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Rework

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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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    MT 02-02-15
    MT 02-02-15
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    "Excellent but not for faint of heart"

    The no bullshit approach is greatly appreciated even when offensive because where one is offended by this book is probably right where they need to be challenged.

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    Lindsay 01-30-15
    Lindsay 01-30-15 Member Since 2013
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    "4 Stars"

    Great book, could have used less of plugging there own company However it made the examples better, knowing that they were learned through experience. Overall I liked it.

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    Todd C. 01-28-15
    Todd C. 01-28-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Refreshing insightful spot on"

    I ran a business with partners for many years who did everything opposite that says this book and it really killed our culture and our productivity and just Nephi not enjoyable as much as it could've been. We could've done things much greater if we had listened to some of the lessons in this book.

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    KENNETH NGUYEN 01-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Quick read"

    Fast read. Great advice. Good for anyone in business or thinking of getting into business. Will pick up the authors other books now.

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    Cora Hegler 01-09-15
    Cora Hegler 01-09-15
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    "Concise solutions that get important work done..."

    A bright spotlight on the workplace nonsense that irritates productive people, sinks moral and drains profitability in businesses across the globe; REWORK gives simple, workable solutions. It is well worth the time of anyone who prefers to check off their To Do list than to politic. To leaders REWORK offers patterns to recognize common symptoms in time to defuse these predictable time bombs.

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    Cristian 01-07-15
    Cristian 01-07-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Super buen libro"

    He trabajado por varios años en startups y empresas, y este libro describe a la perfección lo que verdaderamente importa. Habla bien de los muchos personajes que uno encuentra en el camino super héroes, trabajólicos, rockstars, etc.

    Pienso que es preciso y muy útil.

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    Stephen 12-24-14
    Stephen 12-24-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Concise"

    Short and sweet. Not one of those books that contains mostly filler text to increase the length. No wasted words and valuable information.

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    OrbitalThread London, UK 12-23-14
    OrbitalThread London, UK 12-23-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Excellent! Blockbuster common sense!"

    Shatters alot of assumptions while providing real alternatives. One of the best books I have read in 2014 on business. No fluff just to the point.

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    C Cary, NC, United States 08-27-14
    C Cary, NC, United States 08-27-14 Member Since 2014
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    What did you love best about Rework?

    Started pretty slow. It was hard at first. It came around after they stopped bragging about there own business. But in all worth it and built some knowledge.


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    Femina 08-27-14
    Femina 08-27-14
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    "Worth to Read"
    What made the experience of listening to Rework the most enjoyable?

    Mostly it talk about Facts and Truth than Fairy Tale Story :P


    What did you like best about this story?

    * Policies are collective Punishment .... So Don't create a Policy.
    * Be like a Drug Dealers.
    * Do More with Less.
    * Make Decisions instead of waiting for the best decision. That doesn't exist now.
    * Inspiration is Perishable.

    It really made to think ...... Good one.


    Have you listened to any of Mike Chamberlain’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Extremely Good.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laugh , Think and then implement.


    Any additional comments?

    Valuable and Worthy to read. After completion , feeling like I learnt and knew some facts of business and life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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