to listen to their pod casts. The book delves a bit more in depth than the free audio clips available, but I prefer the casual tone of the podcasts.

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    Brian Touchet, WA, USA 03-15-10
    Brian Touchet, WA, USA 03-15-10
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    "Awesome"

    This book is awesome. From start to finish there is no time wasted. It is pure of just what is relevant and important. Highly recommended for those with a business in 2010.

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    "You cant go wrong with this one..."

    At first look ReWork may appear to be too simple. Don't be fooled, as the book goes on you start to realize a series of things you should (or shouldn't) be doing right now.
    Highly recommended for anyone that is starting his own business and for those who are already consolidated it. Trust me... it's a wonderful time.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Scott Roselle Park, NJ, United States 09-01-11
    Scott Roselle Park, NJ, United States 09-01-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Motivates you to want more from your job!"

    Excellent, practical advice on doing more and taking control. Can't recommend it enough to anyone who thought "I could do it better."

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Chris Fort Myers, FL, USA 04-08-10
    Chris Fort Myers, FL, USA 04-08-10 Member Since 2007
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    "Awesome"

    I have listen to the book about 3 or 4 times just in the first week of owning it.
    Great guide for starting a business in today's world.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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